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Estonian National charged with helping Russia acquire U.S. hacking tools and electronics

Security Affairs

made electronics on behalf of the Russian government and military. The Estonian man is accused of having helped the Russian government and military to purchase US-made electronics and hacking tools. “Shevlyakov also attempted to acquire computer hacking tools.”

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Germany and the Netherlands agreded to build TEN, the first ever joint military internet

Security Affairs

The governments of Germany and The Netherlands agreed to build the first-ever joint military Internet, so-called TEN (Tactical Edge Networking). Government officials from Germany and the Netherlands signed an agreement for the building of the first-ever joint military Internet, so-called TEN (Tactical Edge Networking).

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The Myth of Consumer-Grade Security

Schneier on Security

They affect national security. Barr repeated a common fallacy about a difference between military-grade encryption and consumer encryption: "After all, we are not talking about protecting the nation's nuclear launch codes. The thing is, that distinction between military and consumer products largely doesn't exist.

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 414 by Pierluigi Paganini – International edition

Security Affairs

Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs are free for you in your email box. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! billion rubles. billion rubles.

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US Army stopped using floppy disks as storage for SACCS system that manages nuclear weapons arsenal

Security Affairs

The news is quite curious, the US military will no longer use 8-inch floppy disks in an antiquated computer (SACCS) to manage nuclear weapons arsenal. In June, the US Air Force has replaced the floppy disks in the SACCS nuclear weapons management system with a “highly-secure solid state digital storage solution.”

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in June 2021 – 9.8 million records breached

IT Governance

We found a comparatively low 9,780,931 breached records from publicly disclosed security incidents in June 2021. June’s figures bring the annual running total of security incidents to 729 and the total number of breached records to 3,947,030,094.

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Meet Ika & Sal: The Bulletproof Hosting Duo from Hell

Krebs on Security

Spamit), an invite-only community for Russian-speaking people in the businesses of sending spam and building botnets of infected computers to relay said spam. From January 2005 to April 2013, there were two primary administrators of the cybercrime forum Spamdot (a.k.a The Spamdot admins went by the nicknames Icamis (a.k.a.