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Ukraine Fingers Russian Military Hackers for Kyivstar Outage

Data Breach Today

Telecom Operator Slowly Restores Voice Service Ukraine's domestic security agency on Wednesday fingered Russian military hackers as being responsible for hacking Kyivstar, in a statement acknowledging damage to the telecom operator's digital infrastructure. Ukraine's top telecom operator was the target of a Tuesday cyberattack.

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Wiz Buys Startup Gem Security for $350M to Spot Cloud Issues

Data Breach Today

Buying CDR Startup Gem Will Help Wiz Address Needs of SecOps, Incident Responders Wiz bought a cloud detection and response startup founded by a longtime Israeli Military Intelligence leader to address security operations and incident response use cases.

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Apparent GE Hack Raises National Security Concerns

Data Breach Today

Prominent Threat Actor Advertises Access to GE's Military Projects General Electric says it is aware of claims made by "a bad actor" about gaining unauthorized access to its sensitive data and taking "appropriate measures to help protect the integrity of our systems" after a hacker known as IntelBroker advertised access to its networks and data.

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China Hacked Japan’s Military Networks

Schneier on Security

The Washington Post has the story : The hackers had deep, persistent access and appeared to be after anything they could get their hands on—plans, capabilities, assessments of military shortcomings, according to three former senior U.S. officials, who were among a dozen current and former U.S. Paul Nakasone, the head of the NSA and U.S.

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Someone is sending mysterious smartwatches to the US Military personnel

Security Affairs

Army’s Criminal Investigation Division warns that US military personnel have reported receiving unsolicited smartwatches in the mail. Army’s Criminal Investigation Division reported that service members across the military received smartwatches unsolicited in the mail. ” reads the alert.

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Russia-linked hackers target Ukrainian military with Infamous Chisel Android malware

Security Affairs

Russia-linked threat actors have been targeting Android devices of the Ukrainian military with a new malware dubbed Infamous Chisel. The GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand have published an analysis of the Android malware.

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Ukrainian military intelligence service hacked the Russian Federal Taxation Service

Security Affairs

The Ukrainian government’s military intelligence service announced the hack of the Russian Federal Taxation Service (FNS). The military intelligence service said that the hack was the result of a successful special operation on the territory of Russia. “As a result of the cyber attack, all servers received malware.