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Apple says it didn't share pictures or emails from lawmakers' phones with Trump DOJ under subpoenas seeking to unmask leakers

President Donald Trump meets with members of his American Technology Council, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, on June 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Apple revealed new details about the Trump DOJ's subpoena targeting House Intel Committee lawmakers. It told TechCrunch the subpoena included a gag order and "no information" on the DOJ's inquiry. Apple said it gave "account subscriber information" and no content, "such as emails or pictures." See more stories ...
Tags: Apple, Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Russia, Trends, House, New York Times, Tim Cook, The Times, Department Of Justice, Biden, Times, House Intelligence Committee

Trump Justice Department Subpoenaed Apple for Data From House Intelligence Committee Democrats

Prosecutors in the Trump administration Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of House Intelligence Committee Democrats -- including Chairman Adam Schiff -- along with their staff and family members as part of a leak investigation, an Intelligence Committee official and a source familiar with the matter confirmed to CNN. From a report: Rep. Eric Swalwell of California, another Democrat on the committee, told CNN's Don Lemon on Thursday evening that he was notified that h...
Tags: Apple, California, Russia, Tech, Cnn, Fbi, New York Times, Don Lemon, House Intelligence Committee, Justice Department, James Comey, Trump, Adam Schiff, Schiff, Intelligence Committee, Eric Swalwell

Michael Cohen says DOJ acted like 'mafia' under the 'corrupt arm of the Trump administration' after the revelation it secretly obtained data from Democratic lawmakers

Michael Cohen pauses while speaking with members of the media after leaving the Manhattan district attorney’s office on March 19, 2021 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Michael Cohen told Insider the Justice Department was corrupted by former President Donald Trump. The ex-president's former personal attorney was reacting to news the department spied on lawmakers. The department had subpoenaed Apple for data on Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell, among others. See mor...
Tags: Apple, Politics, Law, Russia, Trends, Surveillance, New York Times, Manhattan, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Doj, Charles Davis, Justice Department, Trump, Democratic, Cohen

Trump DoJ secretly seized House Democrats’ data in crackdown on leaks

At least two House members including Adam Schiff targeted in 2018, say officials familiar with the investigationThe US Justice Department under Donald Trump seized data from the accounts of at least two members of the House of Representatives intelligence committee in 2018 as part of an aggressive crackdown on leaks related to the Russia investigation and other national security matters, according to a committee official and two people familiar with the investigation. Related: Continue read...
Tags: Apple, Technology, Russia, World news, US news, US politics, House, House Of Representatives, Data Protection, Donald Trump, Trump, Adam Schiff, US Justice Department

Trump Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for data from House Intelligence Committee Democrats, sources say

By Manu Raju, Evan Perez, Katie Bo Williams and Paul LeBlanc | CNN Prosecutors in the Trump administration Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of House Intelligence Committee Democrats — including Chairman Adam Schiff — along with their staff and family members as part of a leak investigation, an Intelligence Committee official and a source familiar with the matter confirmed to CNN. Rep. Eric Swalwell of California, another Democrat on the committee, told CNN’s Don Le...
Tags: Apple, Florida, UK, California, Washington Post, Senate, Russia, Sport, Cnn, Fbi, Soccer, Tennessee, House, New York Times, New Jersey, Marco Rubio

Apple Registers iPhone 13 Models in Eurasia Ahead of September Launch

Nashville Chatter Class has discovered a new Russian-language regulatory filing in the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) database pointing towards several unreleased iPhone 13 models that Apple will be launching in the fall. Versions of iPhone running iOS 14 are listed with the model numbers A2628, A2630, A2634, A2635, A2640, A2643, and A2645. None of the numbers correspond to Apple's existing smartphone lineup. The EEC filing, published on Friday, satisfies Russia's requirement for compani...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Russia, Nashville, Qualcomm, EEC, Eurasian Economic Commission EEC, iPhone 13, Eurasia Ahead

Trump's Justice Department targeted Democrats in Congress in search for source of leaks related to the Russia investigation, New York Times reports

Rep. Adam Schiff chairs the House intelligence committee. Saul Loeb/Getty Images Trump's Justice Department seized records from Apple that belonged to Democrats in Congress. Members of the House Intel Committee, including Rep. Adam Schiff, were targeted, along with their families and staffers. The DOJ was looking for the source of leaks regarding the Russia investigation. See more stories on Insider's business page. While searching for the source of leaked intelligence regarding th...
Tags: Apple, Politics, Congress, California, Russia, Trends, Cnn, House, New York Times, The Times, Nancy Pelosi, Department Of Justice, Times, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Doj

Trump's Justice Department targeted Democrats in Congress in search for source of leaks related to the Russia investigation, New York...

Officials subpoenaed Apple for communications data of Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell, as well as their families and staffers.
Tags: Apple, New York, Congress, Russia, Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell, Trump s Justice Department

Macron says G7 countries should work together to tackle toxic online content

In a press conference at the Élysée Palace, French President Emmanuel Macron reiterated his focus on online regulation, and more particularly toxic content. He called for more international cooperation as the Group of Seven (G7) summit is taking place later this week in the U.K. “The third big topic that could benefit from efficient multilateralism and that we’re going to bring up during this G7 summit is online regulation,” Macron said. “This topic, and I’m sure we’ll talk about it again, is es...
Tags: Social, Europe, France, China, Russia, Tech, Joe Biden, Policy, Regulation, Paris, New Zealand, European Commission, Hate Speech, Emmanuel Macron, Facebook Twitter Google, Theresa

Security flaws found in Samsung’s stock mobile apps

A mobile security startup has found seven security flaws in Samsung’s pre-installed mobile apps, which it says if abused could have allowed attackers broad access to a victim’s personal data. Oversecured said the vulnerabilities were found in several apps and components bundled with Samsung phones and tablets. Oversecured founder Sergey Toshin told TechCrunch that the vulnerabilities were verified on a Samsung Galaxy S10+ but that all Samsung devices could be potentially affected because the bak...
Tags: Android, Google Play, Security, Apps, Technology, Mobile Security, Russia, Samsung, Tech, Smartphones, Vulnerability, Mobile Phones, Computing, Knox, Security Software, Samsung Dex

Americans Pocketed $4 Billion In Bitcoin Profits In 2020, Analysis Reveals

Americans got richer off bitcoin than any other country last year -- pocketing $4.1 billion in profits as the price of the volatile cryptocurrency soared to $29,000 from under $10,000, according to a new analysis. The New York Post reports: The US was followed by China, which cashed out some $1.1 billion in profits in 2020, according to data published Monday by blockchain firm Chainalysis. Japan came in third with $900 million, followed by the United Kingdom with $800 million and Russia with $60...
Tags: New York Post, China, Russia, US, Tech, United Kingdom, Chainalysis Japan

Microscopic Animal Revived After Slumbering in Arctic Permafrost for 24,000 Years

Bdelloid rotifers typically live in watery environments and have an incredible ability to survive. Russian scientists found the creatures in a core of frozen soil extracted from the Siberian permafrost using a drilling rig. CNN reports:"Our report is the hardest proof as of today that multicellular animals could withstand tens of thousands of years in cryptobiosis, the state of almost completely arrested metabolism," said Stas Malavin, a researcher at the Soil Cryology Laboratory at the Pushchin...
Tags: Russia, Tech, Cnn, Arctic Permafrost, Stas Malavin, Soil Cryology Laboratory

Russia Puts the Squeeze on Social Media to Police Its Critics

Russia's government was quick to use social media when it tried to steer the course of U.S. elections, American officials say. It isn't quite as eager to see its own opponents at home try the same thing. From a report: Ahead of a parliamentary vote later this year, the Kremlin has been fine-tuning its strategy to pressure platforms such as Twitter, YouTube and TikTok to remove antigovernment content, classifying a growing number of posts as illegal and issuing a flurry of takedown requests. So f...
Tags: Google, Youtube, China, Russia, Tech, Moscow, Kremlin, Twitter YouTube, TikTok Twitter, Squeeze on Social Media

Are we overestimating the ransomware threat?

On Monday afternoon, the U.S. Justice Department said it has seized much of the cryptocurrency ransom that  U.S. pipeline operator Colonial Pipeline paid last month to a Russian hacking collective called DarkSide by tracking the payment as it moved through different accounts belonging to the hacking group and finally breaking into one of those accounts with the blessing of a federal judge. It’s a feel-good twist to a saga that began with a cyberattack on Colonial and resulted in a fuel shortage ...
Tags: TC, Ebay, China, Russia, Tech, Department Of Defense, Ransomware, Fbi, Gru, Cryptocurrency, U S Justice Department, Russia Iran North Korea, Recorded Future, Colonial Pipeline, Christopher Alhberg

Arcadia donor who obstructed Trump probe must go to prison while he appeals

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles-area businessman and political fundraiser who obstructed a federal probe into donations to former President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee and falsified records to conceal his work as a foreign agent while lobbying high-level U.S. government officials was refused his bid Monday to stay out of prison while he appeals his conviction. Imaad Zuberi, 50, of Arcadia, must surrender to the U.S. Marshals Service in Los Angeles before noon on June 18 to begin his 12-year s...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Politics, News, Washington, Russia, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Iran, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, United States, House

DoJ reclaims millions paid to hackers after attack that hobbled US pipeline

Operation to recover cryptocurrency from Russia-based hacking group is first undertaken by new ransomware taskforceThe US Justice Department has recovered the majority of a multimillion-dollar ransom payment to hackers after a cyberattack that caused the operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline to halt its operations last month, officials said Monday.The operation to recover the cryptocurrency from the Russia-based hacker group is the first undertaken by a specialized ransomware taskforce ...
Tags: Technology, Russia, US, World news, US news, Hacking, Biden, US Justice Department

Lightspeed buys Ecwid for $500M; NuOrder for $425M in ongoing e-commerce consolidation play

Lightspeed has picked up two more companies in what is shaping up to be an acquisition spree for the Canadian point-of-sale software provider. The company today announced that it would acquire e-commerce platform Ecwid for $500 million; and NuOrder, a B2B ordering platform servicing wholesales, brands and retailers, for $425 million. Together, the two deals underscore the long-anticipated consolidation trend swirling around the fragmented e-commerce industry, at a time when digital transactions ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Fundings & Exits, Facebook, Ecommerce, Instagram, Russia, Tech, Commerce, M&a, Morgan Stanley, POS, Wix, Point-of-sale, Lightspeed, Dax Dasilva

The Station: Aurora gets closer to a SPAC deal, Spin’s new strategy and Waymo One app numbers

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. We are days away from TC Sessions: Mobility 2021, a one-day virtual event scheduled for June 9 that is bringing together some of the best and brightest minds in transportation. I’ll...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Lyft, Apps, Europe, New York, London, Australia, Washington, Russia, Berlin, Milwaukee, Singapore, India, America, San Francisco

FBI Charges Woman With Writing Code For 'Trickbot' Ransomware Gang

Slashdot reader Charlotte Web summarizes a Department of Justice press release: The U.S. Department of Justice says "millions" of computers around the world were infected with the Trickbot malware, which was used "to harvest banking credentials and deliver ransomware." In February they arrested a 55-year-old woman in Miami, Florida, saying she and her associates "are accused of infecting tens of millions of computers worldwide, in an effort to steal financial information to ultimately siphon ...
Tags: Russia, Tech, Ap, Fbi, Department Of Justice, Max, Task Force, U S Department of Justice, Miami Florida, CLEVELAND Ohio, Witte, Lisa O Monaco, Charlotte Web, Eric B Smith, Cleveland Field Office In October ZDNet, Alla Witte

FBI director sees ‘parallels’ between ransomware threat and 9/11

Christopher Wray also revealed that the agency is investigating about 100 kinds of ransomware cyber-attacksThe FBI has compared a recent string of cyber-attacks on US government and corporate entities to defense difficulties presented by the 9/11 terrorist attacks.Christopher Wray, the FBI director, also revealed that the agency is investigating about 100 kinds of ransomware, with many tracing back to criminal operators in Russia. Continue reading...
Tags: Technology, Russia, US, World news, US news, Fbi, Hacking, Christopher Wray

US To Give Ransomware Hacks Similar Priority as Terrorism

The U.S. Department of Justice is elevating investigations of ransomware attacks to a similar priority as terrorism in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline hack and mounting damage caused by cyber criminals, a senior department official told Reuters. From the report: Internal guidance sent on Thursday to U.S. attorney's offices across the country said information about ransomware investigations in the field should be centrally coordinated with a recently created task force in Washington. "It's a sp...
Tags: Washington, Russia, US, Tech, Reuters, U S Department of Justice, U S East Coast, John Carlin, Justice Department Last, Colonial Pipeline

Russian Cybercriminal Group Was Behind Meat Plant Attack, FBI Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: The perpetrators of a ransomware attack that shut down some operations at the world's largest meat processor this week was a Russian-based cybercriminal group known for its attacks on prominent American companies, the F.B.I. said Wednesday. The group, known as REvil, is one of the most prolific of the roughly 40 ransomware organizations that cybersecurity experts track and has been identified as responsible for a coordinated strike aga...
Tags: Texas, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, Tech, United States, New York Times, East Coast, JBS, Jen Psaki

The FBI accused Russia-linked agents of hacking the world's largest meat processor, saying it was 'working diligently to bring the threat actors to justice'

Employees are seen at a JBS meatpacker in Lapa, Brazil. Reuters JBS said a ransomware attack forced it to suspend work at several slaughterhouses on Sunday. The FBI said Tuesday that the REvil hacking group was responsible. The group has links to Russia. REvil tried to extort Apple and Acer for $50 million earlier this year. See more stories on Insider's business page. The FBI has accused a Russia-linked hacker group of carrying out a ransomware attack on the world's biggest meat p...
Tags: Apple, Politics, New York, Texas, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Taiwan, Fbi, Hacking, News UK, Acer


base class for Number::Phone::* modulesChanges for 3.7003 - 2021-06-02Data updates; Add deprecation warning for platforms with 32 bit int (support will go away some time after 2023-06-01 with no further warning) 2021-03-09 3.7002 Data updates 2021-02-04 3.7001 Data from OFCOM/CNAC/NPA/ squirreled away during builds for greater reproducibility; Data updates 2020-12-04 3.7000 Bugfixes in dial_to for stubs and unallocated UK numbers; Windows doesn't properly s...
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US meatpacking plants get back on stream after crippling cyber-attack

Experts warn ‘no one is out of bounds’ after ransomware attack halts production at JBS, which supplies more than fifth of US beefMeat-processing factories in the US run by the world’s largest company in that field are coming back on stream on Wednesday after a ransomware attack – as experts warned all corporate and local government leaders to be on the alert.A cyber-attack on the meat processor JBS had forced it to halt all US operations while it scrambled to restore functionality. The attack, l...
Tags: Meat, Food, Technology, Internet, Russia, US, World news, US news, Cybercrime, Hacking, JBS

Facebook Says US Is the Top Target of Disinformation Campaigns

Of the 150 disinformation campaigns that Facebook has caught and removed in the past four years, the U.S. has been the most frequent target by far, according to a new threat intelligence report from Facebook. Axios reports: "I think it's significant that while we saw a lot of foreign targeting of the U.S. ahead of 2020 election, there was also a lot of domestic targeting," says Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook's head of security policy. One campaign the company points to was the network operated by ...
Tags: Facebook, China, Russia, US, Tech, Iran, Trump, Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook Axios

Top Meat Supplier is the Latest Victim of a Cyberattack

Major meat supplier JBS USA was the latest victim of an organized cybersecurity attack, with servers in North American and Australian affected, the company said Sunday. From a report: Why it matters: JBS USA is the largest producer of beef in the country, The Hill notes, and also is a major supplier of poultry and pork. The disclosure of the attack comes as cyber threats have picked up over the last year. Last month, Colonial Pipeline was taken offline by its operator because of a cyberattack. ...
Tags: Russia, Tech, JBS USA

Will America Confront the Kremlin Over SolarWinds' Latest Massive Phishing Attack?

In the latest SolarWinds mass-phishing attack, "The highest percentage of emails went to the United States, but [incident response firm] Volexity also saw a significant number of victims in Europe..." according to Security Week. In an article shared by Slashdot reader wiredmikey, they note that the attackers apparently compromised the Constant Contact account of USAID, an independent agency of the United States federal government that is primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign...
Tags: Europe, Microsoft, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, Tech, Joe Biden, United States, Moscow, Associated Press, Kremlin, Biden, George W Bush, Usaid, Center for Strategic and International Studies

The Misaligned Incentives for Cloud Security

Russia’s Sunburst cyberespionage campaign, discovered late last year, impacted more than 100 large companies and US federal agencies, including the Treasury, Energy, Justice, and Homeland Security departments. A crucial part of the Russians’ success was their ability to move through these organizations by compromising cloud and local network identity systems to then access cloud accounts and pilfer emails and files. Hackers said by the US government to have been working for the Kremlin targeted ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Cloud Computing, Russia, Uncategorized, US, Netflix, Cyberattack, Hacking, Social Security, Certificates, Essays, Kremlin, Biden, Amazon Web Services

Russian SolarWinds hackers launch email attack on government agencies

Microsoft says group targeted more than 15o American and foreign organisations using USAid accountThe state-backed Russian cyber spies behind the SolarWinds hacking campaign launched a targeted phishing assault on US and foreign government agencies and thinktanks this week using an email marketing account of the US Agency for International Development (USAid), Microsoft has said.The effort targeted about 3,000 email accounts at more than 150 different organisations, at least a quarter of them in...
Tags: Europe, Technology, Microsoft, Internet, Russia, US, World news, US news, Cybercrime, Hacking, Computing, Usaid, Tom Burt

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