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Russia boosts online monitoring tools in clampdown on banned content

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Russia will add three new tools to its technological arsenal as part of its fight against banned content online, state procurement documents showed, a...

Cyber crime spreads in Australia as COVID-19 pushes more people online

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Australia reported on Wednesday a 13% jump in cyber crime in the past year, with about one incident in four targeting critical infrastructure and...

Cyber attack shuts down US fuel pipeline ‘jugular,’ Biden briefed

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Top US fuel pipeline operator Colonial Pipeline shut its entire network, the source of nearly half of the US East Coast’s fuel supply, after...

Ransomware tops US cyber priorities, Homeland secretary says

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Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said on Wednesday that dealing with ransomware will be a top priority, highlighting the growing threat...

UN experts point finger at North Korea for $281 million cyber...

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A preliminary United Nations inquiry into the theft of $281 million worth of assets from a cryptocurrency exchange last September “strongly suggests” links to...

Microsoft disables most of cybercriminals’ control over massive computer network

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Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it had disabled more than 90% of the machines used by a gang of Russian-speaking cyber criminals to control...

US Treasury imposes sanctions on Iranian ‘cyber threat group’

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The United States has imposed sanctions on two Iranian entities and 45 associated individuals who carried out a malware campaign targeting Iranian dissidents, journalists...

Australia to embed intelligence officers within some private companies – cyber...

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Australia will embed intelligence officers in some private companies, the head of the country’s chief cyber intelligence agency said on Tuesday, as Canberra seeks...

Cyber spies use LinkedIn to hack European defence firms

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Hackers posed as recruiters working for US defence giants Collins Aerospace and General Dynamics on LinkedIn to break into the networks of military contractors in...

Australia sees China as main suspect in state-based cyberattacks, sources say

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Australia views China as the chief suspect in a spate of cyber-attacks of increasing frequency in recent months, three sources familiar with the government’s...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...