Earlier this month German institutions were hit by an extensive spear phishing campaign in which 16 gigabytes of data was stolen, including the entire inbox’s/outbox’s of over a dozen members of Germany’s parliament.
Months ahead of Presidential elections, Ukraine’s parliament has voted to enforce the declaration of martial law in 10 regions bordering Russia, following clashes between the two countries earlier this week.
Citing the US’s own Foreign Sovereignty Immunities Act, the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation has filed a new motion in New York City demanding all charges against the 12 Russian hackers alleged to be behind the DNC and Clinton email leaks be dropped.
Two new studies have found that 89% of active duty military personnel believe that cyber treats/terrorism represent the countries single greatest threat, and 86% of US based IT professionals believe the world is already at cyber war.
From Russia to the UK, industry experts are all gearing up for the coming AI boom. According to some, AI promises to have the single greatest impact on the global economy since the first rise of the machines during the Industrial Revolution.
To crack down on international espionage, Russia has passed new laws banning all active duty military personnel from using or sharing on social media networks/platforms.
On November 6th 2018, Moscow’s Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities announced plans to erect a permanent base on the moons surface to advance new scientific exploration/studies of the satellites surface.
Over the course of the last week Russia has announced hundreds of thousands of dollars in new fines towards media outlets expressing dissent or critical opinions of Russian Federal policy.
For the first time, Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) has begun fining Google for failing to connect to Russia’s Federal information systems.