Pence takes the stage to applause from industry CEOs. He begins by saying that the Trump administration knows that cybersecurity is more important than ever

Map. History of Cyberwar conflict

21 August 2018
The EU parliamentary elections are vulnerable to "fake news" and cyberattacks, the EU Commission warns.
Per @VP, Trump administration allocated additional $1.2 billion for digital defense and is requesting $15 billion for next budget
Social media giant Facebook says it has shut down more than 30 fake pages and accounts involved in what it says appears to be a "coordinated" attempt to sway public opinion on political issues ahead of the US midterm elections in November
Pence takes the stage to applause from industry CEOs. He begins by saying that the Trump administration knows that cybersecurity is more important than ever
U.S. homeland security secretary commends Facebook action
Facebook uncovers sophisticated attempts to influence upcoming US elections on its platforms.
Pro-ISIS Tech Group Announces Weekly QandA To Be Held On Encrypted Decentralized Chat App "riot im" For ISIS Supporters
Iran: Today @telegram stopped twice due to Iran's hijack efforts.This attack started when some political movements asked people to start cross country protests from tomorrow when Telegram is crucial to inform and organise people.
3 week ago
The Swiss Spiez Laboratory, which specializes in the prevention of chemical, biological and atomic warfare, was apparently attacked by a group of hackers linked to Russia's secret service.
3 week ago
Official: Russian hackers targeted 2016 Montana election
Facebook says it's getting close to pulling several InfoWars pages
Mattis on stopping Russian elex interference: " I am not at liberty to explain what we are doing in that regard. Just rest assured there are actions underway to protect our elections or to expose any external by anybody, external efforts to influence the American public"
Montenegro to Join NATO Cyber-Defense Center
3 week ago
Lenin Moreno: I have never been in agreement with Assange's activity, I have never agreed with the interventions in people's private emails in order to obtain information, however valuable it may be.
3 week ago
Ecuador President Moreno says whistleblower JulianAssange must eventually leave London Embassy.
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.
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