A secure communications channel set up to prevent misunderstandings that might lead to nuclear war is likely to expand to handling new kinds of conflict — in cyberspace.
Posts tagged “Russia”
On Feb. 27, a diplomatic process will begin in Geneva that could result in a new treaty giving the United Nations unprecedented powers over the Internet.
Source: Alexey Sidorenko, Global Voices
On February 9, 2012, following the widely-discussed leaks of pro-Kremlin mailboxes, LiveJournal, where the leaks were published, became temporarily unavailable.
Source: Luke Allnutt, Radio Free Europe
Much like China’s 50-cent party, these online commentators are paid a few hundred dollars to leave 70 comments a day from 50 different accounts.
Source: The Globe and Mail
With worries growing over computer hacking, data theft and the risk of digital attacks destroying essential systems, western states and their allies are co-operating closer than ever on cyber security.
Source: Brian Krebs, Krebs on Security
In a post to the Official Microsoft Blog, the company identified 31-year-old Andrey N. Sabelnikov of St. Petersburg, Russia as responsible for the operations of the botnet.
Source: The Telegraph
It was a spy plot so far-fetched it would be worthy of James Bond – a transmitter concealed inside an artificial rock by British agents and placed next to a Russian street in order to steal classified data.
Source: Foreign Affairs
Early on Tuesday morning, my Web site, Agentura.ru, which covers the activities of Russia’s secret services, was shut down by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.
Source: RTE News
Russia’s top social networking site has defiantly rejected a request by the Federal Security Service to block opposition groups from using it to organise street protests accusing the authorities of rigging this week’s election.