5 August 2021
7 month ago
The Kremlin: We have nothing to do with the hackers who infiltrated the US Treasury
Israeli spy tech firm Cellebrite says it can now hack Signal - that was previously considered safe
The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are investigating apparently the same hacking effort that also afflicted prominent cybersecurity firm FireEye
According to WaPo, hackers working for the Russian foreign intelligence (SVR) are behind a broad hacking campaign targeting US government agencies and top security firm FireEye. The matter was so serious it prompted an emergency National Security Council meeting Saturday
US Treasury and an agency responsible for deciding policy around the internet and telecommunications breached by hackers backed by foreign government
Reuters: hackers backed by foreign government stole information from U.S. Treasury dept and national telecommunications and information administration - sources familiar
Reuters: The US Treasury Department was hacked by hackers backed by a foreign government
IEA is making a database of ANDSF members who surrendered or defected7 month ago
IEA is making a database of ANDSF members who surrendered or defected
Palestinian hackers launch advanced cyberspying operation, Israeli firm says
Hyundai Motor Group units and its chairman have agreed to buy an 80% stake in robot maker Boston Dynamics from SoftBank Group Corp for around 800 bln won-900 bln won ($736 million-$828 million), 1 person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday
France: Data privacy watchdog imposed its biggest fine of 100 million euros on Google Alphabet for breaking the country's rules on online advertising trackers (cookies)
Romania's capital Bucharest will host the European Cybersecurity Competence Center, a future hub to distribute EU and national funding for cybersecurity research projects across the bloc
48 states file complaint accusing Facebook of anti-competitive behavior, US files antitrust lawsuit to unlink Instagram and WhatsApp
Personal data of 300000 Moscow covid19 patients leaked7 month ago
Personal data of 300000 Moscow covid19 patients leaked
Big data has 'turbocharged' repression in China's Xinjiang, says rights group7 month ago
Big data has 'turbocharged' repression in China's Xinjiang, says rights group
FireEye, one of the largest cybersecurity companies in the US, said on Tuesday that it has been hacked, likely by a government, leading to the theft of an arsenal of internal hacking tools for testing clients' cyber defenses
Sources tell the WaPo that the Russian SVR intelligence service -APT 29 - appears to be behind the hack of FireEye. That's the same group that hacked Democratic servers in 2015. But the investigation continues.
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Norway: The national spy agency on Tuesday accused Fancy Bear (or APT28), a Russian hacker group linked to Moscow's military intelligence, of a cyberattack on the Norwegian parliament earlier this year
Cybersecurity firm FireEye has been hacked. In a blog post, CEO Kevin Mandia said a highly sophisticated foreign nation-state attack resulted in the theft of internal hacking tools (Red Team kits)
A US judge orders the Commerce Department to lift restrictions on the TikTok app
The court in Paris sentenced the Russian Vinnik to five years in prison
8 month ago
Turkey's Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) has once again blocked access to JinNews news website
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Infosec: The government of Kazakhstan intercepts HTTPS traffic in its capital. This is the third time since 2015 that the Kazakh government has imposed the installation of a root certificate on the devices of its citizens
Amnesty International: Iranian security tried to cover up its crimes by cutting off the Internet
Telegram is down in Belarus8 month ago
Telegram is down in Belarus
Issues with connection to Telegram reported in Belarus8 month ago
Issues with connection to Telegram reported in Belarus
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Trojan malware installed USB drives into 94 computers at Leonardo SpA, formerly Leonardo-Finmeccanica, major defense and aerospace company, has uploaded 100k files or 10Gb data to an unknown website. Two managers of the company have been detained after a long investigation
Brazil: Data of 243 million Brazilians is exposed online the source code of a website. The password to access a very sensitive Ministry of Health database was stored in the source code of a government site
US won't extend Friday deadline for Bytedance to divest @tiktok_us assets, but deal talks may continue, reports @Reuters
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Serbia's BIA intelligence agency has been listed among likely users of controversial software that enable it to locate every phone in the country in seconds – says a report by @citizenlab
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