3 week ago
KazTag and Orda.kz websites have been blocked in Kazakhstan for covering protests
To mark two years since the killing of Qassem Soleimani, a famous Iranian general, hackers with suspected links to Iran took over the websites of Israeli newspapers Maariv and the Jerusalem Post, posting a threatening message
Beijing is collecting datas on overseas social media targets: official documents show that State-agencies are mining Twitter and Facebook to create a database of foreign journalists and academics and monitor Western people critically talking about China
A cyber attack – possibly by China or Russia – hit the academic arm of the UK's Ministry of Defence and had a "significant" impact, the officer in charge at the time has revealed
Due to a malfunction NOS.nl and the NOS app are not or hardly accessible. It is unclear how long the outage will last. The latest news can still be followed on NOS Teletext on television.
On Israeli Channel 12 News: A foreign network of fake profiles (probably Iranian) infiltrated PRO-NETANYAHU activist groups and supported escalated discourse and incitement
1 month ago
Russia: issues with downtime at "Beeline" cellular service provide and "Vkontakte" social media network
Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor demanded from social networking services to remove NGO OVD-Info accounts. Earlier today OVD-Info website banned in Russia. OVD-Info monitors politically motivated persecutions
Reuters: Mobile phone services outage in Sudan
Moscow’s court fined Meta Platforms(Facebook) $25.7 million for “refusal to remove prohibited information”
Google fined 7.2 billion rubles(almost 100 million USD) by Russian court for "repeated failure to delete prohibited information"
Russian court fined Github with about $14000 for refusal to remove prohibited information
Some @awscloud US East Coast users facing issues due to a loss of power within a data center, according to @amazon
1 month ago
Mode S spoofing: Kyiv Ukraine mode s 157DCE (RuAF Su-57 RF-97742grin)
A Russian businessman was extradited to the US this weekend from Switzerland to face charges in an insider trading scheme worth tens of millions of dollars for allegedly hacking into US computer networks, per DOJ @ChrisCarrega & @snlyngaas report
1 month ago
Russian national Vladislav Klyushin was extradited to the U.S. from Switzerland and is charged, along with four other Russians, for his alleged role in a global conspiracy to obtain unauthorized access to U.S. networks to commit wire and securities fraud
Lukashenka ordered the actions of A1 Telekom Austria Group telecom operator A1 to be controlled and severe consequences to be applied
Failure of informational system of Russian road police
1 month ago
Confirmed: A nation-scale power outage has knocked out internet connectivity across much of Venezuela; real-time network data show national connectivity collapsing to 32% of ordinary levels from ~2:30 a.m. local time; incident ongoing
CISA Director Jen Easterly: "The Log4j vulnerability is the most serious vulnerability that I've seen in my decades-long career”
US Department of Commerce: Trade restrictions will be imposed on some companies from China, Georgia, Malaysia and Turkey
US imposes trade restrictions on 37 companies from China and some other countries
Russia offers the European Union collective consultations on cybersecurity, said the special envoy of the President of the Russian Federation.
Military operations in cyberspace are taking place on a full scale, it can be called the Third World War, - Russian Foreign Ministry
Israeli cyber security firm confirms to Fox News: In the past 24 hours, a known Iranian hacking group named "Charming Kitten" or APT 35, has tried to exploit the Log4j vulnerability against 7 targets in Israel, among them "Government offices and big Israeli firms".
Log4j vulnerability "extremely easy to exploit & new ways to exploit it are being reported continuously over the last several days" per @CISAgov's Goldstein "Exploiting this vulnerability gives an adversary potentially deep access into a target"
Log4j vulnerability "extremely concerning" per @CISAgov Exec Asst Director for Cybersecurity Eric Goldstein. Log4j library "widely used in a variety of devices & products, both consumer & enterprise, across sectors & across functions" he says
Does US have a handle on ransomware? "I don't think we there yet" @DHSgov @SecMayorkas tells @business's Technology Summit has to remain on an incredibly high level
A review by @washingtonpost of 100+ @Huawei PowerPoint presentations, many marked "confidential," suggests the company has had a broader role in tracking the populace of China than it has acknowledged
Son of the First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia Vladimir Kirienko has been appointed as CEO of the biggest Russian social networking service VK com(Vkontakte)