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#UkraineWar: UK, US, and EU officially blame #Russia for #cyber attack targeting #satellite company BEFORE tanks rolled across the border. This reveals 2 critical issues 1/3 (a short threat)…
1. #Russia's military strategy: #cyberattacks (may) precede conventional military maneuvers. Hence, monitoring cyberspace for disruptive/significant cyber incidents can serve as a warning indicator before a military invasion.
#UkraineRussiaWar #Ukraine #cyber
2. #Russia's top military targets & priorities: establishing information superiority and disrupting communication channels is a primary step in the onset of war
#cyber #Russia #Ukraine #UkraineWar
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#Russia is using #cyberattacks in #Ukraine to support military strikes, a report found.

by @SangerNYT & @kateconger
“For wks after the outbreak of the war… American ofcls wondered about… Russia’s mighty cyberarsenal, which most experts expected would be used in the opening hrs of an invasion to bring down Ukraine’s power grid, …cellphone sys & cut off Pres Zelensky from the world.
“None of that happened. But in a new study released Wednesday by Microsoft, it is now clear that Russia used its… hackers to conduct hundreds of far more subtle attacks, many timed to coincide w/incoming missile or ground attacks.
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Good morning and welcome to the final day of #Raisina2022. We will be starting with the Welcome Address by Meenakashi Lekhi (@M_Lekhi)

Stay tuned for updates.

Watch it LIVE here:
.@M_Lekhi: The last two years have seen turbulent times, and the #pandemic has taken a toll on our lives. We have witnessed a 180-degree change but it has made us resilient, letting us know we can overcome difficulty.

.@M_Lekhi: The world is one big family, it is all about respecting each other's values and boundaries. This is the very basis of our #diplomacy.

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Due to the Putin's invasion, in the first quarter of 2022 #Ukraine registered an increased amount of 802 cyberattacks from Russia and Belarus, said the Ukrainian govt cyber group CERT-UA. [Thread⬇️]
Here is the list of top 5 Russian and Belorussian groups of hackers (connected to the military and security services of those aggressor countries) which conduct #cyberattacks on #Ukraine ⬇️
[1] The hacker group of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB): UAC-0010 aka Armageddon (GammaLoad, GammaDrop, HarvesterX). This is APT (advanced persistent threat).
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Another try of enemy hackers to harm Ukraine

The CERT-UA which operates within the SSSCIP has revealed the distribution of fake emails on behalf of the state bodies of Ukraine with instructions to increase information security.

#cyberattacks #CyberSecurity #warinukraine
In the body of the letter there is a link to the website hxxps://forkscenter[.]Fr/, from which it is proposed to download "critical updates" in the form of a file "BitdefenderWindowsUpdatePackage.exe" about 60MB in size.

#cyberattacks #CyberSecurity #warinukraine
This file is run by the "alt.exe" boot loader, which installs a number of files.

The investigation determined that running the downloaded file "one.exe" will damage your computer with the malicious program Cobalt Strike Beacon.

#cyberattacks #CyberSecurity #warinukraine
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-#UkraineUnderAttack a #Thread
-#Russian ground forces have bogged down outside #Ukrainian #Kharkiv & #Kyiv
-Why mighty #Russia struggling in front of relatively weaker #Ukraine
-All experts went wrong in their assessment that Ukraine will fall in 3-4 days
-An assessment
-1st & foremost after initial 1-2 days #Russia failed to establish air superiority & air support to ground forces
-Battle for Antonov Apt 10km NW of #Kyiv was failure
-Russia took 2 days to capture
-18 IL-76 fm Russian Pskov Airport had to go back since airfield was damaged
-Russia suffering large aircraft & helo losses(31 & 30) in 1 week
-Russia doesn't hv even localized air superiority
-Aircraft & helo losses unsustainable
-Attack aircraft & helo unable to provide close air support to mechanized forces
-Ukraine using UAVs inflicted huge damage
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𝗢𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗲𝗽 𝗮𝗮𝗻 𝗱𝗲 𝗥𝗲𝗴𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴
De aanval van Rusland in Oekraïne is een bedreiging van onze democratie en onze veiligheid
Forum voor Democratie Thierry Baudet bedreigt met zijn steun voor Poetin de veiligheid van Nederland van binnen uit.
Twee maatregelen gewenst
In 1933 werd het NSB-lidmaatschap voor ambtenaren te verboden.
Vooral overheidsdienaren bij politie, defensie, fysieke en sympathiseren met Forum voor Democratie zijn een veiligheidsrisico.
Er zijn een aantal vitale processen die om bescherming tegen sabotage, #cyberattacks vragen.
Leden van Forum voor Democratie op die plekken vormen een potentieel gevaar voor de veiligheid van onze samenleving. Denk aan de drinkwatervoorziening, gas…
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Happening now: @NATO SecGen @jensstoltenberg talks to reporters following Summit of NATO Heads of State & Government
"The Ukrainian forces are fighting bravely & are able to inflict damage on the #Russia|n forces" per @NATO @jensstoltenberg

"The message from NATO leaders...we are there to support #Ukraine" he says - also #Sweden #Finland #EU
NATO allies continuing to provide military, other support to #Ukraine, per @NATO's @jensstoltenberg

Says allies are "very committed"
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JUST IN: #Russia "not moving on #Kyiv as fast as they anticipated they would do...meeting more resistance than they expected" per a senior US defense official

But official says Russian troops still advancing
Signs #Russia is splitting some of its troops advancing from the south into NE & NW directions, per a senior US defense official
Indications #Russia|n forces trying to take a key dam, power plant - possibly including #cyberattacks vs the power plant, per a senior US defense official
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BREAKING: "The #Russia|n military's begun a brutal assault on the ppl of #Ukraine without provocation, without justification" per @POTUS

Says #Russia massed +175,000 troops to Ukraine's borders before launching the invasion
#Russia's Vladimir Putin "rejected every good-faith effort the #UnitedStates & our allies & partners avoid needless conflict" per @POTUS
NEW: @POTUS blames #Russia for recent #cyber attacks vs #Ukraine
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"This is a pre-mediated attack" that Putin "has been planning for months," says @POTUS.
"It's unfolding largely as we predicted," according to @POTUS.
"Putin is the aggressor. Putin chose this war and now he and his country will bear the consequences," says @POTUS, announcing sanctions that "will impose severe costs on the Russian economy."
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#war #Kyiv #Ukraine #Russia Collecting all reports thread; Ukraine's operational command says "cruise and ballistic missile strikes are underway at the control centres in Kyiv" from @lukeharding1968 Friends report explosions in #Kyiv, #Odessa #Kharkiv #Mykolaev thread, add info
Targets include airfields and military headquarters, operational command says
"Distant crumps - soft explosions - reported from west Kyiv, towards the airport. Not Cruise missiles, i think, but sounds like an attack on the airport." @JohnSweeney
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US "prepared no matter what happens" in #Ukraine, says @POTUS, adding an attack by #Russia is still "very much a possibility." Image
"We should give the diplomacy every chance to succeed," says @POTUS, speaking in the @WhiteHouse East Room. Image
US proposing new arms control and transparency measures, according to @POTUS.
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Threat landscape in the US - "A lot has changed" since December, @DHSgov's John Cohen, the senior official performing the duties of the Undersecretary of Intelligence & Analysis tells @gwupoe
Foreign intel services, foreign terrorist orgs also "promoting socio-political content...for the purposes of sowing discord" in the #UnitedStates per @DHSgov's Cohen

"These narratives have in fact led to attacks in this country"
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On a leaked audio recording, chairman of the #Hungarian parliament #KövérLászló calls 🇭🇺opposition the most significant #NationalSecurity threat the country is facing and asks the 🇭🇺 domestic intelligence agency to mitigate this threat. (THREAD 1/5)…
#Kövér addressed the leadership of the domestic intelligence/counter-intelligence agency #AVH in February 2020.
3/5 This piece of information may shed new light on the #PegasusAffair in 🇭🇺 & raises the impression that #IntelligenceAgencies may be systematically used by the incumbent #OrbanRegime in #Hungary to conduct surveillance of the #DemocraticOpposition, independent journalists ...
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Director Christopher Wray will join our partners from @TheJusticeDept, @StateDept, and @USTreasury today at 12:30 p.m. EST to make several major cybercrime announcements. You can watch the press conference live at
The #FBI and our partners announced that Yaroslav Vasinskyi, a Ukrainian national, faces charges for allegedly launching ransomware attacks against multiple victims, including a July attack against information technology management company Kaseya. Director Christopher Wray said, "The arrest of Yaroslav
On October 8, Polish authorities took custody of Vasinskyi in Poland, where he remains pending proceedings to secure his extradition to the U.S.
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61/. Human rights lawyer & husband of ex-PM, Cherie Blair has been revealed as ‘ethics advisor’ to NSO, the Israeli firm that sold #PegasusSpyware to human rights abusing govts

NSO are implicated in facilitating the murder of Jamal Kashoggi. #Pegasus…
62/. On Saturday, we mark the 4th anniversary of the murder of #DaphneCaruanaGalizia

At the time, she was investigating the Panama Papers & links btw SCL/#CambridgeAnalytica & Henley Ptnrs

There are vigils in Malta & London

@Europarl_EN has a journalism award in her honour. ImageImageImageImage
63/. In times of greater repression the job of journalists becomes more vital than ever: more vital & more dangerous

It’s in the interest of the corrupt & powerful to silence effective media

Today we mark 4 years since the murder of #DaphneCaruanaGalizia
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1/ Did you know that even if you always use FIDO security keys or an authenticator app to login, an attacker can still target the password you forgot you had? Reasons why you might choose to delete your
password (a thread)
2/ Transparency: I am an identity geek at Microsoft and we now support password deletion for our consumer accounts:…. This is my attempt to outline *why* this kind of feature is important, here we go…
3/ #Cyberattacks like password spray and #CredentialStuffing can still be successful for attackers if you previously set your password to something predictable or reused the password at other sites. Deletion takes guessing and replay out of the attacker toolbox for your account.
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Globalists are setting the stage for their #GreatReset to bring down the entire system.

Their #CyberPolygon online-attack simulation targets major financial institutions, affects major supply-chains, and causes a “cyberpandemic”:……
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1st day of the #Slovenian 🇸🇮presidency of @EUCouncil Watch this space for live updates from @EURACTIV 👇
For a short take for what's on the menu today in #Ljubljana, check out…
#Cybersecurity and #AI will be one of the priorities for 🇸🇮@EU2021SI, first briefing of the day by @BostjanKoritnik, responsible for #DigitalTransformation, who says "it is important for us to create a high level of trust in human-centric #AI"
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Maja Bucar, from @FDVLjubljana, is giving the initial address to #PPCLjubljana: "one of the positive things of having a conference virtually is that we can reach more people around Europe"

TEPSA has been hosting our flagship bi-annual Pre-Presidency Conferences (PPC) for decades, always joining up with our Member Institute in the country taking on the upcoming @EUCouncil Presidency, it's become a milestone in the European calendar 💪

TEPSA Secretary-General Jim Cloos welcomes participants to #PPCLjubljana: "the Presidency gives an impression of ownership in the Member States"

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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 05/24/2021…
Arctic warming three times faster than the planet, report warns…

#ArcticWarming #ClimateChange #consequences
Wild Bornean orangutans experience muscle catabolism during episodes of fruit scarcity…

#orangutans #borneo #FoodScarcity #catabolism #muscles
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 05/06/2021…
Prior SARS-CoV-2 infection rescues B and T cell responses to variants after first vaccine dose…

#COVID19 #variants #vaccines #immunity
Book Review: The Next Frontier of Warfare Is Online…

#cyberattacks #malware #hacking #DigitalMarkets #StateSctors
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