CISA used new subpoena power to contact US companies vulnerable to hacking | #ChineseeHacker

Written by Sean Lyngaas May 5, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity agency used a new subpoena power for the first time last week to contact at least one U.S. internet service provider with customers whose software is vulnerable to hacking. It’s an authority that DHS’s Cybersecurity…

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The hacker, the tax haven, and what $200 million in offshore deposits can tell us about the fight against illicit wealth | #RussianHacker

The global financial system is infected with dirty money. Despite decades of progress in strengthening policies aimed at stamping out cross-border tax evasion and money laundering, many of those looking to stash their money overseas to avoid taxation or prosecution can still do so with relative impunity. As the FinCEN…

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Teen faces 16 years in jail for hacking homecoming queen contest | #governmenthacker|

The Telegraph Nicola Sturgeon waging ‘war against the Union’, warns Gordon Brown Inequality will “last until doomsday” under the SNP because Nicola Sturgeon is obsessed with waging “a war against the Union” rather than improving the lives of ordinary Scots, Gordon Brown has said. Mr Brown, a former Labour Prime Minister,…

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Information operations and the 2020 Georgian parliamentary elections – New Eastern Europe | #RussianHacker

Outside attempts to influence the parliamentary elections in Georgia in 2020 began long before the voters went to the polls. A multi-layered disinformation campaign was accompanied by cyber-attacks. May 5, 2021 – Givi Gigitashvili – Analysis Election protest on November 1st in Tbilisi. Crowds of people standing in front of…

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Defense Cyber Security Market – Growth, Trends, COVID-19 | #governmenthacker|

New York, May 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Defense Cyber Security Market – Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 – 2026)” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06067765/?utm_source=GNW 22%, during the period of 2021-2026. The defense industry has witnessed a dynamic change over the past decade. The…

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5G spectrum trial approved by Telecom Dept., to begin barring use of Chinese tech for the same | #ChineseeHacker

The Telecom Department approved 5G technology and spectrum trials for telecom service providers on Tuesday, May 4. Bharti Airtel, Reliance JioInfocomm, Vodafone Idea, and MTNL will begin 5G trials in various parts of India, including rural, semi-urban, and urban areas. Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung, C-DOT, and Reliance Jio’s indigenously built technologies…

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The FBI is breaking into corporate computers to remove malicious code – is that government overreach? | Opinion | #governmenthacker|

Scott Shackelford, Indiana University The FBI has the authority right now to access privately owned computers without their owners’ knowledge or consent, and to delete software. It’s part of a government effort to contain the continuing attacks on corporate networks running Microsoft Exchange software, and it’s an unprecedented intrusion that’s…

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Tesla publicly shares data logs of vehicle involved in crash that led owner to protest at auto show | #ChineseeHacker

In what could be a first, Tesla has reportedly publicly released the data logs from a customer’s vehicle involved in a crash that led the owner to protest at Tesla’s booth at the Shanghai Motor Show. Earlier this week, we reported on a Tesla owner protesting at the automaker’s booth…

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South Korea Discovers It Can Out-Bully North Korea | #governmenthacker|

North Korean artillery explodes on Yeonpyeong Island in 2010. South Korea defense ministry In the 11 years since North Korea torpedoed the South Korean warship Cheonan, killing 46 sailors, the South Korean government has strengthened its forces and worked out a new retaliatory policy. Now when Pyongyang provokes, Seoul provokes…

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