09 Jun 2017

Estonia buoys cyber security with world′s first data embassy

“To protect itself from cyberattacks, Estonia is about to open a ‘data embassy’ outside its borders. The country’s critical infrastructure will be stored in Luxembourg, reports Isabelle de Pommereau from Tallinn.” Source: Estonia buoys cyber security with world′s first data embassy | Europe | DW | 08.06.2017

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09 Jun 2017

Bill requires Pentagon to report cyber operations outside of war zones

“A bill introduced Thursday by top lawmakers on the House Armed Services Committee requires the Pentagon to notify congress about cyber operations it is waging outside war zones and the new cyber weapons it is employing.” Source: Bill requires Pentagon to report cyber operations outside of war zones

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07 Jun 2017

Ethiopia mobile internet still off after a week

“Ethiopians were still unable to surf the web via mobile networks on Tuesday, despite government claims the nationwide internet shutdown, which began a week ago, had been lifted.” Source: Ethiopia mobile internet still off after a week | News24

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06 Jun 2017

Top-Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking Effort Days Before 2016 Election

“RUSSIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE executed a cyberattack on at least one U.S. voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before last November’s presidential election, according to a highly classified intelligence report obtained by The Intercept.” Source: Top-Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking

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06 Jun 2017

Supreme Court Accepts Major Cellphone Privacy Case

“The Supreme Court has accepted a challenge to the warrantless collection of historical cellphone location data in a case that could curtail U.S. government surveillance and expand American privacy rights.” Source: Supreme Court Accepts Major Cellphone Privacy Case | US News

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05 Jun 2017

Forget far-right populism – crypto-anarchists are the new masters

“The rise of crypto-anarchism might be good news for individual users – and there are plenty working on ways of using this technology for decent social purposes – but it’s also bad news for governments. It’s not a direct path, but digital technology tends to empower the individual at the

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02 Jun 2017

Putin: Russia doesn’t hack but ‘patriotic’ individuals might

“President Vladimir Putin acknowledged that some ‘patriotic’ individuals may have engaged in hacking but insisted Russia as a country has never done it, and he pledged Thursday to wait out U.S. political battles to forge constructive ties with President Donald Trump.” Source: Putin: Russia doesn’t hack but ‘patriotic’ individuals might

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01 Jun 2017

Ethiopia blocks internet ‘to stop exam cheats’

“Internet access across Ethiopia has been blocked to prevent national exam papers leaking online, a government spokesman has claimed. ‘The shutdown is aimed at preventing a repeat of leaks that occurred last year,’ Mohammed Seid at the Office for Government Communications Affairs, told the Reuters news agency.” Source: Ethiopia blocks

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01 Jun 2017

OMB tells agency leaders how to meet cyber executive order

“Senior accountable officials tasked with managing federal agency risks and reports under the ‘Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure’ executive order can look to an Office of Budget and Management memo for assistance on meeting deadlines.” Source: OMB tells agency leaders how to meet cyber executive order

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01 Jun 2017

NATO might trigger Article 5 for certain cyberattacks

“NATO will not rule out invoking Article 5 of its charter should one or more member nations find themselves under a serious cyberattack that threatens critical military and civilian infrastructure.” Source: NATO might trigger Article 5 for certain cyberattacks

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