US has extradited to Russia a Aleksei Burkov, who was sentenced to nine years in jail for cyber crimes. It seems like a prisoners' exchange
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Expanded 2Africa to be world's longest submarine cable system
GSS, the Spanish and Latin America division of Covisian, one of Europe’s largest customer care and call center providers, has suffered a debilitating ransomware attack that froze a large part of its IT systems and crippled call centers across its Spanish-speaking customerbase.
The European Union is threatening to take action against Russia over alleged complicity in a cyberattack campaign known as "Ghostwriter," which targeted several member states
Declaration of @JosepBorrellF on behalf of the EU on malicious cyber activities / Ghostwriter: - these activities attempt to undermine EU democratic processes - the EU & MS urge the Russian Federation to adhere to responsible state behaviour in cyberspace
REUTERS: Minnesota grain handler targeted in ransomware attack
Traces of NSO Pegasus spyware in the phones of 5 French ministers between 2019-2020, @Mediapart reports
The Insikt Group, the threat research division of Massachusetts-based Recorded Future, said the hacking group, given the temporary name TAG-28, made use of Winnti malware, which it said is exclusively shared among several Chinese state-sponsored activity groups
A US-based cybersecurity company said it has uncovered evidence that an Indian media conglomerate, as well as a police department and the agency responsible for national identification database have been hacked, likely by a state-sponsored Chinese group
A hacker group called Deus has leaked data it claims it obtained in a cyberattack on the Israeli call center service company Voicenter earlier this week and threatened to leak more data on Wednesday
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Thousands of files allegedly leaked from Georgia's State Security Service revealed the EU Ambassador in Tbilisi Carl Harzell was also being wiretapped. EU Spokesperson Peter Stano had earlier stated the EU was taking the matter "very seriously" and "considering response”
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Comparitech, a cybersecurity firm, said that there was a data leak containing the personal information of106 million international travelers to Thailand including passport numbers and name The leak was due to an unsecured database. Thai authorities have confirmed the leak
"Our recommendation is to not buy new Chinese phones, and to get rid of those already purchased as fast as reasonably possible," Deputy Defense Minister Margiris Abukevicius told reporters in introducing the report
The capability in Xiaomi's Mi 10T 5G phone software had been turned off for the "European Union region," but can be turned on remotely at any time, the Defense Ministry's National Cyber Security Center said in the report
Infosec: China's State Security Ministry has set up a sophisticated network of private entities that hire and train hackers to work for the Beijing government
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Security Service of Ukraine exposed administrator of bot-net with about 5000 accounts at social media, working on behalf of Russian Federation, aiming at disruption of the vaccination program in Ukraine
Apple and Google have removed the Navalny app from their online stores
Disinformation / InfluenceOps "It began with just the Russians. Now it's the Russians, it's the Chinese, it's the Iran ians" per @CYBERCOM_DIRNSA "It's a number of different actors"
Russian court fined Twitter, Facebook and Telegram "for refusal to remove prohibited content"
The Pakistani Taliban (TTP) is complaining that its "Telegram bot has been blocked due to continuous reporting by cowardly enemies" and this has interfered with its ability to report military operations
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Rostelecom sends out a ban on the use of public DNS to clients
Russia Yandex says it repelled the biggest DDoS attack in history with a peak of nearly 22 million requests per second
Hackers leak hundreds of thousands of VPN login credentials belonging to users of nearly 87,000 Fortinet FortiGate devices.
Zoho's ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus should be updated to build 6114 now to patch vulnerability CVE-2021-40539 being exploited in the wild. ADSelfService Plus should not directly exposed to the internet
In Russia, Yandex @yandexcom IT-giant reported that it had been targeted by a cyber attack over the past weekend. This attack was reportedly the largest DDoS-attack in the history of Russia's internet
Russia bears responsibility for renewed cyberattack on German parliament - Germany Foreign Ministry office
Mass exploitation of Atlassian Confluence CVE-2021-26084 is ongoing and expected to accelerate. Please patch immediately if you haven't already— this cannot wait until after the weekend
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have alerted consumers and business owners of an increase in deleterious ransomware attacks occurring on holidays and weekends
Russia has made a decision to block six more VPN services, Roskomnadzor told Izvestia. We are talking about Hola VPN, ExpressVPN, KeepSolid VPN Unlimited, NordVPN, Speedify VPN, IPVanish VPN.
WhatsApp has been fined €225m for breaking the EU's data privacy law by not telling its users how their data was being shared with its parent company Facebook