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10347898074?profile=RESIZE_400xUnderstandable fears of an unparalleled Russian cyberwar began to grow around the same time Russia began staging its military on their border with Ukraine.  Some people pictured a Russian digital assault not just on Ukraine but on all the West. At least a few people thought the Kremlin might team up with ransomware gangs to punish those who defied the invasion. Others were afraid that conflict between Putin’s hackers and Ukraine might spin out of control and spur a broader cyber melee around the

9857998096?profile=RESIZE_400xAre hackers better at using AI than defenders?  “There are three parts of any security strategy. You want to be able to detect, to prevent, and to respond,” says the Global Chief Technology Officer of Dell Technologies.  “It turns out that in the 'detect' area, we are well underway.  If you are using a security event information-management service or managed-security service provider, and they are not already using high degrees of advanced machine intelligence to detect threats, you already lost

8266337488?profile=RESIZE_400xAs the Covid virus marches on, many are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.  Each day brings us a little closer to the approval and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in the US, UK and close in many other countries.  According to the US Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex M. Azar II, officials with Operation Warp Speed (OWS) report that 20 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine could be distributed this month.  ”We are planning to be ready when [an emergency-use authorization by

 

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By 12 November 2019, hacker Alexei Burkov was extradited from Israel to the US to face major credit card fraud charges.  Originally arrested in 2015 for his role in Cardplanet, his extradition was delayed several times as the Russian government was fighting against his extradition to the US. Israel subsequently received a competing extradition request from Russia.  Then, Russia arrested and sentenced to prison an Israeli/US citizen and offered Israel to exchange her for Burkov.  This case show