20 June 2021
Jordan Telecommunications Regulatory Authority: Blocking messaging applications in the areas where the Tawjihi exams are held, starting from the 24th of this month and until the 15th of next July, and it begins minutes before the exams and ends shortly
Major cyber attack on Poland this year came from Russian territory says Kaczynski, leader of governing party
Biden's list to Putin of sectors off limits for cyber attacks: 1 chemicals 2 commercial facilities 3 communications 4 critical manufacturing 5 dams 6 defense 7 EMS 8 energy 9 financial 10 food/ag 11 govt facilities 12 health care 13 IT 14 nuclear 15 transportation 16 water
Wave of brief internet outages today hit websites and apps of dozens of financial institutions, airlines and other companies
The State Duma adopted a law obliging large foreign IT companies to open branches or representative offices in Russia
Did Biden detail a penalty for Russia if they interfere in that infrastructure list he gave Putin? Biden says he made clear that the US has significant cyber capability. He adds that if Russia violates these basic norms the US will respond
Biden: We did not talk about a US military response to Russia
"How would you feel if ransomware took on the pipelines from your oil fields? He said it would matter," says President Biden of his convo with Putin, referencing the recent Colonial Pipeline attack
President Biden says he gave Putin a list of 16 critical infrastructure elements that should be off-limits when it comes to cyberattack. They also tasked experts with figuring out a joint understanding of what is "off limits" for these cyber attacks, Biden says
Putin: The largest number of cyberattacks comes from the United States
Russia, US agree to 'consultations on cybersecurity': Putin
US Justice Department official: Russia protects hackers
Cl0p ransomware group busted
Cl0p ransomware group busted
Southwest Airlines flights within the U.S. were temporarily suspended on Tuesday because of "technology issues," according to the FAA — the second major disruption to the company's operations in less than 24 hours
"Offensive cyber was a tool we used" to fight ISIS, per @NATO SecGen @jensstoltenberg, saying the alliance is enhancing its offensive cyber capabilities
Microsoft: Attackers used a large cloud-based infrastructure to compromise mailboxes via phishing then add forwarding rules that allowed them to get access to emails.
Stoltenberg: NATO leaders decided to strengthen the alliance's capabilities in the areas of space and cybersecurity
Blackout in Tbilisi after failure in the power system of Georgia
@jensstoltenberg says @NATO allies will agree at NATO summit today that an attack in space or from a weapon fired from earth against a satellite could trigger an Article 5 response (the principle of collective defence), bringing space in line with land, sea, air & cyber
NATO Secretary General: China uses modern technologies to control its citizens and suppress freedoms
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London: Biden and Johnson will sign a "Atlantic pact" that includes countering cyber attacks
JBS Paid $11 Million to Resolve Ransomware Attack - WSJ
Report of failures in the WhatsApp and Instagram platforms worldwide
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"100%," @JakeSullivan46 told press aboard Air Force One when asked if Biden will bring up cyber attacks with Putin. "All ransomware attacks are crimes. They should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law and every responsible nation should take action against the criminals
New undersea cable to be built by @Google which will connect US, Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina to boost internet connection capacity
The White House says Biden is withdrawing Trump executive orders that sought to ban TikTok ans WeChat , and ordering a new Commerce Department review of security concerns posed by those apps
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Russia plans to discuss the issue of cybersecurity at the Russian-US summit - Russian FM Lavrov says
At the Senate Homeland Security hearing on the Colonial Pipeline hack today, Colonial's CEO just admitted to @HawleyMO that almost all of the employees who know how to manually operate the company's pipelines are either retired or dead, and newer employees don't know how
Fastly, a content-delivery network, says it fixed the issue that caused a global web outage of its services and sites appear to be restored
A global CDN disruption. Fastly incident affects: Asia/Pacific (Auckland (AKL), Brisbane (BNE), Dubai (FJR), Hong Kong (HKG), Melbourne (MEL), Osaka (ITM), Perth (PER), Singapore (SIN), Sydney (SYD), Tokyo (HND), Tokyo (TYO), Wellington (WLG), Singapore (QPG), Tokyo (NRT)), South America (Buenos Aires (EZE), Bogota (BOG), Curitiba (CWB), Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Santiago (SCL), Sāo Paulo (CGH), Sāo Paulo (GRU), Lima (LIM)), Europe (Amsterdam (AMS), Copenhagen (CPH), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), Frankfurt (HHN), Helsinki (HEL), London (LCY), London (LHR), London (LON), Madrid (MAD), Manchester (MAN), Marseille (MRS), Milan (MXP), Oslo (OSL), Paris (CDG), Stockholm (BMA), Vienna (VIE), Munich (MUC)), North America (Ashburn (BWI), Ashburn (DCA), Ashburn (IAD), Ashburn (WDC), Atlanta (FTY), Atlanta (PDK), Boston (BOS), Chicago (CHI), Chicago (MDW), Chicago (ORD), Chicago (PWK), Columbus (CMH), Columbus (LCK), Dallas (DAL), Dallas (DFW), Denver (DEN), Houston (IAH), Jacksonville (JAX), Kansas City (MCI), Los Angeles (BUR), Los Angeles (LAX), Los Angeles (LGB), Miami (MIA), Minneapolis (MSP), Minneapolis (STP), Montreal (YUL), New York (LGA), Newark (EWR), Palo Alto (PAO), Phoenix (PHX), Portland (PDX), San Jose (SJC), Seattle (SEA), St. Louis (STL), Toronto (YYZ), Vancouver (YVR)), South Africa (Cape Town (CPT), Johannesburg (JNB)), and India (Chennai (MAA), Mumbai (BOM), New Delhi (DEL)).
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