Putin: 25 million cyberattacks thwarted during World Cup

Wow … the 400 lb hacker on the bed is still on the loose!

President Vladimir Putin says Russian and other security services thwarted nearly 25 million cyberattacks linked to the World Cup.

Source: Putin: 25 million cyberattacks thwarted during World Cup

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GRU Officer Wires Western Union, Puts GRU’s HQ Address as “Sender”

Best training ever … thank you Western Union employees for diligently checking IDs. Would NSA pick it up as “From”?It not about collection.

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‘Warning Lights Are Blinking Red,’ Top Intelligence Officer Says of Russian Attacks

Days before President Trump’s meeting with Vladimir V. Putin, Dan Coats compared the danger of Russian cyberattacks to the warnings the U.S. had of stepped-up terror threats ahead of Sept. 11, 2001.

Source: ‘Warning Lights Are Blinking Red,’ Top Intelligence Officer Says of Russian Attacks

Russia Indictment 2.0: What to Make of Mueller’s Hacking Indictment

As President Trump prepares to meet with Vladimir Putin, his Justice Department says it can prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the Russian president has been lying about his country’s involvement in the 2016 election hacking.

Source: Russia Indictment 2.0: What to Make of Mueller’s Hacking Indictment

Publicly Reported Data Breaches: A Measure of Our Ignorance?

One way to combat uncertainty about the real costs of cyber incidents would be a federal disclosure law that establishes uniform reporting requirements for significant breaches of personally identifiable information and threats to critical infrastructure.

Source: Publicly Reported Data Breaches: A Measure of Our Ignorance?