29 January 2022
Citizen Lab found the cell phones of nearly three dozen journalists and activists in El Salvador, most investigating alleged state corruption, were hacked since mid-2020 with Pegasus spyware typically available only to governments and law enforcement
Per @US_CYBERCOM, this is the 1st time the US government has publicly connected the actions of MuddyWater to Iran's Ministry of Intelligence & Security re cyber threats
. @CNMF_CyberAlert identified & disclosed multiple open-source tools actively used by Iranian hacker group MuddyWater. The group is subordinate to Iranian intelligence MOIS and collects intel & conducts malicious cyber activity
Per @US_CYBERCOM, it's not just MuddyWater - other Iranian APTs are also using some of the techniques US is warning about
Internet has been significantly restored in Kazakhstan from ~6 am local time following a digital curfew that lets users go online a few hours each day. The state-imposed shutdown has left millions without access to services and information
[email protected] continues to push for remediation and strengthening security protocols as it leads US response, per @CISAJen CISA's webpage with guidance has already gotten 330,000 page views since it was stood up almost a month ago Another tool downloaded @ 4,000 times
[email protected] update on Log4j shell: "This really is the most serious vulnerability I've seen in my career" per Director @CISAJen Likely present in hundreds of millions of products worldwide, & exploiting vulnerability "trivial" she adds
"We have seen widespread exploitation" by criminal actors & seen some reports of more significant activity, per @CISAJen on Log4j, But @CISAgov cannot independently confirm some reported use/exploitation by foreign adversaries
Kazakhstan's internet shutdown continues as of Monday afternoon amidst protests and political turmoil. Earlier today, some users briefly came online for the first time in five days, while many in NurSultan remain connected.
Internet has been partially restored for some users in Kazakhstan for the sixth time since Wednesday's blackout, in keeping with a daily curfew cycle
2 week ago
Disruption at one of two undersea cables to Svalbard: The disruption is located somewhere between 130 to 230 kilometers southwest of Longyearbyen in the area where the seabed goes from 300 meters down to 2700 meters in the Greenland Sea
Using shodan to find indicators of ransomware victims reveals quite a few interesting results .   Trends for the encrypted string on port 3389 shows an increase in 2019/20, with many having ransomware notes from Loki Locker or XINOF2 week ago
Using shodan to find indicators of ransomware victims reveals quite a few interesting results . Trends for the "encrypted" string on port 3389 shows an increase in 2019/20, with many having ransomware notes from Loki Locker or XINOF
It's now Friday morning in Kazakhstan where internet has been shut down for some 36 hours, placing public safety at risk and leaving friends and family cut off. Connectivity levels continue to flatline at just 5% of ordinary levels
3 week ago
In Ukraine, the SBU security service @ServiceSsu reportedly disrupted 59 attempted cyber attacks on government services in December 2021 alone
Internet and communications outage in all networks in Sudan
Confirmed: Kazakhstan is again in the midst of a nation-scale internet blackout as of early morning Thursday.  While service was available, President Tokayev gave a televised speech appealing to Russia for assistance to protect the state.3 week ago
Confirmed: Kazakhstan is again in the midst of a nation-scale internet blackout as of early morning Thursday. While service was available, President Tokayev gave a televised speech appealing to Russia for assistance to "protect the state."
3 week ago
Websites of Kazakhstani authorities and TV channels are unavailable again
Real-time network data show internet access in Kazakhstan has been partially restored following a nation-scale blackout earlier today amid widespread anti-government protests. It is unknown whether connectivity will be sustained.3 week ago
Real-time network data show internet access in Kazakhstan has been partially restored following a nation-scale blackout earlier today amid widespread anti-government protests. It is unknown whether connectivity will be sustained.
3 week ago
Wired internet has been partially restored in Nur-Sultan(Astana)
Internet has been down in Kazahstan for a few hours where roughly 18% if Bitcoin's hashrate is. Looks like the impact on the hashrate is so far 12% drop just in the last few hours since internet went down
Issues with ATM machines of "Optima Bank" in Kyrgyzstan due to internet shutdown in Kazakhstan
Confirmed: Kazakhstan is now in the midst of a nation-scale internet blackout after a day of mobile internet disruptions and partial restrictions3 week ago
Confirmed: Kazakhstan is now in the midst of a nation-scale internet blackout after a day of mobile internet disruptions and partial restrictions
3 week ago
Official Kazakhstan websites are not accessible from abroad, users reports wired internet shutdown
3 week ago
Reports of issues with internet all over Kazakhstan again. Users could not upload files or send messages
Hackers interrupted a lawyer video briefing on Zoom on Tuesday for relatives of those who died when Iran shot down Ukraine aircraft
Internet significantly disrupted in Kazakhstan as protests against energy prices reach Almaty; real-time network data show impact to multiple providers with high impact to mobile services including Beeline3 week ago
Internet significantly disrupted in Kazakhstan as protests against energy prices reach Almaty; real-time network data show impact to multiple providers with high impact to mobile services including Beeline
3 week ago
Kazakhstani mobile operator Kcell explained the interruptions in communication as “the actions of authorities to ensure security”
Telecommunications company Beeline Kazakhstan confirmed that it is not providing cellular internet services due to reasons beyond the control of the company3 week ago
Telecommunications company "Beeline Kazakhstan" confirmed that it is not providing cellular internet services due to "reasons beyond the control of the company"
Users report problems with Telegram across Europe
KazTag and Orda.kz websites have been blocked in Kazakhstan for covering protests3 week ago
KazTag and Orda.kz websites have been blocked in Kazakhstan for covering protests
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