American department of Russian 'troll factory' found in Africa

Social networks Facebook and Twitter have removed more than 200 fresh pages and accounts of the Internet Research Agency, also known as the "troll factory", according to the BBC. This organization has already tried to influence the presidential elections in the United States in 2016, for which the country's authorities introduced it ...

Be careful: how scammers profit from panic due to coronavirus

Criminals never miss a major crisis. The Chinese coronavirus, which causes the disease known as COVID-19, is a great opportunity for them. Because it can induce normally rational people to "relax their guard" and fall for the tricks of the scammers, Fox News reported. Here are the three most common ...

iloveyou and princess: top 10 most popular passwords that threaten your security

The NordPass password manager has named the most common, and therefore the world's worst, combinations that people use to protect their accounts. In addition to the understandable 123456 and qwerty, iloveyou ("I love you"), princess and babygirl ("princess" and "baby") were among the most popular, and ...

Hackers could plunge cities into chaos by turning gadgets into sonic weapons: a study

Modern gadgets can be hacked by hackers, who are able to program devices to make disorientating sounds. Writes about this BBC. Security analyst Matt Weeks in his study found that a number of modern devices have weak protection against ...

Consequences of a hacker attack: how to get 125 dollars from Equifax

The US credit bureau Equifax, which suffered a hack in 2017 and lost 147 million customer data, is beginning to compensate victims, The Verge writes. Victims can file a class action lawsuit for $ 700 million, amounting to ...

CNN: Assange intervened in the US election in 2016 year

At the disposal of CNN were reports on the meetings of the founder of WikiLeaks at the Ecuadorian embassy, ​​writes “Voice of America”. CNN said it had exclusive access to documents showing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange during a series of suspicious meetings at the Ecuadorian embassy ...

New York Times: The United States launched a digital invasion of the Russian power system

The United States is escalating the digital invasion of Russian power grids, which serves as a warning to President Vladimir Putin and demonstrates how the Trump administration can exploit new opportunities to use cyber weapons against Russia. About this on Saturday with reference to sources in ...

Ukrainians suspected of laundering $ 2,8 million stolen by hackers in the US

South Korea extradited Ukrainian citizen Alexander Musienko to the United States, who is accused of legalizing $ 2,8 million stolen by hackers from the bank accounts of American individuals and companies, UAPOSTS.US reports, citing the Prosecutor's Office for the Western District of North Carolina. “The South Korean authorities have extradited to the United States ...

Two Russians sentenced to 22 and 14 years in prison for spying for the US

According to sources, the defendants passed confidential information to the US intelligence services. The Moscow District Military Court (MOVS) sentenced one of the former heads of the Information Security Center (CIB) of the FSB of the Russian Federation, Sergei Mikhailov, and the ex-head of the department to 22 and 14 years in a strict regime colony for treason ...

Two Ukrainians accused of cyber attacks on the US Securities Commission

The United States authorities have accused two Ukrainian hackers and several traders of stealing data from the US Securities and Exchange Commission database for the purpose of fraud, RBC-Ukraine reports. In total, charges were brought against 10 people, including two hackers - Alexander Eremenko, ...

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