Viber has closed its office in Minsk and plans to stop investing in the Belarusian economy.
Besides news websites, VPN and secure mail services were blocked in Belarus including @PsiphonInc , @ProtonMail , @ZenMate , @TutanotaTeam , @safevpn, @SaferVPN and many others. Service for live streaming @LiveU is blocked too
The website of @svaboda (@RFERL) was blocked by Belarus' Ministry of Information along with 73 other pages, including euroradio.fm, belsat.eu, by.tribuna.com and many others.
Announcement from @facebook that it'll restrict the spread of QAnon-related content, but won't be outright banning such material
Turkey: Thousands of social media users investigated, Kurdish women's news site blocked
Miami police used Clearview AI to identify and arrest a demonstrator during May protests following the death of George Floyd
New from Epic Games: "Apple has removed Fortnite from the App Store and informed Epic that on Friday, August 28 Apple will terminate all our developer accounts and cut Epic off from iOS and Mac development tools."
7 month ago
Confirmed: Nation-scale internet disruption currently registered in Belarus affecting almost all networks in the country; incident duration ~15 minutes, with signs of some ongoing impact
Foreign internet channels of Beltelecom and NCOT disrupted and caused internet outages in Belarus, now reportedly recovering
8 month ago
Toyota Greece hacked by Turkish Hackers
"I do what's good in terms of the security of the country," replies @POTUS when asked about the ramifications on US businesses if they're banned from dealing with the @WeChatApp
Al-Qassam say their websites have been hacked again, and they are working to restore them
Deir Ezzor: The Syrian Democratic Forces are cutting off the Internet from all areas of Deir Ezzor countryside under their control
Per @MoDIsrael: cleared for Publication: The Defense Establishment Has Thwarted a Cyber Attack Targeting Defense Industries. The attack was conducted by an international cyber group called "Lazarus" - an organization that is backed by a foreign country
Israel's Defense Ministry thwarted an attempted cyber attack against leading Israeli defense industries. The attackers approached the industry workers with tempting job offers LinkedIn, in order to infiltrate their computer networks
The Internet partially came back to Belarus, at 8AM. Major social networks and messengers are connecting again. Most news websites are still blocked
Mobile internet is down in Minsk
8 month ago
Application layer outages in Belarus are in part due to DPI keyword filtering. Blocked words included names of social media and news sites, but also brands like Walmart, Samsung and Disney, giving the impression of a wider technical failure.
Twitter: We're seeing blocking & throttling of Twitter in Belarus in reaction to protests contesting the election result. #KeepItOn Internet shutdowns are hugely harmful. They fundamentally violate basic human rights & the principles of the #OpenInternet
Lukashenko: Internet in Belarus has been cut from abroad, authorities have nothing to do with it
Belsat.eu has been blocked in Belarus. Our website, incl English version, is available abroad
8 month ago [email protected]
is reporting that @svaboda (Radio Free Europe) is not accessible inside Belarus
Hackers linked to the DPRK have been running long-term cyberattacks against the United Nations Security Council and dozens of officials working for its member states, according to an unpublished U.N. Panel of Experts report
8 month ago
Massive hack hits Reddit Hackers are defacing Reddit with pro-Trump reelection messages. Tens of channels have been hit, including some pretty big ones (NFL, The Pirate Bay, 49ers, Black Mirror, GoT fans, etc.)
Google has deleted more than 2,500 China-linked Youtube channels for spreading disinformation, according to its quarterly threat analysis bulletin posted on August 5.
President Trump issued an order banning U.S. business transactions with TikTok's Chinese parent company in 45 days. He also signed an order restricting U.S. business with the owner of WeChat
US President Donald Trump signs an executive order to address the 'threat' of TikTok
Also removed: A troll operation tied to the parent of the @EpochTimes, which featured 303 @Facebook accounts, 181 pages, 44 Facebook groups and 31 @instagram accounts, all of which had ~2 million followers
Facebook said it disrupted a deceptive campaign out of Romania pretending to be Americans supporting US President Donald Trump ahead of the coming election
Twitter moves to curb 'state-affiliated' media accounts