Biden administration bans sale of Kaspersky software in US 

The move against the Russian cybersecurity giant aims to prevent the company from being used in cyber operations or data collection by Moscow. 

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Lawmakers question Microsoft president over China ties, repeated breaches

Brad Smith defended the company at a time of growing concerns about whether the tech giant is sufficiently prioritizing security.

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Microsoft’s Brad Smith should prepare for ‘ritual punishment’ before House hearing

Some experts are doubtful the Homeland Security Committee testimony and questioning of Microsoft chief Brad Smith will lead to significant change.

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Ukraine Arrests Cryptor Specialist Aiding Conti and LockBit Ransomware

Ukrainian Police have arrested a ransomware cryptor developer in connection with the notorious Conti and LockBit groups. This arrest was the result of Operation Endgame, a major operation that aims to dismantle key elements of these cybercriminal organ… Continue reading Ukraine Arrests Cryptor Specialist Aiding Conti and LockBit Ransomware

Google, Microsoft: Russian Threat Actors Pose High Risk to 2024 Paris Olympics

Google and Microsoft warn of elevated risks of cyber threats facing the 2024 Paris Olympics, especially from Russian threat actors.
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FCC vote on tap for rules to secure fundamental component of the internet

The regulations would seek to bolster Border Gateway Protocol security, but some industry groups are concerned the proposal is too heavy-handed.

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Fake Tom Cruise warns of violence at Paris Olympics in pro-Russian info op

The influence campaign includes a phony Netflix documentary and seeks to undermine France and the International Olympic Committee.

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Alien ion of water may explain why Uranus is so weird

Scientists have discovered the potential existence of a bizarre new molecule related to water. Dubbed “aquodiium,” this ion could form under extreme conditions and may explain some of the weirdness of our solar system’s ice giant planets.Continue Readi… Continue reading Alien ion of water may explain why Uranus is so weird

Russian influence op keeps trying but struggles to win hearts and minds

Meta researchers said the influence operation known as Doppelganger continues to target European elections and Ukraine policy with little impact.

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Russian Hackers Shift Tactics, Target More Victims with Paid Malware

By Deeba Ahmed
Russian hackers and APT groups are escalating cyberattacks, leveraging readily available malware and broadening their targets beyond governments.…
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