26 July 2021
Facebook stored the passwords of up to 600 million users in plain text on internal servers, source tells Krebs
2 year ago
Finland's data protection ombudsman tells @Reuters it will start investigation into suspected data breach of Nokia-branded mobile phones
EU imposes fines of 1.49 billion euros on Google for abuse of market dominance in Adsense advertising
Iran rejects claims it has hacked Israel's Gantz's phone
DoD denies my FOIA request for records detailing Cyber Command's operation to deter Russian interference in the midterm election
Iran hacked phones of Netanyahu's wife and son in bid to eavesdrop on premier, Saudi report says
The horrifying 17-minute Facebook Live video made by the accused New Zealand shooter proliferated on social media in the first 24 hours, and Facebook says it removed 1.5 million copies in that first day.
2 year ago
Norway says it proved Russia's GPS interference during NATO exercises #TridentJuncture
Lawyer: U.S. Navy vet held captive in Iran "went to visit a girlfriend, a woman he met online.just like any of us who might use dating apps here in the United States."
YouTube received an "unprecedented volume" of uploads, coming as quickly as 1 per second after New Zealand shooting. The company took drastic measures, including breaking its own functionality and disabling content moderation, to stop the bleeding.
New Zealand firms consider pulling ads from social media in the wake of last week's mass shooting in Christchurch that was livestreamed on Facebook and redistributed on other platforms
4chan has been blocked in NZ for security reasons
The full video of #Christchurch terror attack is all over YouTube. All over Facebook. A single upload on FB - 23,000 views in 1 hour. And 1000s out there
The New Zealand massacre was livestreamed on Facebook, announced on 8chan, reposted on YouTube, commentated about on Reddit, and mirrored around the world before the tech companies could even react.
Top Facebook executives to leave after company announces push towards privacy
DARPA is building a $10 million, open source, secure voting system. Will be at the Def Con electing hacking village too.
"We are consulting closely" on potential security implications of allies using Huawei for 5G, says @jensstoltenberg. SACEUR Scapparrotti told Congress Weds that NATO has warned Germany if it chooses Huawei, "we're not gonna communicate with them" across those channels.
Facebook via Twitter: We are aware that many users are currently having trouble accessing Facebook and its affiliate applications and work is underway to solve the problem as quickly as possible
The connectivity to internet in Venezuela is coming back, there is still a lot to be done. 13Mar Estimates put us less than ~ 75% of the operational network infrastructure. Based on data / graphics published in almost real time by @internetintel and @IP_Observatory
International Security Affairs DASD Katie Wheelbarger cites Macedonia as a success case for combating Russian disinformation—by anticipating what Moscow was going to do and "setting the battle stage" she says, "I think the Russians were surprised they did not have a larger effect."
@NicolasMaduro: The cyberattack on Venezuela was directed from two US cities, from Houston and Chicago. We are moving forward to discover the full truth of this attack
Maduro announced the appointment of a presidential commission to investigate the cyber attack against the SEN, which will be headed by Delcy Rodríguez
[email protected]: I will ask for the help of international specialists, specialists from the UN, Russia, China and Iran. Countries with great experiences in these defense issues in cyber attacks
J&K: Doda administration releases an order directing all WhatsApp group admins in the area to register themselves. DS Dattatray, DM says, "To ensure law and order situation is not hampered, we've released an order directing all WhatsApp group admins to register with us" (12/3/19)
Maine man arrested in MountainView after threatening @Google over @YouTube channel being shut down
Facebook has banned users from sharing links to Zero Hedge
2 year ago
The Russian Security Service is moving to force mobile operators to block @ProtonMail traffic "due to the sensitive environment and in order to fight calling in fake bomb threats"
Major dip in traffic from Venezuela over the last few days. Big dip started at March 7, 20:55 UTC. Still ongoing.
Maduro: We started the recovery maneuver. At 7 pm on Thursday the recovery process was on track when we was hit with an international cyber attack against the brain of our electric company and automatically tumbled the entire reconnection process
Chelsea Manning, who was jailed in 2013 for leaking US military secrets to WikiLeaks, was arrested for refusing to testify in a grand jury investigation targeting the anti-secrecy group
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