Leaked ransomware documents show Conti is helping Putin
The hacker group works on behalf of Russia on an ad hoc basis.
A cache of 60,000 leaked chat messages and files from the notorious Conti ransomware group proves how the criminal gang is well connected within Russia, according to a report in Ars Technica.
The documents were reviewed by WIRED ... Read more
Major tech companies provide free cybersecurity to US industry
Cloudflare, CrowdStrike and Ping Identity established the joint Critical Infrastructure Defense Project to protect companies in strategic US industries free of charge.
According to Cloudflare, CrowdStrike and Ping Identity, it's imperative for vendors to defend vulnerable industry sectors agains... Read more
Apple stops product sales in Russia
Apple hardware is no longer shipped to Russian consumers.
Consumers attempting to buy an Apple device from Russia are redirected to a website stating that deliveries are impossible.
Mykhailo Fedorov, the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, wrote a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook late last week. Fedo... Read more
‘Russian intelligence agencies play part in cyberattacks on Ukraine’
Russian intelligence agencies are cooperating with Russian cybercriminals. Yet, Russian cyberattacks are not an acute threat to the EU and US. This is concluded by an expert panel of security professionals at an emergency briefing by SANS Institute.
Ukraine is under cyber fire. On January 13, Mi... Read more
Ukrainian tech outsourcing sector at risk after Russian invasion
The resulting Internet outages have paralyzed outsourced tech operations in banking, insurance and financial services.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has put the outsourcing of tech services from that country at risk, according to a report in he Wall Street Journal. Tech outsourcing in Ukraine ... Read more
Cryptocurrency plummets following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
The value of Bitcoin, Ethereum and almost every major cryptocurrency plummeted after Russia's attack on Ukraine. Analysts estimate the total loss at 143 billion euros.
Bitcoin's value fell about 8 percent overnight. Ethereum plummeted by nearly 10 percent. The decline holds true for almost every... Read more
Russian attack on Ukraine pressures global chip industry
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is affecting the chip industry. Worldwide, chip manufacturers confirm that the supply chain has been disrupted.
Russian troops have entered Ukraine. Explosions are heard in several Ukrainian cities. Putin threatened resistance with "consequences that you have never f... Read more
Russia could be cut off from markets and tech goods if they invade
The head of the EU's Executive Commission says Russia would face "massive consequences" if they attack Ukraine.
Western powers are preparing sanctions that would limit Russia's access to financial markets and high-tech goods if they attack Ukraine, a top European Union official said Saturday.
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Ukrainian banks and government hit by large-scale DDoS attack
Ukraine suffered major cyberattacks against local banks, ATMs and Defense Ministry websites. According to NetBlocks, the incident concerns a large-scale DDoS attack.
NetBlocks statistics show that a large-scale cyberattack has hit several major banks in Ukraine since Tuesday afternoon. The websi... Read more
Chinese and Russian spies target Dutch IT professionals via LinkedIn
Dutch employees of high-tech companies are a popular target for Chinese and Russian spies. The news is reported by Financieel Dagblad, a Dutch newspaper. National intelligence agency AIVD sounds the alarm.
According to Financieel Dagblad, many employees of Dutch high-tech companies are stalked o... Read more