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3 month ago
From @TheJusticeDept on SolarWindsHack
The commander of the Quds Force threatens cyber attacks on America in response to the killing of Soleimani
The Romanian government is expected to task the Minister of Finance with making operational the European Cybersecurity Competence Centre, a new EU body that will be hosted in Bucharest.
US "must take aggressive action against those who develop or control Chinese connected software applications to protect our national security," says @POTUS in executive order
4 month ago
Here's the #SolarWindsHack joint statement
@CISAgov @ODNIgov @NSAGov say all signs still point to Russia in #SolarWindsHack. The actor "likely Russian in origin, is responsible for most or all of the recently discovered, ongoing cyber compromises of both government & non-governmental networks" per statement
Israeli firms thwart '$100m cyberattack' by China-linked hackers The hacker group is moving from cyberespionage to ransomware and targeting the world's largest online gaming firms, researchers say
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited from the UK to the US because of mental health concerns, court rules
4 month ago
An internet outage on state-run internet operator ABA CANTV and Movilnet has impacted multiple states of Venezuela as of 11:00 a.m. local time; national connectivity now at 66% of ordinary levels; incident ongoing
O'Brien: We're doing a wide-ranging investigation into the recent cyberattacks, and it's clear that it was a sophisticated intelligence operation
The cyberattack against @coe came after the issue of a ruling severely condemning the government of Turkey for the detention of co-chair of the pro-Kurdish @HDPenglish MP @hdpdemirtas
The extension of military confrontation to cyberspace and outer space increases the risk of using nuclear weapons, said the Russian General Staff
"The Pentagon won't even brief us," adds @JoeBiden
Reply to questions now, @JoeBiden - on the cyberhack - says: "It is a grave risk and it continues. I see no evidence it's under control"
The US president-elect says the cyber hackers - which he says initial indications suggest the culprit is Russia - were carefully planning it from at least last year. He repeats his warning that the breach poses a "grave risk to national security"
Biden: United States has been exposed to the massive cyberattack, and it will not pass without a response
Biden: Cyber attacks are a threat to US national security
Administration of @realDonaldTrump need to cooperate fully with @Transition46, which they haven't been doing, about the cyberattack Russia is suspected of carrying out, says @JoeBiden
"Cyberattacks must be treated as a serious threat by our leaders at the highest level," says @JoeBiden. "This all happened on Donald Trump's watch when he wasn't watching
"The Trump administration failed to prioritize cybersecurity," according to @JoeBiden. "Enough's enough"
On the "massive cybersecurity breach," @JoeBiden says we don't know the full extent of it and the extent of the damage it has done
Biden transition says Trump admin has refused to transfer the @POTUS and @WhiteHouse Twitter accounts with followers and that Biden must start from zero — reversing goodwill gesture from Obama admin in 2016
4 month ago
WSJ: Google, Facebook Agreed to Team Up Against Possible Antitrust Action, Draft Lawsuit Says
Infosec: A second group of hackers have targeted SolarWinds systems Some SolarWinds systems have been found to be compromised by malware called Supernova
President Trump's outgoing Attorney General Bill Barr says it 'appears' Russia responsible for massive cyber attack on U.S. government and private sector, joining Secretary of State Pompeo in blaming Moscow
The Russian Federation officially and strongly denies any involvement in hacker attacks on US institutions and companies, - Putin's spokesperson Peskov said.
USA: US lawmakers should approve $1.9 billion to fund a program to remove telecommunications network equipment that the US government says poses risks to national security
US President-elect Biden's team to consider several options to punish Russia for its suspected role in the hacking of US government agencies & companies once he takes office, from new financial sanctions to cyberattacks on Russian infrastructure
CNN quotes former Director of Cybersecurity Agency: The cyber attack in the United States may be more extensive than announced