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This press release reporters are getting is legit - confirmed by sources close to former President Trump. He is launching a media company with a social media platform called "TRUTH Social"
Recorded Future report examines a campaign aimed at discrediting the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID19 vaccine. The campaign's TTPs suggest it is most likely associated with Russian state-sponsored information operation Secondary Infektion
Greatest technological threat to the US CIA Director Bill Burns points to China, across a range of emerging technologies. Also says he would never underestimate the capacity of "this Russian leadership" to make good use of cyber tools for asymmetric uses
"We need reporting to address this threat" per @TheJusticeDept Deputy AG Monaco re ransomware "We need that engagement from victim companies, & we need it early"
"The other thing that has struck me is the sheer brazenness.especially when it comes to ransomware & digital extortion" per @TheJusticeDept Deputy AG Monaco. Describes cyber threat landscape as "crowded & aggressive"
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"We are yet another inflection point" when it comes to cyber threats facing the US, per @TheJusticeDept Deputy AG Lisa Monaco "Russia China North Korea & Iran pose a significant threat" she says "Now the threat is blended with criminal groups. They are forming alliances
Evil Corp is back. The infamous Russian ransomware gang is behind the hack that hit Sinclair Broadcasting Group this weekend
Google announced it has prevented the attack of "Russian-speaking hackers" on YouTube bloggers
UK fines Facebook over £50 million for information breach
AGKarlRacine: I just added Mark Zuckerberg as a defendant in my lawsuit against Facebook. Our continuing investigation revealed that he was personally involved in decisions related to Cambridge Analytica and Facebook's failure to protect user data
Defense Secretary Austin: "We again call on Russia to end its occupation of Crimea, to stop perpetuating war in Eastern Ukraine, to end its destabilizing activities in the Black Sea & Ukraine's borders, & to halt persistent cyberattacks against the U.S”
Full blackout in occupied South Ossetia after accident at power lines
Donald Trump's presidential website was hacked and defaced by Turkish "hacktivist" group RootAyyildiz on Monday morning
Facebook's secret list of banned dangerous individuals and organizations, which can't be freely discussed on the company's platforms, leaked and today TheIntercept publishing it in full
Microsoft said it mitigated a 2.4 Tbps DDoS attack, the largest ever
Downdetector: Users are reporting malfunctions at Walmart and Southeast Airlines
@Microsoft says Iran targeted using Cyber U.S. and Israeli defense technology and global maritime companies
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Seeing reporters/ think tankers tweeting warnings from Google: Massive Russian phishing campaign had 14k targets. Actor: Fancy Bear (apt28), same people that hacked @HillaryClinton campaign. Google says they *blocked* 100% of messages
In a letter to the Dutch Parliament, the country's Minister of Foreign Affairs said the Netherlands can use its intelligence and armed forces to respond to ransomware attacks on critical sectors
The Wall Street Journal: "Cyber Daily: NSA Chief Says Ransomware Threat to Remain for Years - The Wall Street Journal"
Director of the US Cybersecurity Agency: The Chinese are trying to access our military industries database
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Russian hackers haven't backed off, U.S. administration official says, despite Biden raising the issue directly with Putin in June
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Hong Kong Policy Address: New cybersecurity law to protect 'critical infrastructure'
US surge vs ransomware - "We have a surge going on right now" to better understand the actors, the tactics, per @CYBERCOM_DIRNSA
New Python ransomware targets virtual machines, ESXi hypervisors to encrypt disks
Francis Haugen: Facebook's internal research identifies problems children face online such as bullying
Frances Haugen: Facebook has not been able to gain confidence in the impact of its content on children
"The threat is shared. Our adversaries are targeting everyone, pushing the limits" @CYBERCOM_DIRNSA tells @Mandiant Cyber Defense Summit ransomware "once viewed as criminal behavior is now a national security issue" he adds re China Russia Iran North Korea
"Facebook has repeatedly misled the public" testifies whistleblower Frances Haugen before the commerce committee of the US Senate. "No one truly understands the destructive choices made by Facebook except Facebook"
Not only are Facebook's services and apps down for the public, its internal tools and communications platforms, including Workplace, are out as well. No one can do any work. Several people I've talked to said this is the equivalent of a "snow day" at the company