Two charged with ‘terrorism’ over Bulgaria’s biggest data breach

By |julij 25th, 2019|Bulgaria, cyber security, data protection, GDPR, hacking, Ivo Hristov, Mariya Gabriel, News|

Prosecutors have charged two workers at a cybersecurity company with terrorism as part of an investigation into Bulgaria's biggest-ever data breach, a lawyer for the defendants said on Wednesday (24 July).

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Germany’s cyber defence strategy discussed behind closed doors

By |junij 4th, 2019|cyber defence, cyber security, Digital, Germany, News, security and defence, transparency|

Germany is currently preparing a new cyber defence strategy. An internal concept paper of the German government foresees the use of so-called hack-backs and changes to the German Basic Law. But the change is happening and the general public is being ex...

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What Estonia’s record number of i-voters teaches us about election trust

By |marec 1st, 2019|cyber security, electronic voting, Estonia elections, News|

Estonia is in the midst of a parliamentary election. With election day this Sunday, almost 40% of voters have already cast their preference during the early voting period. Most of them i-Voted, submitting their ballot online, writes Liisa Past.

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Purported Russian hackers stole US evidence to discredit Mueller probe

By |januar 31st, 2019|2016 US Election, cyber security, Donald Trump, Evgeny Prigozhin, News, Robert Mueller, Russian trolls, Vladimir Putin|

US Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office said on Wednesday (30 January) that self-proclaimed hackers in Russia stole evidence in an attempt to tarnish its investigation of a firm charged with funding a Russian propaganda campaign to interfere in the 2016 US election.

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World risks sleepwalking into next crisis, Davos report warns

By |januar 17th, 2019|cyber security, Davos 2019, environmental risks, multilateralism, News, WEF|

Global risks are intensifying but the will to tackle them collectively is eroding, as forces across the planet call for “taking back control”, the World Economic Forum warned in its latest report published on Wednesday (16 January).

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EU suffers major cyber-security scandal with publication of 1,100 secret cables

By |december 19th, 2018|cyber security, cyber-attacks, espionnage, EU foreign policy, News, scandal|

A trove of hacked EU diplomatic cables made available to the New York Times revealed no major secrets, but displayed the remarkably poor protection of routine exchanges among EU officials Hackers accessed the EU’s diplomatic communications network for years, downloading...

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Yatsenyuk: Azov Sea tensions reveal lack of cooperation between Ukraine and NATO

By |november 28th, 2018|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, cyber security, Donald Trump, Eastern Ukraine crisis, hybrid war, Nato, News, Petro Poroshenko, Russia, Ukraine, Ukraine elections, Vladimir Putin, Yulia Tymoshenko|

In a long-ranging interview, the former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk discussed the Azov Sea tensions and the upcoming elections in Ukraine. He reveals that he will probably run next time, giving a chance to Petro Poroshenko to be...

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Can the EU lead on cybersecurity?

By |november 26th, 2018|Cyber Attack, cyber security, News|

Cybersecurity has become a prominent topic on the EU policy agenda. The NIS directive, the EU's first cybersecurity law, went into effect in May of this year. And the European Commission proposed more legislation, known as the cybersecurity act, in Sep...

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US asks allies to shun Huawei equipment over espionage fears

By |november 23rd, 2018|China, cyber espionage, cyber security, Germany, Huawei, Italy, News, United States|

The US government is trying to persuade wireless and internet providers in allied countries to avoid telecommunications equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday (22 November).

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American midterms not influenced by cyberattacks

By |november 9th, 2018|2019 European elections, American sanctions, cyber defence, cyber security, ECFR, News, Russia|

The midterms in the United States were not subject to an intervention due to a lack of Russian resources. But will the upcoming European elections also go under Moscow’s radar? EURACTIV France reports.

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