September 19, 2021

Cyber coup d’état? Outcome of White House industry cyber summit. High-profile events, prominent gangs, and high-volume botnets.

Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities

Hackers are trying to topple Belarus’s dictator, with help from the inside (MIT Technology Review) Opposition from inside the regime of Alexander Lukashenko is helping hackers run what may be the most comprehensive cyberattack on a nation ever.

Russia uses new hardware to target Navalny’s anti-Kremlin app – experts (Reuters) Russia is using new digital hardware to target an online app that jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s team created to undermine the Kremlin at next month’s parliamentary elections, cyber experts said.

FBI Palantir glitch allowed unauthorized access to private data (New York Post) A computer glitch in a software program, Palantir, used by the FBI allowed some unauthorized employees to access private data for more than a year.

Palantir Stock Falls on Report of Improper Data Access (TheStreet) One of Palantir’s software programs used by the FBI gave unauthorized workers access…

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