Category: Cybersecurity

Anti-Trump ‘Steele dossier’ source is charged with lying to FBI

Published by New York Daily News A Russian source who provided information for the so-called “Steele dossier” of questionable evidence about former President Donald Trump’s cozy ties to Russia has been charged with lying to federal investigators. Igor Danchenko, a Russian citizen who lives in Virginia, is accused of five counts of lying to investigators

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US ‘black lists’ Israeli maker of Pegasus spyware

Published by Al-Araby US authorities on Wednesday put the Israeli maker of the Pegasus spyware on a list of restricted companies, taking aim at software central to a scandal over surveillance of journalists and officials. The company, NSO, was engulfed in controversy over reports that tens of thousands of human rights activists, journalists, politicians and

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US ‘black lists’ Israeli maker of Pegasus spyware

Published by AFP Washington (AFP) – US authorities on Wednesday put the Israeli maker of the Pegasus spyware on a list of restricted companies, taking aim at software central to a scandal over surveillance of journalists and officials. The company, NSO, was engulfed in controversy over reports that tens of thousands of human rights activists,

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U.S. blacklists Israeli hacking tool vendor NSO Group

Published by Reuters By Christopher Bing WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Commerce Department added Israel’s NSO Group and Candiru to its trade blacklist on Wednesday, saying they sold spyware to foreign governments that used the equipment to target government officials, journalists and others. Positive Technologies of Russia, and Computer Security Initiative Consultancy PTE. LTD, from Singapore,

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CNA cyberattack in March exposed personal information of more than 75,000 people, filings reveal

Published by Chicago Tribune A March cyberattack that shut down systems at Chicago-based insurance giant CNA exposed the personal information of thousands of employees, contractors and policyholders, the company revealed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Monday. More than 75,000 people were affected by the hack, which revealed names, personal identification and Social Security

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EU’s Indo-Pacific commitment

Published by The Bangkok Post The world’s centre of gravity is moving to the Indo-Pacific region, in geo-economic and geo-political terms. Recently, the decision by Australia, the UK and the US to deepen their security and defence ties (the so-called Aukus group) has certainly triggered a lot of debate on the underlying dynamics in the

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Hackers threaten to out Israeli LGBTQ dating site users

Published by Al-Araby A hacking group calling itself Black Shadow threatened Sunday to reveal personal details of users of Israeli’s leading LGBTQ dating site, in an attack some cyber experts linked to Iran. “If we have 1 Millions $ in our wallet in the next 48 hours, we will not leak this information and also

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