New @NCSCgov report on cyber espionage: "Foreign intelligence services—and threat actors working on their behalf—continue to represent the most persistent and pervasive cyber intelligence threat. China, Russia, and Iran stand out"

Map. History of Cyberwar conflict

21 August 2018
Some @MatSuBorough staff are using typewriters to get their work done after a computer virus shut down the entire network. 500 computers being wiped, many borough services limited but not closed.
New @NCSCgov report on cyber espionage: "Foreign intelligence services—and threat actors working on their behalf—continue to represent the most persistent and pervasive cyber intelligence threat. China, Russia, and Iran stand out"
Russia's intel services "have conducted sophisticated and large-scale hacking operations to collect sensitive US business and technology information" per @NCSCgov report "to collect intellectual property data from US energy, healthcare and technology companies"
Twitter Removes 143,000 Apps That Violated Company's Policy twitter privacy bots
3 week ago
Identity theft protection company LifeLock exposed the email addresses of up to 55 million users through a flaw on its website - Kreb
Here's the research paper behind that Bluetooth vulnerability from a few days back
US Secretary of State Pompeo says he personally warned Russia of "severe consequences" for US election interference
Facebook just held a conference call with reporters about its false news policies and election security. No news, but they did affirm that Infowars has not violated their standards enough times to be banned.
3 week ago
In cyber, Germany needs to counter-attack, minister says
3 week ago
Iran's growing cyber capabilities pose danger: German spy agency
Indications @YouTube having trouble removing ISIS-produced content - 91% of ISIS propaganda videos uploaded more than once in 3 month period, while 60% of accounts involved remained active, per @FightExtremism study
4 week ago
German intelligence agency says cyber attacks with likely Iranian origin pose danger to German firms, research institutions
Russian hackers have penetrated electric utilities and could have caused blackouts,. "They got to the point where they could have thrown switches" and disrupted power flows, said Jonathan Homer, chief of industrial-control-system analysis DHS
4 week ago
A publicly accessible server (no password required) of Level One Robotics and Controls exposed 157 GB of highly sensitive data from hundreds of companies, including large automakers.
4 week ago
Over 150GB of data was left on a publicly accessible server by Level One Robotics, a supplier to Tier 1 automotive firms including VW, Chrysler, Ford, Toyota, GM and Tesla, and German manufacturing giant ThyssenKrupp.
Paul Nakasone, U.S. cyber commander and director of the National Security Agency, confirmed that he’s created a special task force to address Russian threats in cyberspace
U.S. launches campaign to erode support for Iran's leaders
1 month ago
Singaporean prime minister among 1.5m hit by medical data hack
1 month ago
Singapore says hackers stole 1.5 m health records in 'unprecedented' cyberattack
Russian MFA changed Twitter profile pic to FreeMariaButina1 month ago
Russian MFA changed Twitter profile pic to "FreeMariaButina"
U.S. says alleged Russian agent Maria Butina poses a serious flight risk, should be detained pending trial - court filing
Google hit with record 4.34 bn euro fine over 'illegal' Android strategy - EU
Google is expected to get a record antitrust fine of $5 billion from the European Commission following a probe into concerns over Android apps, sources say
Google services suffer outage, taking down major websites and services, including Spotify and Snapchat
Trump: "My administration has and will continue to move aggressively to repeal any efforts, and repel, we will stop it, we will repel it, any efforts to interfere in our elections. We are doing everything in our power to prevent Russian interference in 2018."
Trump claims he misspoke on election meddling, says he sees no reason why it wouldn't be Russia that was responsible
Trump says his administration will move aggressively to repel any efforts to interfere in 2018 election
Trump says he meant to say in Helsinki that he saw no reason why it would not be Russia that interfered in elections
Trump says Russia actions had no impact on outcome of elections, accepts U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that Russia meddling took place
1 month ago
U.S. lawmakers urge Google, Facebook to resist Vietnam cybersecurity law
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