1 week ago
"We're going to make a full report" on whether any evidence if China and Russia meddled in #Midterms2018.
Facebook has briefed Sen. Mark Warner, the leading Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, about an alleged Russian disinformation operation targeting American voters that was discovered on the eve of the midterm elections, per a spokesperson. @donie reports.
1 week ago
Facebook has formally linked the 115 FB and IG accounts it removed on Monday to Russia's IRA, according to a statement given to CNET
1 week ago
Xinhua's first English AI anchor makes debut at the World Internet Conference that opens in Wuzhen, China Wednesday
Tajikistan reportedly blocked social media, including Youtube, Facebook and Odnoklassniki. Probably in response to the growing civil unrest in Mountainous Badakhshan
It's not yet known who is behind the limited Midterms2018 misinformation campaign, according to a @DHSgov official.
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_krebs says 44 states logged into the classified situational awareness room sharing info, "We have not seen any compromise" of election systems
2 week ago
A new website aimed at sowing doubt on today's midterms traces directly back to a company cited by Mueller as part of Russia's interference operations.
Russia's Roscosmos confirms computer glitch on board International Space Station (ISS), the crash of the program is with one of the three computers on the ISS, it will not affect the operation of the station, that computer will have to be restarted.
Main computer of Russian part of International Space Station failed, Roskosmos works to repair it
Iranian officials say the country is being targeted by a cyberattack; 2 officials blamed Israel for the attack and said it targeted Iran's communications infrastructure
2 week ago
Power outage at @Bradley_Airport in New England - Terminal A is currently operating on backup power
Georgia Secretary of State formally requests FBI help to investigate alleged hacking by Democratic Party of Georgia
Houthis cut off mobile Internet services from Hodeidah
Twitter deletes over 10,000 accounts that sought to discourage U.S. voting — Reuters
The Pentagon has prepared a cyber attack against Russia as a response on possible interference with 2018 midterm election
Hackers are selling the private messages of at least 81,000 Facebook users whose data was likely stolen through malicious browser extensions - BBC
SecDef Mattis says Russia has been violating infosec since 2008. Says since then US diplomats have been trying to bring Moscow back into compliance. He said "the diplomats are still trying, as we speak" "We are still looking for a solution. If you have ideas, please email me".
DOJ charges 10 Chinese individuals, including MSS intelligence officers, hackers hired by the MSS and others, with carrying out repeated intrusions into US companies' systems, inc to steal commercial airline secrets.
U.S. justice department says Chinese intelligence officers and their recruited hackers and insiders conspired to steal sensitive commercial aviation and technological data for years
The Justice Department has charged 2 Chinese MSS spies with running a hacking operation to steal sensitive commercial airline secrets-the 3rd time since Sept that DOJ has charged Chinese intel officers with stealing U.S. commercial secrets.
3 week ago
Jacob Wohl (the "LA hipster cafe" guy) is tied to the DNS records for the place that did the "investigation" for this thing. He used [email protected]
when setting up the site.
Last week, bots were driving 60% of the Twitter conversation about the caravan.
3 week ago
Pakistani bank denies losing $6 million in country's 'biggest cyber attack'
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange says Ecuador is seeking to end his asylum and turn him over to the U.S.
IBM has agreed to acquire U.S. software company Red Hat for 34 billion dollars, including debt, as it seeks to diversify its technology business
Investigation: Russian charged as secret agent, Maria Butina, studied US groups' cyberdefenses for student project.
Hosting company Joyent will no longer provide services to Gab, the social networking website used by the Pittsburgh shooter
Breakdown of the Iran-linked pages / accounts: - 30 pages - 33 FB accounts - 3 groups - 16 @instagram accounts per @facebook, these accounts/pages had about 1.02 million followers, more than 25,000 accounts joined one of the groups
Facebook blocks Iran-linked bid to influence British, US politics