3 December 2021
EU court upholds 2.4-bln-euro fine on Google: statement
United States Cyber Robinhood says email addresses of 5 mln customers exposed in security breach
"When I met with President Putin in June, I made clear that the United States would take action to hold cybercriminals accountable. That's what we have done today," says @POTUS in a statement
US: Power outage causing significant flight disruptions at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Reuters: "Five hackers linked to ransomware gang REvil arrested since Feb -Europol"
Bloomberg: In the U.S., a Ukraininan national, Yaroslav Vasinkyi was indicted for his involvement in REvil ransomware attacks, according to court documents unsealed Monday in Dallas
Bloomberg: European authorities on Monday morning announced that they had arrested five people allegedly associated with the Russia-linked REvil ransomware group, which was accused of being behind attacks earlier this year on the meatpacker JBS SA and others
9th Circuit Court of Appeals just denied NSO's efforts to dismiss @WhatsApp's lawsuit. Rejected spyware company's claims to foreign sovereign immunity. This lawsuit going forwards is a massive blow to NSO.
Confirmed: Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and some WhatsApp and Telegram servers restricted in Ethiopia after leak of national exam papers; incident ongoing
CNN reporting that DOJ will announce this morning that they have seized $6 million from REvil and are seeking to have Ukrainian Yaroslav Vasinsky extradited from Poland, where he's being held. Russian Yevgeniy Polyanin also to be charged
On 16 October 2021, Front Line Defenders was contacted by the Palestinian human rights organization Al Haq to report a possible spyware infection targetting the device of one of its Jerusalem-based staff members
Internet remains disrupted in Sudan two weeks after a military coup targeted the transitional civilian government. The assault on communications leaves the public without a voice at a critical time, presenting a direct threat to democracy.
3 week ago
Putin had a phone call with CIA director Burns, discussed cybersecurity among other things
Yedioth Ahronoth: Tel Aviv fears lifting immunity from its electronic companies after blacklisting NSO
Reward of up to $10 million being offered by @StateDept for information on the identities and location of DarkSide ransomware group leaders
4 week ago
Security Service of Ukraine has identified FSB hackers who have carried out more than 5,000 cyberattacks on Ukrainian authorities. Cyberattacks were carried out by the FSB hacker group called ARMAGEDON, which operates in Ukraine. The SBU managed to identify the perpetrators by name
Joint Chiefs chairman General Milley says the military focus on space and cyber — especially with China's rise — is akin to the time between WWI and II, when the world saw the military application of aircraft, mechanized vehicles and the radio
Four foreign companies added to the Entity List "for engaging in activities contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests" of the US, announces @StateDept
The U.S. has blacklisted the Israeli spyware company NSO Group after determining its phone-hacking tools were used to "maliciously target" government officials, journalists, businesspeople and activists, among others
The Biden administration notified the Israeli government only an hour in advance of its announcement about blacklisting Israeli Cyber spying companies NSO group and Candiru, Israeli official tells
Gen. Milley says cyberattacks against the United States take place "millions of times a day" and hacks against the Pentagon happening at an "astronomical" level
1 month ago
Possible cyber attack disrupts healthcare services in Canada - minister
Facebook says it will shut down its face-recognition system and delete faceprints of more than 1 billion people
Facebook says it will shut down facial recognition within weeks
The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has suffered what two sources have described to The Record as a "destructive" cyberattack Incident is currently being investigated as a wiper rather than ransomware
1 month ago
Russian carder/hacker Sergei Pavlovich has been detained by police in St. Petersburg, where he's been living openly for years (and bragging about his exploits)
[email protected] had blocked the account & @YouTube channel of Lukashenka's Investigative Committee. The IC was involved in repressions towards the civil society of Belarus & published videos of detainees' testimonies, filmed obviously under duress
FB took down a troll farm in Nicaragua, run by the Nicaraguan government and the FSLN party.
1 month ago
Microsoft: macOS flaw could have let attackers install undetectable malware
Israeli official says Prime Minister Bennett and French President Macron agreed that Israel and France will put the NSO cyberespionage scandal behind them "and look ahead and strengthen cooperation"
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