National Bank of Belarus reports external DDoS attack on its website
Pompeo adds members of IRGC's cyber operations unit to the terrorist watchlist. "Those with the technical & educational skills required to carry out malicious cyber acts should take note; we will hold accountable those who join the IRGC & carry out malicious cyber activities
Secretary Pompeo: The United States remains steadfast in countering malign cyber activities by Russian actors who are supported by the Government of Russia. Today, we designated a Russian government research institution directly connected to the destructive and life-threatening Triton malware
3 day ago
Secretary Pompeo: Honored to welcome Slovak Foreign Minister @IvanKorcok back to Washington to adopt a Joint Declaration on 5G Security. The U.S.-Slovak relationship will continue to strengthen through our first-ever Strategic Dialogue
FBI says Russia targeting "aviation networks" as part of election interference plan
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Confirmed: Nation-scale internet disruption registered in Guinea ahead of presidential election results; real-time network data show connectivity on leading operator Orange at just 9% of ordinary levels; incident ongoing
: "The UK has announced it will enforce asset freezes and travel bans against two Russian GRU officers and the GRU's military intelligence unit 26165 – codenamed APT28 and Fancy Bear – which were responsible for the 2015 cyber attacks on Germany's Parliament
& @US_CYBERCOM statement on US elections: "we impose costs on any adversary attempting to interfere in our democracy. These are desperate attempts by our adversaries to intimidate or to undermine voter confidence, but Americans can rest assured
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The U.S. government was able to attribute the fake Proud Boys emails to Iran within days because the hackers left behind clues that could be cross-referenced with other sources such as "communications interceptions," according to Reuters
FBI and DHS say Russian hackers are trying to break into US state and local government networks
@CISAgov confirms Russia-linked actor - known as BerserkBear - has compromised US state and local government targets The actor "successfully compromised network infrastructure, & as of October 1, 2020, exfiltrated data from at least two victim servers"
U.S. administration officials have been watching Russia's FSB penetrate state and local systems in recent weeks and believe they have pieced together Russia's plans for election interference.
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ISP attempting to substitute Telegram Security Certificate with own
Iran's mission to the United Nations: accusation of interfering in the American elections is an attempt to "undermine confidence"
Huawei's new R&D centre in Budapest will focus on 'artificial intelligence, streaming, image processing, and signaling technologies'. other EU countries are banning countries from their 5G networks
6 day ago
Microsoft says it took down 94% of TrickBot's command and control servers -that's 120 of 128 servers -62 of 69 during the original takedown -58 of 59 from TrickBot's attempts to rebuild its infrastructure last week
Twitter is temporarily changing how you retweet ahead of the November 3rd US presidential election, to help prevent abuse and the spread of misinformation.
Peskov says that accusation against Russian secret service in cyber attacks is blatant russophobia
Tuva republic of Russia(population 330 thousands) is fully out of electric power
6 day ago
The internet access for Turksat Kablonet subscribers is being restored as of 5:30 a.m. local time, real-time network data show nation wide connectivity at 70%; incident duration ~3,5 hours
Suspected Russian hackers are behind recent intrusions of US state/local computer netwks per industry analysis obtained by @snlyngaas. Attackers breached some "elections support systems" (not involved in vote tallying) per CISA/FBI
1 week ago
Confirmed: Many subscribers of Network operator Turksat Kablonet affected by a nationwide internet outage in Turkey beginning ~2:00 a.m. local time. Turksat Kablonet predicts 5 hours downtime; incident ongoing
1 week ago
Of the six indicted hackers, three registered their cars to their military unit's address in Moscow
Rudy Giuliani's "Russian agent" pal Andriy Derkach has been kicked off Facebook "for violating our policy against the use of our platform by people engaged in election-focused influence operations
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says it's indicting 6 Russian government hackers allegedly part of the "Sandworm" team, run by Russian military intelligence GRU (specifically Unit 74455). Among other things, the unit was behind the hack of Ukraine's power grid in 2015
Per @TheJusticeDept, the attacks caused nearly $1 billion in losses All 6 hackers traced back to the GRU's Unit 74455
Asst Atty General John Demer calls the Russian GRU cyber operations "the most disruptive & most destructive series of attacks ever attributed to a single group"
UK accuses Russian cyber spies of attacking the 2020 Olympics & Paralympics before they were postponed & of posing as Chinese & North Korean hackers to target the 2018 Games. @DominicRaab describes actions of GRU military intelligence service as "cynical and reckless"
UK says Russian military intelligence attempted to disrupt next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo with cyberattacks
U.S. prosecutors charged six Russian GRU officers with involvement in some of the most serious cyberattacks in recent years, including the downing of Ukraine's power grid, interference in the French elections, and the devastating 2017 NotPetya attack