23 October 2021
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IT media/IT community website dev.by is accessible from inside Belarus, but not outside
China's gene giant harvests data from millions of women:"Reuters has found that BGI's prenatal test, 1 of the most popular in the world,is a source of genetic data for the company,which has worked with the Chinese military to improve 'population quality'
Microsoft's emergency patch update for the PrintNightmare RCE exploit fails to fully address the Windows vulnerability & can be bypassed in certain scenarios, allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code on infected systems
Ryuk Ransomware Now Targeting Webservers
Tucker Carlson was talking to U.S.-based Kremlin intermediaries about setting up an interview with Putin shortly before he accused the NSA of spying on him. U.S. gov't officials learned of this outreach
"I was briefed this morning. FBI's working with the RNC to determine the facts. When we find out the facts, I'll know what I'm going to do tomorrow," Biden told us, when asked about @GOP cyberattack. He clarified he might not decide tomorrow. "But that's what we're doing now
A failure in the Madrid Health website reveals the data of the king and thousands of people
Code in ransomware attack written to avoid Russian computers
"The "Smode" mode (safeboot mode) is activated with the -smode parameter , in this case the ransomware sets the current user's password as DTrump4ever , configures the auto-logon and enables the safe mode with network before proceeding with system reboot
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Russia denies reports that its hackers breached Republican National Committee; attack reportedly coincided with Kaseya ransomware attack attributed to suspected Russian state-linked hackers
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Massive cyber attack hit Ukrainian governmental internet sites today. Web pages of Presidential Office, secret agency SBU, anti corruption agency NABU, State Bureau for Protection of Communications, State Investigation Agency and of others were down
Asked about whether @WhiteHouse has communicated with Russia about the ransomware attack on @KaseyaCorp, @PressSec says there'll be another bilateral experts level meeting next week
"We will reserve the right to take action on our own" if Russia doesn't act on REvil, adds @PressSec
REvil "operates out of Russia with affiliates around the world," according to US intelligence officials, notes @PressSec
Bloomberg: The Pentagon killed the $10 billion cloud-computing JEDI contract awarded to Microsoft in 2019, now plans to divide the work between Microsoft and Amazon
Bitcoin swings as Chinese regulators take action against a company that was allegedly providing cryptocurrency-related services
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Japan to bolster national cybersecurity defence with 800 new hires: Report
The REvil ransomware gang is asking for $70 million to publish a universal decryptor that can unlock all computers locked during the Kaseya incident3 month ago
The REvil ransomware gang is asking for $70 million to publish a universal decryptor that can unlock all computers locked during the Kaseya incident
New investigation by @ForensicArchi : Pegasus Malware reportedly used in 45+ countries to infect phones of activists, journalists & human rights defenders. Made by NSO Group Technologies Ltd, one of several Israeli cyber-weapons firms.
"This is SolarWinds with ransomware," said Brett Callow, a ransomware expert at the cybersecurity firm Emsisoft on Kaseya supply chain attack
Biden says he is not sure if recent ransomware hack is Russian - but if it is, US will respond
Cyberattack on Kaseya resulted in massive downstream effects all over the world
The US President: We will respond to Russia if it is proven to be involved in the recent cyber attacks against American companies
Hackers began a global ransomware attack on Friday, hitting more than 1,000 companies, and forcing Sweden’s Coop grocery chain to close hundreds of stores. Hackers compromised Kaseya, an information technology management software supplier
Some 200 US companies are hit by a ransomeware cyber attack, reportedly linked to a cyber group based in Russia
Infosec: Kaseya App Supply Chain Attack Delivers Massive REvil Ransomware Delivery to US Companies. Kaseya is designed to allow administration of systems with high level privileges
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The Taiwanese government has also accused China of launching cyberattacks against the democratic island. It said it is hit by some 20 million cyberattacks every month - and targets include defense computer systems, finance, communications, and even critical infrastructure
Turkey's communications director:  With the development of digital opportunities, manipulation, fake news can easily spread; this opportunity can be used for malicious purposes. This situation requires a structural transformation in media and understanding of journalism3 month ago
Turkey's communications director: "With the development of digital opportunities, manipulation, fake news can easily spread; this opportunity can be used for malicious purposes." "This situation requires a structural transformation in media and understanding of journalism
A hacker groups claims to have gained access to data associated with NATO's SOA & IdM cloud platform after hacking software firm Everis They now want 14,500 XMR not to leak the data, per DDoSecrets, who had a chat with them
"Second massive LinkedIn breach reportedly exposes data of 700M users, which is more than 92% of the total 756M users. The database is for sale on the dark web, with records including phone numbers, physical addresses, geolocation data, & inferred salaries
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