29 January 2022
1 month ago
Russian army Chief of Staff Gerasimov: Russia wants arms control to include cyber, space, and AI
White House readout of Biden-Putin call: "The two presidents tasked their teams to follow up, and the U.S. will do so in close coordination with allies and partners
A global outage occurred in Amazon Web Services, which led to problems for a number of services, including Facebook, Disney and Tinder, McDonald's, Netflix and dozens of others - data of Downdetector
Amazon is DOWN AGAIN: Thousands of users worldwide are furious after website crashes, leaving them unable to purchase holiday gifts
Microsoft seized last week 42 domains used by Chinese cyber-espionage group Nickel (APT15) in its fifth legal action against an APT group and 24th overall
NATO's David van Weel says he has no details on a ransomware attack reportedly underway on a Dutch defense contractor (h/t @volkskrant), but he expects more of these. "There are more vulnerabilities than defenses," acknowledges Asst SG for Intel/Security David Cattler
The U.S. military has taken actions against ransomware groups as part of a more aggressive approach to organizations that attack American companies, the head of U.S. Cyber Command said. It was the first public acknowledgment of the offensive measures
China "is rapidly improving many of its capabilities, including strike, air, missile-defense, & anti-submarine measures" per @Secdef "It's increasingly focused on integrating its information, cyber, & space operations
1 month ago
Some telecom operators of the Russian Federation began to block Tor
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Russia's censors have learned to block @torproject, all thanks to Sovereign Internet equipment
US diplomats based in Uganda or dealing with the country had their phones hacked with Israel-based NSO spyware in recent months, according to Reuters
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USM holding, owned by Alisher Usmanov, sold VK (formerly Mail.ru Group). The holding owned 57.3% of the company's voting shares, which will now belong to Sogaz (its parent company is Gazprom). Now the company owns VKontakte, Odnoklassniki, Mail.ru, Samokat, shares in Delivery Club, Taxi Citymobil and other services
1 month ago
Roskomnadzor plans to block six more VPN services in Russia: Betternet, Lantern, X-VPN, Cloudflare WARP, Tachyon VPN, PrivateTunnel.
Facebook removed 72 accounts, 9 groups and 8 Instagram accounts, originating in Poland and Belarus. All accounts were related to the ongoing migration crisis at the Polish Belarus border. Belarusian accounts also apparently linked to the KGB
Service to track railway cars GdeVagon is blocking accounts which used to track military movements(verify videos)1 month ago
Service to track railway cars GdeVagon is blocking accounts which used to track military movements(verify videos)
Security Service of Ukraine neutralized a powerful bot farm: 6 thousand accounts worked to trigger protest moods1 month ago
Security Service of Ukraine neutralized a powerful bot farm: 6 thousand accounts worked to trigger protest moods
The chief of the UK's Secret Intelligence Service, Richard Moore, warned that countries such as China and Russia were racing to master artificial intelligence in a way which could revolutionize geopolitics over the next decade1 month ago
The chief of the UK's Secret Intelligence Service, Richard Moore, warned that countries such as China and Russia were racing to master artificial intelligence in a way which could revolutionize geopolitics over the next decade
Cyber police officers detained a 32-year-old man in Odessa who illegally obtained and sold personal data of 42 million foreigners
[email protected] officially announces that @jack has decided to step down as CEO and that the Board of Directors has unanimously appointed CTO @paraga as CEO and a member of the Board
Twitter shares surge 11% in pre-market trading after sources tell @CNBC that @jack Dorsey is expected to step down as CEO of the company.
Less than 10 hours before elections in Honduras begin, the National Electoral Council website is completely down. There's currently no way for voters to find their polling place2 month ago
Less than 10 hours before elections in Honduras begin, the National Electoral Council website is completely down. There's currently no way for voters to find their polling place
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A leaked recording from the Hungarian counterintelligence's HQ reveals PM Orbán's old ally telling security officers that Hungary's opposition poses the "greatest national security threat". This comes after the Pegasus spyware revelations
2 month ago
Ukraine arrests hackers behind Apple cyber phishing schemes
Under Sec. of @EconAtState Jose Fernandez confirmed to @VOANews that the "Clean Network" initiative is now called the "Trusted Network”
2 month ago
Putin ordered to prepare state-owned companies to disconnect from foreign software
Iranian State-controlled IRIB News: "Since the past 2 weeks, the national water level monitoring system has got completely inoperational, although the IT department of the WRM has not confirmed a cyber attack, the current situation show the probability of a cyber attack"
Metrics confirm that social media and messaging apps are being restored on Sudan's leading mobile network, Zain.  Services remain restricted on other providers. Internet access has been disrupted since a military coup on 25 October.2 month ago
Metrics confirm that social media and messaging apps are being restored on Sudan's leading mobile network, Zain. Services remain restricted on other providers. Internet access has been disrupted since a military coup on 25 October.
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Security Service of Ukraine identifies FSB hackers responsible for over 5,000 cyber attacks against Ukraine
2 month ago
Roszdravnadzor officially confirmed that it instructed its territorial bodies to search social networks and the media for knowingly false information about the dangers of vaccination against coronavirus
After Salvadoran news outlet @_elfaro_ published that its journalists & opposition lawmakers received warnings from Apple they may have been targets of state-sponsored cybersecurity attacks, in an attempted jab at El Faro, Bukele's ally says he also got it
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