24 September 2021
Facebook Messenger, BBC News and social media CDN servers restricted in Egypt by leading providers amid demonstrations against government corruption; incident ongoing
The Egyptian State Information service sends an email to the Foreign journos with good journalistic practices tips and warns: it has "carefully monitored what was broadcasted and published by global media outlets through their accredited correspondents in Cairo in the past 24 hours"
The cyberspace security center of Iran president's office (AFTA) has rejected Western media reports that Iranian oil facilities and other vital infrastructure have been targeted by successful cyber attacks
Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal
Network data show intermittent disruptions to internet connectivity in Iran from 6:30 PM UTC amid reports of disruptions and outages affecting online industrial and government platforms; limited impact affecting specific providers; root cause not yet established
Power outage in multiple states of Venezuela; network data show connectivity falling below 10% in Zulia Miranda Lara Táchira and others, significant impact in Carabobo as well as disruption in Caracas; incident ongoing
Twitter closes thousands of fake news accounts around the world
[email protected] just announced a whole batch more takedowns. Including: Saud al-Qahtani; Fake accounts run by Partido Popular in Spain; Hong Kong; Saudi/UAE; Ecuador
Reuters: Twitter suspends the account of former adviser to the Royal Court Saud Al-Qahtani
China, Russia, North Korea, Iran, "see cyber warfare as a way to take-on the United States & impose costs without confronting our traditional strengths" per @EsperDoD
"Our strategies, our deterrences can be effective" per @CISAKrebs, pointing to impact indictments of the 2 Iran ians behind the SamSam ramsonware, others
Symantec report details new Tortoiseshell APT that's been targeting IT companies in Saudi Arabia since 2018, in what appear to be supply chain attacks with the end goal of compromising the IT providers' customers
Global Times' Hu Xijin has posted to Weibo complaining that "accessing the outside internet is extremely difficult" - and hampering the work of his newspaper. "Personally, I feel that this is a bit over the top."
Blue and White reports a massive DDOS attack against their computer systems, originating from multiple locations. The damage caused is in the tens of thousands of NIS
Federal Election Commission Chair @EllenLWeintraub: "Disinformation is a fundamental assault on our democracy, on the united character of the United States"
Facebook removes 76 accounts from Iraq, 168 accounts from Ukraine for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'
China's Foreign Ministry on Monday slammed US officials' smear campaign against Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies in some Gulf countries.
Russian spies in the US compromised the encrypted radios and cell phones used by FBI surveillance teams, allowing them to track FBI personnel-and providing Russian spies access to actual FBI communications.
Sanctions announced by @USTreasury targeting three DPRK state-sponsored malicious cyber groups responsible for North Korea's malicious cyber activity on critical infrastructure
Twitter blocks Raúl Castro and other Cuba official media accounts
2 year ago
RT and Sputnik editor-in-chief Simonyan banned on Facebook @RT_com @M_Simonyan
2 year ago
Russia's Prosecutor-General's Office is investigating foreign diplomats for interfering in Russia's internal affairs, and also Google
2 year ago
Bangladesh has cut off access to the Internet for Rohingya refugees in camps there
France says will block development of Facebook Libra cryptocurrency in Europe
Active campaign ongoing against pro-Ukrainian accounts on social media, many blocked or restricted cause of complains on old posts
2 year ago
Third Glonass-M satellite is offline, and on unscheduled maintenance - Roscosmos institute
2 year ago
A report by National Grid has concluded that energy network protection systems worked "in line with their design" during the August 9 power cut but security standards should be reviewed to determine if higher levels of resilience would be appropriate
Wikipedia has been experiencing intermittent outages today as a result of a malicious attack. We're continuing to work on restoring access. #wikipediadown
Hong Kong Stock Exchange says its website was hacked while it halted derivatives trading to fix unrelated software bug
"We're in the midstof a global cyber pandemic" per @NSAGov General Counsel Glenn Gerstell "I think it's fair to say it's going to get worse before it gets better"
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