Russia Uses Cyberattacks in Ukraine to Support Military Strikes, Report Finds

Russia Uses Cyberattacks in Ukraine to Support Military Strikes, Report Finds

This post was originally published on this siteA new study by Microsoft shows that Russian cyberattacks often happened within days or even hours of missile strikes.

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Midterms raise fears of Russian cyberattacks

Midterms raise fears of Russian cyberattacks

This post was originally published on this siteRussia is likely to deploy a range of cyber weapons on the United States and its election systems during this year’s midterm election cycle, as tensions continue to escalate amid the ongoing war in Ukraine. Moscow has so far shown cyber restraint against...

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Ukraine conflict presents a minefield for Anonymous and hacktivists

Ukraine conflict presents a minefield for Anonymous and hacktivists

This post was originally published on this site he Russian invasion of Ukraine has sparked a surge of volunteer hackers, or hacktivists, battling on the digital frontline with Moscow. Groups such as Anonymous, Squad303 and Cyber Partisan have carried out several cyberattacks against Russian targets over the past few weeks....

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FBI advised that hackers scanned networks of 5 US energy firms ahead of Biden’s Russia cyberattack warning

FBI advised that hackers scanned networks of 5 US energy firms ahead of Biden’s Russia cyberattack warning

This post was originally published on this siteHackers associated with Russian internet addresses have been scanning the networks of five US energy companies in a possible prelude to hacking attempts, the FBI said in a March 18 advisory to US businesses obtained by CNN.

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US has ‘significant’ cyber vulnerabilities, but a sweeping Russian cyberattack is unlikely

US has ‘significant’ cyber vulnerabilities, but a sweeping Russian cyberattack is unlikely

This post was originally published on this siteIn the winter of 2015, computer hackers working for the Russian government attacked Ukraine’s power grid and switched off the lights and heat to more than 200,000 consumers.

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Bipartisan group of senators push Mayorkas for details on US readiness for a Russian cyberthreat

Bipartisan group of senators push Mayorkas for details on US readiness for a Russian cyberthreat

This post was originally published on this siteA bipartisan group of senators is sharing concern with the Biden administration about the potential of widespread Russian cyberattacks in the United States as retribution for harsh sanctions against Russia in the wake of President Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.

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How Hacktivists Are Fighting Russia With Their Keyboards

How Hacktivists Are Fighting Russia With Their Keyboards

This post was originally published on this siteThe Ukrainian government has been actively seeking out help from groups of hackers. But what’s the risk of Russian retaliation?

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FBI & European police take down computer servers used in major cyberattacks worldwide

FBI & European police take down computer servers used in major cyberattacks worldwide

This post was originally published on this siteThe FBI and police from multiple European countries and Canada have taken down 15 computer servers that were used in “major international cyberattacks,” law enforcement agencies said this week.

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Lawmakers increasingly anxious about US efforts against Russian hackers

Lawmakers increasingly anxious about US efforts against Russian hackers

This post was originally published on this siteFive months after President Biden met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and urged him to take a stand against ransomware attacks emanating from his country, lawmakers are beginning to chafe at what they view as a lack of results from the…

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Senators move to include 72 hour timeline for cyber incident reporting in defense bill

Senators move to include 72 hour timeline for cyber incident reporting in defense bill

This post was originally published on this siteA bipartisan group of senators are moving to insert a provision into the upcoming annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would give certain critical infrastructure groups 72 hours to report major cyber incidents to the government.&…

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