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Western allies consider offensive cyberwarfare agreement as Russia launches plan for ‘independent internet’

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

The agreement, being hammered out by the Denmark, Germany, Norway, Spain, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and United States, may be solidified by 2019.

Charges of political hacking emerge as major German federal election approaches

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Another election, another information campaign with Russian ties.

Russia and U.S. to create 'working group' to discuss election hacking

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Trump accepted Putin's statement that Russia did not meddle in U.S. elections.

Hacking against France's Macron previews dangers for other major European elections

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

“If this is APT28, then they have not abandoned this tool. We can anticipate they’ll continue to use it until the consequences for these actions are greater.”

It finally happened: Criminals exploit SS7 vulnerabilities, prompting concerns about 2FA

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

Cybersecurity researchers warned us that it would happen. Earlier this year, hackers were able to remotely pilfer German bank accounts by taking advantage of vulnerabilities evident in an important yet outdated communications protocol known as Signaling System 7, or SS7.

Google will provide free cybersecurity tools for election organizers in Europe

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

As the threat of cyber warfare looms over Europe in the months preceding several crucial elections, Alphabet subsidiary companies Jigsaw and Google announced Tuesday the launch of a security tool package to help election organizers and civic groups ward off hackers and other forms of digital interference. The announcement comes one day after FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers that he fully expects Russian intelligence services to once again interfere in the U.S. electoral process in 2020, and perhaps 2018, because of their apparent success in 2016.

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