3 week ago
Internet Research Agency creation @USA_Really (twitter account of the fake news site by the same name) followed @Garexit prior to being banned.
"I think for sure they will engage in campaign disinformation in the 2018 elections," says @HouseHomeland Chair @RepMcCaul "They're very good at that"
"Americans have a right to know who is saying what and they [Russia] obfuscate that and they make it seem like its your neighbors your friends, in some cases even your family" says @SecNielsen on Russia disnfo campaigns
Concerns also high about Russia disinfo campaigns: "The substance itself 99 percent of the time protected under our first amendment as it should be" says @SecNielsen "The goal here is to raise awareness, to try to unmask the senders, if you will, so Americans can make decisions"
@DHSgov is concerned about Russia messing with US elections, including hacking voting systems - "They have the capability" per @SecNielsen "We should assume they will try to use it"
"We're seeing a threat from nation states. They're very sophisticated" says @SecNielsen "They have spent a lot of time focusing o offensive weapons against us. They do seek to disrupt our critical infrastructure"
"Yhe way were are hyper connected todaywe can't think of this in a feudal protection way of let's build a castle and have guard gates and guns" says @SecNielsen on cybersecurity
"We are not in the propaganda business" - NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg on how NATO should fight the "threat to democratic institutions"
German intelligence chief says Russia tried to hack energy grid
Unna: launching new Israeli cyber bill today to formalize newish cyber agency which has combined securing Israeli cyberspace with developing long-term Israeli cyber strategy
PM Netanyahu: Our airlines and fighter planes can be brought down. Cyber creating unimaginable benefits in many areas, but also vulnerable in all the new eras
PM Netanyahu: Cyber creating new industries and creates own demand, Precision agriculture, drones in sky-can target water, fertilizer down to individual plant. Smart mobility - 500 tech cos huge progress, digital health - 1 billion shekels govt invest
PM Netanyahu: Cyber is ever-present race. We can do it, but increasing challenge. We are absolutely committed to protect ourselves, others cyber challenges. Israel gets 20% of global investment in cyber security. Punching 200x above weight
PM Netanyahu: States can cripple our most sensitive systems, can takeover vital systems. Not theoretical, already happened in the present. Threats even to our weapons
PM Netanyahu: Israeli cyber has glorious future, but faces horrible threats. How do we protect airplanes, networks, anything electronic
3 week ago
A sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defense contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia, security researchers at Symantec Corp said
Hackers hit South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb, bitcoin falls
Cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb says more than $31 million worth of coins has been stolen
Parliament demands EU institutions ban Kaspersky Lab cybersecurity products
Former CIA employee Joshua Adam Schulte charged with sending thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks
4 week ago
Launch of $93M Huawei-installed AdenNet ISP and 4G services this week will transfer control of Yemen's internet access architecture from Houthi-run capital Sanaa to temp capital Aden city.
US warns of North Korea cyber campaign, days after historic summit
1 month ago
Ukrainian police arrest suspect behind DDoS attacks
1 month ago
Bitcoin is extending its decline
1 month ago
Google working on switching to Python 3 as the default language of GAE/Python
Cyberpolice says about many "VPN Filter" virus attacks in Southern Ukraine, in Odesa, Mykolaiv and Kherson regions
U.S. counterintelligence official warns World Cup travellers' devices could be hacked
Belarus: Draft legislation under consideration will end anonymous posting, require website owners to moderate user comments and allow for social media networks to be blocked if they are considered to have violated the new rules
Vietnam lawmakers approve cyber law clamping down on tech firms, dissent
1 month ago
North Korea increases its reliance on Russian Internet transit ahead of historic SingaporeSummit. 188.8.131.52/24 exclusively routed through Russian telecom @ttk_ru. (First activated in Oct 2017)