Russian President Putin signed into law new measures that theoretically would enable the Russian internet to operate independently from the rest of the world, according to documents posted on a government portal Wednesday.
Russia says US statements about Venezuela are "part of information war"
1 year ago
Access to social media, streaming and messaging services restored across Venezuela 20 minutes prior to live-streamed Maduro speech at 1:05 a.m. UTC (9:05 p.m VET) following day of internet disruption
Vodafone found hidden backdoors in Huawei equipment
1 year ago
Real-time network address space scans of Venezuela show that, as of 12:10 p.m. UTC (8:10 a.m. VET) there hasn't yet been an attempt to fully disconnect internet access
1 year ago
Multiple internet services restricted in Venezuela amid military-supported uprising following #OperacionLibertad calls; incident ongoing
Maduro government blocks Twitter in Venezuela
A U.S. cyber security official says it will have to reassess its ability to share information with its European allies if they use Huawei technology in their non-core 5G networks
Director Wray: No country poses a broader, more severe intelligence collection threat than China. China has pioneered a societal approach to stealing innovation in any way it can, from a wide array of businesses, universities, and organizations.
Facebook deletes 17 Spanish extreme right wing pages with 1.7M followers
Twitter banned over 5,000 bot accounts this weekend tweeting about how "Russiagate" is a hoax. The botnet has ties to a rebranded pro-Saudi social media operation.
1 year ago
In Dnipropetrovs'k region Security Service of Ukraine @ServiceSsu foiled an attempt to sale personal data of voters of region to Russian Federation
Google has complied with an Indian court order to block access to the popular app TikTok
Ecuador's Vice Minister of Communications says "Israel is helping us prevent hacking attacks after the decision to extradite Julian Assange to Great Britain." Last week there were 40 million attempts to hack into government and official sites.
Instagram has closed Maj. General Mohammad Bagheri's account. He is an IRGC military commander, currently serving at the most senior military position available in Iran, Chief of Staff for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Russian State Duma approved the law on Russian Internet isolation in 3rd reading
1 year ago
The official Instagram page of IRGC Quds forces chief commander Ghasem Soleimani was closed
Gen. Dunford on US Cyber Command's efforts to protect the 2018 US elections: Gen. Nakasone "is able to combine intelligence with Cyber capabilities to quickly execute operations and we saw combined with authorities the benefit and power of that last fall in protecting our democracy"
The U.S. Justice department Charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with conspiracy to commit computer intrusion.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange 'is no hero': British foreign minister
Wikileaks: Julian Assange did not "walk out of the embassy". The Ecuadorian ambassador invited British police into the embassy and he was immediately arrested.
Ecuador has taken the decision to withdraw the diplomatic asylum of Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, as reported by President Lenin Moreno
Julian Assange, 47, (03.07.71) has today, Thursday 11 April, been arrested by officers from the Met Police (MPS) at the Embassy of Ecuador, Hans Crescent, SW1 on a warrant issued by Westminster Magistrates' Court on 29 June 2012, for failing to surrender to the court.
The State Duma adopted in 2 reading a bill on the sustainable work of the Russian Internet
testing confirmed that a platform voiceonline.net , intended to peacefully express dissent to the upcoming constitutional referendum in Egypt was blocked almost instantly by the state.
China to use 5G technology to tackle flow of refugees from North Korea
Facebooks bans white nationalist groups
New Zealand's privacy commissioner has labeled Facebook as "morally bankrupt pathological liars" who "cannot be trusted."
2 year ago
In the G7 ministerial, deputy secretary of state Sullivan and the G7 foreign affairs ministers discussed responsible behavior of nations in cyberspace
The white nationalist far-right is adopting clowns as their new identifying symbol. It seems comedic at first, but at its heart is a demonstration of deep nihilism