25 September 2021
Internet censorship. Netblocks: Iranian government wants to prevent protesters from expressing their anger
French President Emmanuel Macron has called an urgent national security meeting for Thursday to discuss the Israeli-made Pegasus spyware after reports about its use in France emerged this week, a government spokesman said
Israel forms damage control team after NSO Pegasus spyware reports
NSO keeps saying its software is intended for use against militants and organised crime even after ample evidence it's been used against journalists, human rights activists, politicians, and their families
2 month ago
Russia conducted a drill on disconnecting Russian segment of Internet from global
22yo Britain citizen arrested in Spain in connection with the July 2020 @Twitter hack that breached the accounts of @BarackObama @kanyewest @elonmusk @BillGates & +100 others Joseph O'Connor also charged with hacks of @Snapchat @tiktok_us accounts
2 month ago
Saudi Aramco facing $50M cyber extortion over leaked data
Pakistan again blocks TikTok App due to "continuous presence of inappropriate content"
Kelihos botnet creator Petr "Severa" Levashov sentenced to 33 months, time served, and three years of supervised release
Internet outage on Irancell and Hamrah-Avval operators in Ahvaz and Shadegan cities of Khuzestan province
2 month ago
French President Macron among potential Pegasus spyware targets, NGO says
EU Commissioner for Financial Services: Cryptocurrency is one of the newest ways to launder money. Our rules will now apply to the whole of the crypto sector. We will ban anonymous crypto wallets and make sure that crypto-asset transfers are traceable
@ADSBexchange also down
China rejects cyber hacking charge, accuses US of 'massive' eavesdropping Chinese embassy to the EU says 'certain country in the West' has abused its technological advantages for years, without naming US
The U.S. government has high confidence that hackers tied to the Ministry of State Security, or MSS, carried out the unusually indiscriminate hack of Microsoft Exchange Server software that emerged in March, senior officials said
Hackers Stole a Terabyte of Data from Oil Giant Saudi Aramco
Alleged ISIS social media account 'mistakenly' publishes a website affiliated with Iran-backed Shia militias, just moments before releasing the statement that claimed responsibility of today's suicide bombing in Sadr City2 month ago
Alleged ISIS social media account 'mistakenly' publishes a website affiliated with Iran-backed Shia militias, just moments before releasing the statement that claimed responsibility of today's "suicide bombing" in Sadr City
Big impact from PegasusProject investigation: Amazon is shutting down NSO Group infrastructure
Bloomberg: U.S. is accusing the Chinese government of not only leading malicious cyber operations, but also of hiring mercenaries. the claim accuses China of not only sponsoring espionage, but also supporting and possibly endorsing the work of cyber criminals executing attacks
Bloomberg: The group of nations attributing the attack to China includes Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan and NATO, marking the first condemnation by the North American-European alliance on China's cyber activities, the senior Biden administration official said
2 month ago
Hungary's government used Israeli spyware supposedly meant for use against serious criminals and militants to target "at least 10 lawyers, an opposition politician and at least five journalists," hacking the phones of @direkt36 investigate reporters
2 month ago
The UK also names the Chinese Ministry of State Security as being behind activity known by cyber security experts as "APT40" and "APT31". "Widespread, credible evidence demonstrates that sustained, irresponsible cyber activity emanating from China continues" @FCDOGovUK says
US and countries around the world are China "accountable for its pattern of irresponsible, disruptive, and destabilizing behavior in cyberspace, which poses a major threat to our economic and national security," says @SecBlinken
2 month ago
Chinese state-backed groups were responsible for a "reckless" attack on Microsoft Exchange servers earlier this year, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said
Military-grade spyware licensed by an Israeli firm to governments for tracking militants and criminals was used in attempted and successful hacks of 37 smartphones belonging to journalists, human rights activists, business executives
A website on the dark web claims to sell data from Saudi Aramco Proof includes 34 mid-res images. Screenshots with PII are redacted, making verification impossible
The Washington Post:A global investigation has found that military-grade spyware The Pegasus Project was used in attempted and successful hacks of smartphones belonging to journalists, human rights activists, business executives and the fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Russian Ministry of Defense blames DDoS cyberattack behind malfunction of its website2 month ago
Russian Ministry of Defense blames DDoS cyberattack behind malfunction of its website
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued an advisory on misinformation about Covid-19 and vaccines that has "led to avoidable illnesses and death"
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