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Ukraine suffered two cyberattacks in the lead-up to Russia’s invasion

Good morning and happy Wednesday! If you read one thing (besides this newsletter) today, you should check out this article by my colleagues about Facebook’s nationwide campaign against TikTok. Below: The FBI warns election officials, and hackers steal more than $600 million in a brazen crypto heist. New research sheds light on two early hacks in Ukraine […]Read More

New CIA Documents Show Soviet Union Was Developing ‘Cybernetic Telepathy’

Was the Soviet Union developing cybernetic telepathy? According to a CIA document, most probably, yes! Three newly released CIA reports from 1963 and 1964 shed light on the Soviet Union’s use of extrasensory perception (ESP) and the alleged development of “cybernetic telepathy.” In the documents, an agent essentially revealed his conversation with Soviet scientists and […]Read More

Reports: Russian IPs Scanning US Energy Firms, Others

Graphic/logo for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (File image) Just days before U.S. President Joe Biden warned that intelligence is pointing toward potential Russian cyberattacks against the U.S., the FBI reportedly issued an urgent bulletin contending that Russian IP addresses have conducted network scanning activity on at least five U.S. energy firms. See Also: Live Webinar […]Read More

SAF to establish 4th service to bolster Singapore’s digital defences

Ministry of Defence The Digital and Intelligence Service will be established as the SAF’s fourth service alongside the existing Army, Navy and Air Force. The Singapore Armed Forces will establish a new Digital and Intelligence Service (DIS) by the fourth quarter of this year The service will be the SAF’s fourth service alongside the existing […]Read More

From tanks on ground to cyber attacks, Russia surrounding Ukraine

Hours after Russia invaded Ukraine, images of smoke billowing from buildings, citizens panicking and leaving cities shocked the world. While the fight on ground is sending shivers down the world’s spine, Russia has also been indulging in cyber attacks. Cyber attacks are wreaking havoc on computer systems far beyond the country’s borders. Russia-Ukraine war LIVE updates here […]Read More

Cyberattack Hits Ukrainian Government, Banking Websites

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (Photo: Enrico Strocchi via Flickr) Editor’s Update: Russia launched airstrikes at targets across Ukraine at about 5 a.m. Eastern European Time on Feb. 24, with Putin vowing to “demilitarize” Ukraine. Experts say Russia appears to be attempting a full military takeover of the country. See Also: Case Study: The Road to Zero Trust […]Read More

Ukraine computers hit by data-wiping software as Russia launched invasion

Figurines with computers and smartphones are seen in front of the words “Cyber Attack”, binary codes and the Ukrainian flag, in this illustration taken February 15, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register LONDON/KYIV, Feb 23 (Reuters) – A newly discovered piece of destructive software found circulating in Ukraine has hit hundreds of computers, according to researchers […]Read More

Attack on Ukrainian Government Websites Linked to GRU Hackers

On 23 February, on Russia’s military holiday and two days after Russian president Vladimir Putin recognised the independence of the self-proclaimed DNR and LNR, most key Ukrainian government institutions had their websites attacked in a presumed DDoS campaign. As of 16:30 Kyiv time, the websites of the Ukrainian parliament, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,  and Council of Ministers, (including […]Read More

Indian Container Terminal Diverts Ships Due to Ransomware Attack

India’s only state-owned and operated container terminal has reportedly started turning away ships after suffering what is believed to be a ransomware attack on its computer systems. Media reports indicate that the terminal discovered the attack on February 21 and today began diverting ships to the other terminals in the complex located near Mumbai. The […]Read More