Russia plans to discuss the issue of cybersecurity at the Russian-US summit - Russian FM Lavrov says
At the Senate Homeland Security hearing on the Colonial Pipeline hack today, Colonial's CEO just admitted to @HawleyMO that almost all of the employees who know how to manually operate the company's pipelines are either retired or dead, and newer employees don't know how
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Fastly, a content-delivery network, says it fixed the issue that caused a global web outage of its services and sites appear to be restored
A global CDN disruption. Fastly incident affects: Asia/Pacific (Auckland (AKL), Brisbane (BNE), Dubai (FJR), Hong Kong (HKG), Melbourne (MEL), Osaka (ITM), Perth (PER), Singapore (SIN), Sydney (SYD), Tokyo (HND), Tokyo (TYO), Wellington (WLG), Singapore (QPG), Tokyo (NRT)), South America (Buenos Aires (EZE), Bogota (BOG), Curitiba (CWB), Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Santiago (SCL), Sāo Paulo (CGH), Sāo Paulo (GRU), Lima (LIM)), Europe (Amsterdam (AMS), Copenhagen (CPH), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), Frankfurt (HHN), Helsinki (HEL), London (LCY), London (LHR), London (LON), Madrid (MAD), Manchester (MAN), Marseille (MRS), Milan (MXP), Oslo (OSL), Paris (CDG), Stockholm (BMA), Vienna (VIE), Munich (MUC)), North America (Ashburn (BWI), Ashburn (DCA), Ashburn (IAD), Ashburn (WDC), Atlanta (FTY), Atlanta (PDK), Boston (BOS), Chicago (CHI), Chicago (MDW), Chicago (ORD), Chicago (PWK), Columbus (CMH), Columbus (LCK), Dallas (DAL), Dallas (DFW), Denver (DEN), Houston (IAH), Jacksonville (JAX), Kansas City (MCI), Los Angeles (BUR), Los Angeles (LAX), Los Angeles (LGB), Miami (MIA), Minneapolis (MSP), Minneapolis (STP), Montreal (YUL), New York (LGA), Newark (EWR), Palo Alto (PAO), Phoenix (PHX), Portland (PDX), San Jose (SJC), Seattle (SEA), St. Louis (STL), Toronto (YYZ), Vancouver (YVR)), South Africa (Cape Town (CPT), Johannesburg (JNB)), and India (Chennai (MAA), Mumbai (BOM), New Delhi (DEL)).
The UK government website gov dot uk is not working either
There's a web outage going on right now. Twitch, Reddit, Amazon, and even The Verge is down. Looks like a key CDN might be down
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Guardian and New York Times giving these errors
TIME, citing US intelligence sources: We are closely monitoring Iran's electronic disinformation campaign
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Encrypted App SupplyChain sting attack by @FBI @AusFedPolice on criminal gangs 'The Australian Federal Police then planted the devices with the pre-loaded AN0M into the hands of criminals by using several key criminal "influencers" '
US investigators have seized 63.7 Bitcoins, now valued at about $2.3 million
US investigators have recovered millions of dollars in cryptocurrency paid in ransom to hackers whose attack prompted the shutdown of Colonial Pipeline. DOJ today is expected to announce details of the operation led by the FBI
"Ransomware is a national security priority" and will be treated as such at G7, says @JakeSullivan46
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US in Myanmar @USEmbassyBurma on the internet shutdown in country. On June 4, internet access in Myanmar was severely interrupted/blocked coincidentally during period where civilian government @NUGMyanmar was giving its 1st live presser virtually.
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Searching for images of "tank man" today on @bing, the search engine of @Microsoft. 天安门大屠杀
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Reaction from Donald Trump on 2 years Facebook ban
Nigeria says it suspends Twitter days after president's post removed
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In a meeting in Washington today, @JakeSullivan46 and his French counterpart discussed, among other topics, how to "counter challenges associated with malicious cyber activity such as ransomware, and terrorism
On May 27, @Facebook removed 168 assets linked to Russia's Internet Research Agency (IRA) in Sudan that promoted pro-Russia content. In particular, the pages focused oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin and the benefits of a Russian military base in Port Sudan
A ransomware attack has disrupted Massachusetts ferries
Psaki: "President Biden certainly thinks that President Putin and the Russian government has a role to play in stopping and preventing these [cyber]attacks"
White House says it is reviewing ransomware threat, Biden to discuss it with Putin
Kremlin: cybercrime is on agenda of Putin and Biden meeting in Geneva. Kremlin's spokesperson says not aware of source of attack on JBS
Hacking group behind cyberattack against JBS, largest meat producer globally A Russia-linked cyber gang that goes by REvil or Sodinokibi. Attack shut down plants that supply 1/4 of US beef; company says "majority" will be up tomorrow
"JBS notified the admin that the ransom demand came from a criminal organization likely based in Russia. The WH is engaging with the Russian government on this matter and delivering the message that responsible states do not harbor ransomware criminals," @KJP46 says on AF1
Thousands of Australian meat workers had no work for a second day on Tuesday after a cyberattack crippled the world's largest meat processing company. A government minister said it might be days before production resumes
Train traffic in the Netherlands has largely come to a standstill due to a failure in an internal telephone network. As a result, signals and points cannot be operated, reports NS.
Russian Defense Ministry will have Artificial Intelligence Department by December, 1st
Mexican prosecutors have announced the arrest of a man identified in Romania as a key underworld figure, Florian Tudor, suspected of running an international skimming operation copying credit card data
Hackers linked to Russian intelligence seized an email system used by a U.S. agency USAID and then mounted attacks on groups critical of Putin