DDoS attacks on Russian online retailers double in 2020
The number of DDoS attacks on Russian online retailers nearly doubled in 2020 compared to the previous year, the Rostelecom-Solar cyber security company said in a statement.
"Online retail business …
Telegram can now move chat history from WhatsApp and other apps
Telegram has rolled out an iOS update which allows to move chat history from WhatsApp and other apps.
"Move your message history from other apps such as WhatsApp, Line and KakaoTalk to Telegram," the …
Telegram moderators blocked hundreds of calls for violence during unrest in US
Moderators of Telegram Messenger blocked hundreds of public calls for violence during unrest in the US early in January, its founder Pavel Durov said on his official channel on Monday.
"Early in …
Russia officially denies involvement in hacker attacks on US institutions
Moscow is not involved in hacker attacks on US government bodies and companies, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday.
"Russia is not involved in such attacks, namely this one. We …
US Nuclear Security Administration unaffected by cyberattack
The US National Nuclear Security Administration was not affected by a recent cyberattack on the US Department of Energy (DOE), spokesperson Shaylyn Hynes said.
In a statement received by TASS she …
Trump’s adviser cuts short European tour amid reports of cyberattacks
Robert O’Brien, the national security adviser for US President Donald Trump, had to cut short his visit to several European countries due to a massive cyberattack on US government agencies, the …
Snowden applies for dual US-Russian citizenship
Former National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden has applied for dual US-Russian citizenship, he wrote on his Twitter account on Monday.
"After years of separation from our parents, …
Interpol notes transition to outsourcing among cybercriminals
Cybercrime has shifted to outsourcing in the past few years, Chief of the National Central Bureau of Interpol of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Major General of Police Alexander …
DPR initiates extraordinary meeting of Contact Group to deescalate situation in Donbass
The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) suggests the Contact Group on the settlement of the situation in eastern Ukraine hold an extraordinary meeting on September 9 in a bid to …
Facebook, Twitter take down accounts allegedly linked to Russian state actors
US social networks Facebook and Twitter removed or suspended a number of accounts allegedly linked to Russian state actors for engaging in "coordinated inauthentic behavior."
According to Facebook, …