Map. History of Cyberwar conflict

14 December 2018
Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying on the @NYTimes report that China is listening into Trump's iPhone: "If they are worrying about iPhones being tapped, they can use Huawei."
1 month ago
American spy agencies, the officials said, had learned that China and Russia were eavesdropping on the president's cellphone calls from human sources inside foreign governments and intercepting communications between foreign officials.
Android apps installed +100 million times tracked user behavior and used this data to create an army of bots — which stole millions of dollars from digital advertisers. This massive ad fraud scheme touched more than 125 apps and websites
"If you also believe that your political system will not succeed without a high degree of ubiquitous surveillance than you have a high degree of interest in AI" per former IARPA director Jason Matheny re Russia China
"If you have very little face in your own human capital to exercise your own political willthen you're very interested in autonomy" of AI systems, per Matheny tells @CFR_org
Some ArtificialIntelligence capabilities over-hyped, but no surprise Russia China excited, former @IARPAnews Dir Jason Matheny tells CFRLive "Authoritarian governments have a very strong interestAI can have multiplier effect on the resilience of authoritarian governments"
1 month ago
FireEye assesses Russia supported the industrial controls cyberattack (TRITON) in 2017 — the Russian-owned Central Scientific Research Institute of Chemistry and Mechanics supported the testing and injection of the malware, in Saudi Arabia
1 month ago
Russian authorities called information about bread price hike a provocation
US Cyber Command has begun operations against Russians trying to influence midterm elections. The so called direct messaging campaign to deter Russian propoganda efforts is first cyber operations to defend US vote.
1 month ago
Russian Ministry of Defense allocates additional money to watch military cadets activity online
Saudi Arabia "Davos in the Desert" website hacked with image of Jamal Khashoggi being executed by crown prince
Australia, like the US, has banned Huawei from their 5G networks.
"Before we had Armed Forces, wars and confrontations between armies, today a hacker can affect our lives at home, in the bank or in electricity," said Israel's ambassador to Mexico, Jonathan Peled.
McKinsey identified prominent online critics of Saudi govt policies and sent their names to the government in a report. Govt arrested one, arrested the brothers of another (who was living abroad)
1 month ago
WikiLeaks is accusing Ecuador of cutting off Assange's access to the outside world.
Facebook will combat fake news accounts on platform ahead of midterms
Infographic explaining Russia's cyber capabilities1 month ago
Infographic explaining Russia's cyber capabilities
Twitter suspended a network of suspected Twitter bots that pushed pro-Saudi Arabia talking points about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the past week.
1 month ago
A Finnish judge has exceeded the prosecutor's request in punishing two men for defaming and harassing a journalist for her work exposing Russian propaganda and trolls. @JessikkaAro will also receive amends of €136,000 for their four years of hellish stalking.
Influential Facebook shareholders back proposal to remove Zuckerberg as chairman
@TWITTER just published the full dataset of tweets from the Russian and Iranian troll farms. 9 million Russian tweets. 1 million Iranian tweets.
1 month ago
Latest signs of GRU hacking, this time infecting companies in Ukraine and Poland with new GreyEnergy malware.
Several Russian citizens were detained in Czechia, suspected in cyberattacks
1 month ago
Myanmar's military, which assigned 700 troops to post incendiary propaganda about Rohingya on Facebook, had been sending personnel to Russia for training in psychological warfare and hacking
Seller is asking $42,200 for all 19 US state voter databases2 month ago
Seller is asking $42,200 for all 19 US state voter databases
2 month ago
Sky News: British military files and secrets have been hacked dozens of times over the past year through piracy ops
The 4 Russian GRU agents thrown out by the Dutch last April were not mounting a cyber attack on the OPCW, but instead carrying out "a routine mundane check" to verify the security of the Russian embassy phone lines, the Russian ambassador to Hague says.
Britain, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Romania, Finland and Estonia urge EU to expand the scope of its sanctions government to include cyber attacks: memo
2 month ago
The SBU received more evidences of the aggressive actions of Russian intelligence services against Ukraine using a controlled hacker group responsible for conducting cyberattacks on critical infrastructure sites with BlackEnergy and NotPetya
Bitcoin tumbles as much as 7% as cryptocurrencies join the global market rout2 month ago
Bitcoin tumbles as much as 7% as cryptocurrencies join the global market rout
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