Map. History of Cyberwar conflict

6 May 2021
The New Zealand massacre was livestreamed on Facebook, announced on 8chan, reposted on YouTube, commentated about on Reddit, and mirrored around the world before the tech companies could even react.
Top Facebook executives to leave after company announces push towards privacy
DARPA is building a $10 million, open source, secure voting system. Will be at the Def Con electing hacking village too.
"We are consulting closely" on potential security implications of allies using Huawei for 5G, says @jensstoltenberg. SACEUR Scapparrotti told Congress Weds that NATO has warned Germany if it chooses Huawei, "we're not gonna communicate with them" across those channels.
Facebook via Twitter: We are aware that many users are currently having trouble accessing Facebook and its affiliate applications and work is underway to solve the problem as quickly as possible
The connectivity to internet in Venezuela is coming back, there is still a lot to be done. 13Mar Estimates put us less than ~ 75% of the operational network infrastructure. Based on data / graphics published in almost real time by @internetintel and @IP_Observatory
International Security Affairs DASD Katie Wheelbarger cites Macedonia as a success case for combating Russian disinformation—by anticipating what Moscow was going to do and "setting the battle stage" she says, "I think the Russians were surprised they did not have a larger effect."
@NicolasMaduro: The cyberattack on Venezuela was directed from two US cities, from Houston and Chicago. We are moving forward to discover the full truth of this attack
Maduro announced the appointment of a presidential commission to investigate the cyber attack against the SEN, which will be headed by Delcy Rodríguez
[email protected]: I will ask for the help of international specialists, specialists from the UN, Russia, China and Iran. Countries with great experiences in these defense issues in cyber attacks
J&K: Doda administration releases an order directing all WhatsApp group admins in the area to register themselves. DS Dattatray, DM says, "To ensure law and order situation is not hampered, we've released an order directing all WhatsApp group admins to register with us" (12/3/19)
Maine man arrested in MountainView after threatening @Google over @YouTube channel being shut down
Facebook has banned users from sharing links to Zero Hedge
2 year ago
The Russian Security Service is moving to force mobile operators to block @ProtonMail traffic "due to the sensitive environment and in order to fight calling in fake bomb threats"
Major dip in traffic from Venezuela over the last few days. Big dip started at March 7, 20:55 UTC. Still ongoing.
Maduro: We started the recovery maneuver. At 7 pm on Thursday the recovery process was on track when we was hit with an international cyber attack against the brain of our electric company and automatically tumbled the entire reconnection process
Chelsea Manning, who was jailed in 2013 for leaking US military secrets to WikiLeaks, was arrested for refusing to testify in a grand jury investigation targeting the anti-secrecy group
Network measurements show extraordinary nationwide impact as Venezuela is knocked offline amid power outages from 8:55 PM UTC (4:55 PM VET); incident ongoing
Facebook just announced a takedown in the UK, of pages which posed as far-right groups to then post anti-far-right messages. Some of the content also focused on Pakistan, Kashmir and India.
#YouTube restricted on #Venezuela's state-run internet provider for over 20 hours starting 14:00 PM UTC (10:00 AM VET).
Wall Street Journal: Iranian hackers have targeted thousands of people with cyber attacks in the past two years
Zuckerberg announces that Facebook will make it possible to send messages between Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp services. Zuckerberg also says the company will step up encryption and won't store user data in countries with weak human rights records
FBI director: Foreign influence campaigns continue 'virtually unabated'
A federal judge has denied Chelsea Manning's effort to avoid testifying before a grand jury in the case of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Here's @xychelsea this morning outside the Alexandria federal courthouse. She's been ordered to testify before a grand jury, likely against Assange. Foto @FordFischer
2 year ago
Russian military officials arrive in Oslo as Norway puts GPS jamming facts on the table
Iranian state TV releases documentary that shows that Ruhollah Zam, manager of the "Amad News" Telegram channel that played a role in last winter's protests, has apparently been compromised by Iranian intel-parroting their disinfo and giving them inside info on Iranian opposition
Apple has suspended iOS distribution certificates of numerous Iranian app developers, seemingly in a move aimed at enforcing US sanctions against Tehran. Not the 1st time @Apple cracks down on Iranian startup/tech firms. Many have called on @tim_cook to remove the ban.
Confirmed: For the first time during the crisis Twitter was blocked in Venezuela from 12:50 pm UTC (8:50 am Venezuela) with a duration of the incident of 40 minutes. The reason is unknown.
Telegram suspends channels for Iba (Ebaa), a media outfit linked to Syria jihadist group HTS. Iba survived previous suspensions that targeted "terrorist" content.
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