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UK blames Russia for cyber attack, says won't tolerate disruption
U.K. blames Russia for cyber attack, says won't tolerate disruption
Russia is likely to pursue more cyber attacks on elections in the United States
Russia says hackers stole more than US$17 million from its banks in 2017
Russian Scientists Caught Using Nuclear Supercomputer to Mine Bitcoin
DHS cybersecurity chief: Russia hacked into a few voter registration systems
Russia: allegations of Olympics cyber attacks are unfounded
This is cybersecurity's #MeToo moment
2018-02-19 02:38:01 Although security researchers have long suspected that the Russian state had the means and motivation of committing these attacks, those attributions have always been couched with caution. Following this week's legal indictment in the US, and a collective blaming by Western nations of the Ukrainian cyberattack on Russia, this caution can be put to one side. Naming the perpetrator is the first step in addressing the Kremlin's growing aggression and disregard of international norms   Read More ...
Цены на iPhone X упали почти на четверть: сколько туляков могут позволить себе популярный флагман
2018-02-19 00:05:16 Сегодня в 02:01, просмотров: 25 На старте продаж самая дешевая версия iPhone X c 64 гигабайтами памяти стоила порядка 80 тысяч рублей. Сегодня же ее можно приобрести уже за 62 тысячи. Таким образом, цена на новый флагман резко упала почти на четверть. Сбросили в цене и более дорогие модели гаджета с 256 Гб памяти. Ее можно приобрести примерно за 70 тысяч рублей   Read More ...
Цены на iPhone X в России упали почти на 20 тысяч рублей
2018-02-18 20:09:56 Москва, 18 февраля - АиФ-Москва. В России почти на 25% снизилась цена на смартфон iPhone X. Об этом, в частности, свидетельствуют данные сервиса Яндекс.Маркет. Если в начале продаж стоимость этой модели c 64 гигабайтами памяти достигала 80 тысяч рублей, то сейчас ее можно купить за 62 тысячи. Устройство с 256 гигабайтами памяти также подешевело – с 92 тысяч до 70 тысяч рублей   Read More ...
Paypal Was Used to Launder Russian Trolls’ Money During the 2016 Election
2018-02-17 16:06:13 Russian trolls used Paypal to sow chaos in the 2016 US election, according to special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment today of 13 Russian nationals. The indictment accuses members of the St Petersburg “troll factory” Internet Research Agency of paying for online ads using Paypal. The ads were used to spread inflammatory statements about the presidential candidates and social issues. They created and verified their accounts with the digital payment company by stealing real Americans’ social security numbers and dates of birth, according to the filing: This would in part explain why Facebook and Twitter failed to realize they were being paid for advertising by Russians   Read More ...
US will impose costs on Russia for cyber ‘acts of aggression,’ White House cybersecurity czar says
2018-02-17 00:19:26 The act in question was the malware attack known as NotPetya that wiped out billions of dollars as it spread across 64 countries in July 2017. The White House, for the first time Thursday, directly blamed Russia's military for the attack. "We're going to work on the international stage to impose consequences. Russia has to understand that they have to behave responsibly on the international stage," Joyce said at the Munich Security Conference in Germany   Read More ...
White House Threatens ‘Consequences’ for 2017 Russian Cyberattack
2018-02-16 18:43:52 The White House has promised unspecified “international consequences” for a June 2017 Russian military cyberattack against Ukraine that went on to infect networks and computers around the world. When asked what “consequences” meant and whether the attack had affected U.S. government or financial interests beyond what had been previously reported, a national security official replied only saying, “We are not going to forecast our moves   Read More ...
Kremlin rejects US accusation that Russia is behind cyber attack
2018-02-16 12:01:19 MOSCOW: Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday he denies Russia was responsible for the 'NotPetya' cyber attack last year, after the White House on Thursday joined the British government in accusing Moscow of the attack. In response to a question about the attack, he said he reiterated comments made on Thursday, when he said that the allegations by a British official about 'NotPetya' attack were groundless and part of a "Russophobic" campaign being conducted in some Western countries   Read More ...
US says Russia will face 'consequences' for 'NotPetya' cyber attack
2018-02-16 03:09:49 The United States on Friday pinned the blame for the massive 2017 'NotPetya" cyber attack firmly on Russia and warned Moscow it will face "international consequences." The attack, which started in Ukraine and Russia before spreading globally, affected thousands of computers, particularly affecting multinational companies and critical infrastructure. The Kremlin has denied involvement. "In June 2017, the Russian military launched the most destructive and costly cyber attack in history," the White House said in a tersely worded statement   Read More ...
URGENT US says Russia to face 'consequences' for 'NotPetya' cyber attack
2018-02-16 03:02:44 WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday pinned the blame for the massive 2017 'NotPetya" cyber attack firmly on Russia and warned Moscow it will face "international consequences." The attack, which started in Ukraine and Russia before spreading globally, affected thousands of computers, particularly affecting multinational companies and critical infrastructure. The Kremlin has denied involvement. "In June 2017, the Russian military launched the most destructive and costly cyber attack in history," the White House said in a tersely worded statement   Read More ...
US Says Russia To Face 'Consequences' For 'NotPetya' Cyber Attack
2018-02-16 01:35:06 Washington: The United States on Thursday pinned the blame for the massive 2017 'NotPetya" cyber attack firmly on Russia and warned Moscow it will face "international consequences." The attack, which started in Ukraine and Russia before spreading globally, affected thousands of computers, particularly affecting multinational companies and critical infrastructure. The Kremlin has denied involvement. "In June 2017, the Russian military launched the most destructive and costly cyber attack in history," the White House said in a tersely worded statement   Read More ...
White House blames Russia for 'reckless' NotPetya cyber attack
2018-02-16 00:11:13 WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating ‘NotPetya’ cyber attack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe. The attack launched in June 2017 by the Russian military “spread worldwide, causing billions of dollars in damage across Europe, Asia and the Americas,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement   Read More ...
White House blames Russia for 'NotPetya' cyber attack
2018-02-15 23:15:54 WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating ‘NotPetya’ cyber attack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe. The attack in June of 2017 “spread worldwide, causing billions of dollars in damage across Europe, Asia and the Americas,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement   Read More ...
US blames Russia for last year's crippling 'NotPetya' cyber attack
2018-02-15 23:06:32 The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating ‘NotPetya’ cyber attack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe. The attack in June of 2017 “spread worldwide, causing billions of dollars in damage across Europe, Asia and the Americas,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement   Read More ...
US blames Russia for crippling 2017 'NotPetya' cyber attack
2018-02-15 23:01:39 WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday publicly blamed Russia for carrying out the so-called NotPetya cyber attack last year that crippled government and business computers in Ukraine before spreading around the world. The statement by the White House came hours after the British government attributed the attack to Russia, a conclusion already reached and made public by many private sector cyber security experts   Read More ...
U.S. blames Russia for crippling 2017 'NotPetya' cyber attack
2018-02-15 22:42:11 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday publicly blamed Russia for carrying out the so-called NotPetya cyber attack last year that crippled government and business computers in Ukraine before spreading around the world. The statement by the White House came hours after the British government attributed the attack to Russia, a conclusion already reached and made public by many private sector cyber security experts   Read More ...
Britain has entered 'new era of warfare' with Russian cyber attacks, Defence Secretary warns
2018-02-15 20:36:01 Britain has entered a “new era of warfare” with Russia and other nations moving combat into cyberspace, the Defence Secretary has said. Gavin Williamson said the UK and its allies must be “primed and ready” to tackle intensifying online threats to energy, infrastructure, finance and public services. "We have entered a new era of warfare, witnessing a destructive and deadly mix of conventional military might and malicious cyber attacks,” he added   Read More ...
UK blames Russian military for 'NotPetya' cyber-attack
2018-02-15 18:31:17 LONDON (AFP) - Britain on Thursday accused the Russian military of being behind last year's "NotPetya" cyber-attack, which started in Ukraine and Russia before spreading globally, affecting thousands of computers. "The UK Government judges that the Russian Government, specifically the Russian military, was responsible for the destructive NotPetya cyber-attack of June 2017," Foreign Office minister Tariq Ahmad said. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said the attack was further evidence of a "new era of warfare" with "a destructive and deadly mix of conventional military might and malicious cyber attacks"   Read More ...
В России рухнули цены на iPhone 7
2018-02-15 14:05:43 32-гигабайтная версия смартфона iPhone 7 упала в цене в российской рознице ниже 35 тысяч рублей. Об этом свидетельствуют данные исследования, проведенного экспертами портала Hi-tech Mail.ru. Таким образом, если на старте продаж базовая модификация младшей версии смартфона обходилась россиянам в 56990 рублей, то теперь ее можно приобрести почти на 40 процентов дешевле первоначальной цены. Напомним, что ранее в этом месяце компания Samsung официально снизила цены на свои смартфоны Galaxy S8 и S8+ в России   Read More ...
UK Blames Russian Military For 'Notpetya' Cyber-Attack
2018-02-15 13:11:46 London, United Kingdom: Britain on Thursday accused the Russian military of being behind last year's "NotPetya" cyber-attack, which started in Ukraine and Russia before spreading globally, affecting thousands of computers. "The UK Government judges that the Russian Government, specifically the Russian military, was responsible for the destructive NotPetya cyber-attack of June 2017," Foreign Office minister Tariq Ahmad said in a rare direct rebuke   Read More ...
Russian military to blame for NotPeyta cyber attack, says UK Foreign Office
2018-02-15 12:10:28 Russia was behind a major cyber-attack that affected countries around the world and cost businesses hundreds of millions of pounds, the UK government has said. Ministers claimed Russian military intelligence was responsible for the NotPetya attack last June, which took down IT systems in Ukraine before spreading to 64 other countries, including the UK. In an unusually strong critique of Vladimir Putin’s government, the Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, accused Moscow of “ripping up the rule book”   Read More ...
Russia responsible for NotPetya cyber attack says U.K
2018-02-15 11:35:25 The British government says that Russia was behind a massive global cyberattack that hit major companies in June 2017. Foreign Office minister Tariq Ahmad said in a statement on Thursday that the Russian military was responsible for the attack, which initially targeted computers in Ukraine but quickly spread beyond its borders. The attack -- called NotPetya -- hit companies including British advertising group WPP , Oreo maker Mondelez , U   Read More ...
UK blames Russia for cyber attack, says won't tolerate disruption
2018-02-15 10:01:37 LONDON: Britain blamed Russia on Thursday for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser. The so-called NotPetya attack in June started in Ukraine where it crippled government and business computers before spreading around the world, halting operations at ports, factories and offices. Britain's foreign ministry said the attack originated from the Russian military   Read More ...
UK blames Russia for cyber attack, says won't tolerate disruption
2018-02-15 09:48:12 LONDON (Reuters) - Britain blamed Russia on Thursday for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser. The so-called NotPetya attack in June started in Ukraine where it crippled government and business computers before spreading around the world, halting operations at ports, factories and offices. Britain's foreign ministry said the attack originated from the Russian military   Read More ...
U.K. blames Russia for cyber attack, says won't tolerate disruption
2018-02-15 09:42:19 Britain blamed Russia on Thursday for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser. The so-called NotPetya attack in June started in Ukraine where it crippled government and business computers before spreading around the world, halting operations at ports, factories and offices. Britain's foreign ministry said the attack originated from the Russian military   Read More ...
UK blames Russia for cyber attack, says won't tolerate disruption
2018-02-15 09:40:38 LONDON (Reuters) - Britain blamed Russia on Thursday for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser. The so-called NotPetya attack in June started in Ukraine where it crippled government and business computers before spreading around the world, halting operations at ports, factories and offices. Britain’s foreign ministry said the attack originated from the Russian military   Read More ...
UK blames Russia for 'malicious' NotPetya cyber attack
2018-02-15 05:06:36 The Russian military was directly behind a "malicious" cyber-attack on Ukraine last summer that spread across Europe, British ministers have said. The UK government has taken the unusual step of publicly accusing Russia of June's NotPetya ransomware attack. Reckitt Benckiser - maker of Dettol, Durex and Strepsils - was among the UK firms whose sales were affected. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said Russia was "ripping up the rule book" and the UK was duty-bound to respond   Read More ...
Trump Has Never Asked Us to Stop Russian Election Meddling, Intelligence Chiefs Testify
2018-02-14 14:41:18 The Kremlin-led influence operations targeting the U.S.electorate will continue into the 2018 midterms, U.S. intelligence community heads testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. But lawmakers and intelligence heads can’t seem to agree on what to do about the attack they all see coming. Russia’s election meddling occupied a key spot in the intelligence community’s annual list of worldwide threats facing the United States   Read More ...
Kaspersky Sues to Reverse Congressional Ban
2018-02-13 23:06:34 The Russian antivirus maker Kaspersky Lab filed a lawsuit Monday challenging a December law that banned it from government networks. This lawsuit marks a second legal front for Kaspersky, which was already challenging a Homeland Security Department imposed ban from September. Both the law and the Homeland Security ban were sparked by concerns that Russian intelligence agencies could use Kaspersky to spy on the U   Read More ...
Russia is likely to pursue more cyber attacks on elections in the United States
2018-02-13 19:46:23 , U.S. intelligence community leaders said on Tuesday, with just months to go before U.S. congressional and local elections in November. U.S. spy agencies said last year they had determined Russia used hacking and propaganda in an effort to tilt the 2016 U.S. presidential election in favor of the Republican candidate, Donald Trump. Russia has repeatedly denied this. At a Senate hearing, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Russia, as well as other foreign entities, were "likely" to pursue more cyber attacks on U   Read More ...
Russian cybercriminals targeted Telegram app with crypto mining malware, Kaspersky Lab says
2018-02-13 17:07:31 Previously undetected malware directed at users of the desktop version of the messaging app Telegram has been discovered by the Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab, Kaspersky said on Tuesday. The malicious software has been used to target Russian users since March 2017, Kaspersky said in a statement. It was designed to trick users of Telegram’s desktop computer software into enlisting their machines to mine cryptocurrencies like Monero and Zcash   Read More ...
Telegram app was targeted by crypto mining malware, Kaspersky Lab says
2018-02-13 16:44:42 MOSCOW (Reuters) - Previously undetected malware directed at users of the desktop version of the messaging app Telegram has been discovered by the Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab, Kaspersky said on Tuesday. The malicious software has been used to target Russian users since March 2017, Kaspersky said in a statement. It was designed to trick users of Telegram’s desktop computer software into enlisting their machines to mine cryptocurrencies like Monero and Zcash   Read More ...
More Russian cyber attacks on elections 'likely': U.S. intelligence chief
2018-02-13 16:44:38 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said on Tuesday that Russia, as well as other foreign entities, were “likely” to pursue more cyber attacks on U.S. and European elections. “Persistent and disruptive cyber operations will continue against the United States and our European allies using elections as opportunities to undermine democracy,” Coats said at an annual Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats   Read More ...
Russia says hackers stole more than US$17 million from its banks in 2017
2018-02-13 12:31:01 MAGNITOGORSK, Russia: Hackers stole more than 1 billion roubles (US$17 million) from Russian banks using the Cobalt Strike security-testing tool in 2017, a central bank official said on Tuesday. Russia is under intense scrutiny over cyber crime following allegations hackers backed by Moscow have attacked targets in the United States and Europe, accusations the Kremlin has repeatedly denied. Russian authorities are now keen to show that Russia too is a frequent victim of cyber crime and that they are working hard to combat it   Read More ...
Microsoft "подправила" главную особенность iPhone X
2018-02-13 07:03:14 Microsoft запатентовала собственную систему распознавания лиц. Как уверены разработчики, она могла бы сделать вырез в верхней части iPhone X гораздо меньшим. В знаменитой "челке" смартфона от Apple находятся датчики и камеры, необходимые для работы системы идентификации Face ID. Она, как известно, создает трехмерную модель лица, используя инфракрасную камеру. В Microsoft придумали, как объединить фронтальную камеру с инфракрасной: это позволит сэкономить место   Read More ...
Microsoft Surface оказался популярнее MacBook
2018-02-13 06:36:46 Компания Creative Strategies провела исследование, результаты которого наверняка удивят адептов гаджетов от Apple. Респонденты назвали ноутбук Microsoft Surface более желанным, чем MacBook. В опросе участвовали 1300 американских потребителей. 52 процента респондентов предпочли Microsoft Surface всем остальным устройствам, включая Apple. О своем желании работать на MacBook заявили лишь 38 процентов опрошенных. Правда, в возрастном разрезе картина несколько иная: представители поколения миллениалов считают эти два бренда равными   Read More ...
Russian Scientists Caught Using Nuclear Supercomputer to Mine Bitcoin
2018-02-12 13:56:00 It looks like Russian President Vladimir Putin needs to pay his nuclear scientists more. As the BBC reported Friday, the Russian security officers have arrested several scientists working at a top-secret Russian nuclear facility for allegedly mining crypto-currencies. The suspects had tried to use one of Russia's most powerful supercomputers to mine Bitcoin. "There has been an unsanctioned attempt to use computer facilities for private purposes including so-called mining," the Federal Nuclear Center in Sarov, western Russia, said   Read More ...
Russian scientists arrested for ‘mining bitcoin’ on supercomputer at nuclear facility
2018-02-11 10:33:24 Russian authorities have arrested engineers at one of the country’s top-secret nuclear warhead facilities after they allegedly tried to mine bitcoin on its computers. Several employees have been detained at the Federal Nuclear Centre in Sarov, western Russia, after making "an attempt to use the work computing facilities for personal ends, including for so-called mining", a spokesperson for the centre told Interfax News Agency   Read More ...
Russian Nuclear Scientists Were Arrested for Using a Supercomputer to Mine Bitcoin
2018-02-10 16:06:07 Russia has busted engineers working at a classified nuclear research facility for using powerful government supercomputers to mine for cryptocurrencies. The supercomputer is housed in the Federal Nuclear Center in Sarov, a restricted area with high security. The Soviet Union’s first atomic bomb was developed at the center, also known as the Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics, and famed physicist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Andrey Sakharov worked there for 20 years   Read More ...
На главном монументе Ирана в Тегеране появилась проекция с заставкой Windows 7
2018-02-10 16:03:22 9 февраля на 45-метровой Башне Азади в столице Ирана Тегеране транслировали заставку с компьютера с установленной операционной системой Windows 7. Об этом пишет Motherboard. Одним из первых на изменение проекции на башне обратил внимание сотрудник британской организации «Институт репортажей войны и мира» Реза Акбари. По словам специалистов по безопасности, владелец компьютера просто забыл выключить его после того, как шоу с 3D-проекцией на башне Азади закончилось   Read More ...
DHS cybersecurity chief: Russia hacked into a few voter registration systems
2018-02-09 02:02:37 Did the Russian government attempt to hack into voting systems in the last election? “No doubt,” Jeanette Manfra tells NBC’s Cynthia McFadden, warning that some information in the probe remains classified. However, the targeted systems did not have anything to do with ballots or counting, and the success was “exceptionally small,” the DHS cybersecurity chief says: The U.S. official in charge of protecting American elections from hacking says the Russians successfully penetrated the voter registration rolls of several U   Read More ...