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Mixed results for Russia's aggressive Ukraine information war, experts say

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 weeks ago

Russia want to control the internet in occupied Ukraine to feed the population disinformation — and to prevent Ukrainians from sharing video of Russian troops with Ukrainian soldiers, one expert said.

String of attacks on French telecom infrastructure preceded April attack on fiber optic cables

by Suzanne Smalley • 3 weeks ago

American telecommunications infrastructure is vulnerable to attack and government is not doing enough to protect it, a top expert said.

Fed cyber officials detail Chinese state hackers using common exploits against telcos

by AJ Vicens • 3 weeks ago

Hackers are able to use common exploits and open-source tools to obfuscate their activity, the agencies say.

How the French fiber optic cable attacks accentuate critical infrastructure vulnerabilities

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

The apparent act of sabotage is being investigated as a criminal matter, including by the French internal intelligence service.

Attack on Viasat modems possibly came from wiper malware deployed through supply chain

by AJ Vicens • 3 months ago

Researchers from SentinelOne say there are reasons to disagree with Viasat's most recent statement about the Feb. 24 attack.

Kaspersky added to FCC list that bans Huawei, ZTE from US networks

by Joe Warminsky • 3 months ago

Kaspersky is the first cybersecurity company and first Russian entity on the FCC's "Covered List," which so far has focused on China.