24 September 2021
Head of IEC secretariat, Habib-Ur-Rahman Nang, says the commission has lost their connection with polling centers in Badakhshan, Takhar, Kunduz and Baghlan provinces where telecom services are not active
Beijing rejects an @AFP report that Chinese hackers were suspected of being behind a series of cyber attacks on European aerospace giant Airbus
DoorDash Says 4.9 Million Affected In Data Breach
Confirmed: Significant outages affecting mobile and fixed networks in Turkey from 11:00 a.m. UTC (2:00 p.m. local time) caused by magnitude 5.7 earthquake; internet and telecoms disruptions ongoing1 year ago
Confirmed: Significant outages affecting mobile and fixed networks in Turkey from 11:00 a.m. UTC (2:00 p.m. local time) caused by magnitude 5.7 earthquake; internet and telecoms disruptions ongoing
GPS failure over Moscow1 year ago
GPS failure over Moscow
Airbus hit by a series of cyber attacks on its suppliers. Hackers searching for technical secrets, security sources say. China link suspected
Airbus hit by series of cyber attacks on suppliers: security sources
Czech intelligence blames China for major cyber attack at a key government institution last year
Bitcoin sharply plunges over 11% to session low, tumbling under 9,000
2 year ago
Hackers tried to break into the iPhones and Android phones of prominent Tibetans, including some working for the Dalai Lama. Citizen Lab believes these attacks are linked to the hacking campaign against Uighurs discovered by Google
2 year ago
Roskomnadzor has begun installation of equipment on the networks of telecom operators to operate an "autonomous internet" - the head of the Russian Media watchdog Zharov
Access to Twitter has become intermittent in Egypt from 8 p.m. Sunday local time. As with Facebook Messenger, network data indicate that ~40% of users are experiencing difficulty connecting at any given time; incident ongoing
A massive Facebook Page called "I Love America" — which has 1.1 million followers — is actually run by Ukrainians Recently, the page has started pushing caustic pro-Trump propaganda
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.
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