25 Apr 2022

West warns of Russian cyber-attacks as concerns rise over Putin’s nuclear rhetoric

The US and four of its closest allies have warned that “evolving intelligence” shows that Russia is contemplating cyber-attacks on countries backing Ukraine, as the Kremlin’s frustration grows at its failure to make military gains. Vladimir Putin used the launch on Wednesday of a powerful new Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM),

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25 Apr 2022

Has Russia Already Lost the Cyberwar With Ukraine?

Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine has not gone to plan. As sanctions sink their teeth deeper into the Russian economy, and battlefield losses continue to pile up, the Russian leader has found himself with yet another headache, one that just months ago would have seemed absurd. Since the invasion began

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22 Apr 2022

Ukraine Postal Service Hit With Cyberattack After Selling Viral Anti-Russia Stamps

Ukraine’s national post service said some of its systems went offline Friday because of a cyberattack following the much-publicized sale of stamps depicting a Ukrainian soldier giving the middle finger to the Russian warship Moskva, which sank last week. Director General Ihor Smilianskyi said that Ukrposhta, the postal service, had been

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22 Apr 2022

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen calls for a reshaping of global supply chains that are ‘not secure.’

Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen said on Thursday that global supply chains had proved to be unstable amid the pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine and called for a reshaping of trade relationships oriented around “trusted partners,” even if it meant higher costs for businesses and consumers. Ms. Yellen spoke at

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21 Apr 2022

Crypto exchange Binance deactivating accounts in Russia

Cryptocurrency exchange service Binance has announced that it will deactivate user accounts in Russia amid Moscow’s war with Ukraine. In a statement on Thursday, the company said Russian residents and Russian companies that hold crypto assets worth over 10,000 euros will be banned from making any deposits and trading within their

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21 Apr 2022

Transaction Monitoring And Risk Mitigation Strategies For Global Supply Chains

Between export bans and the numerous entities and individuals now restricted from transacting in the global economy, organizations worldwide must evaluate the legal, reputational, and cybersecurity impacts on their supply chain. How can companies navigate the current landscape and mitigate their supply chain and cyber risks? Sanctions against Russia continue

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21 Apr 2022

West warns of Russian cyber-attacks as concerns rise over Putin’s nuclear rhetoric

The US and four of its closest allies have warned that “evolving intelligence” shows that Russia is contemplating cyber-attacks on countries backing Ukraine, as the Kremlin’s frustration grows at its failure to make military gains. Vladimir Putin used the launch on Wednesday of a powerful new Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM),

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20 Apr 2022

Cyberattacks On Russian Targets Jumped 5X After Invasion Of Ukraine

Russia is now the most-attacked country in the world and Russian citizens, who make up less than 2% of the global population, now constitute almost a fifth of all cyberattack victims. In fact, five times more Russian accounts were breached in March than in January as cyberattacks have ramped up

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19 Apr 2022

IMF Warns of Crypto Mining as Possible Dodge on Russia Sanctions

Countries such as Russia and Iran may eventually use cryptocurrency mining to evade sanctions, the International Monetary Fund warned in a report. There’s a risk that sanctioned nations will leverage their energy resources — which can’t be exported — to power mining, an energy-intensive process of validating coin transactions, the IMF

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19 Apr 2022

NATO Cyber Game Tests Defenses Amid War in Ukraine

NATO’s large, multiday cyber defense exercise is set to bring together technical experts from alliance countries and Ukraine nearly two months after Russia’s invasion. The annual cyber wargames, known as the Locked Shields exercise, will start Tuesday in Tallinn, Estonia. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence

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