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The Great Season 2 Teaser Sets Return Date for Hulu Comedy Series

Hulu  has finally released the first teaser trailer for the upcoming second season of Hulu’s acclaimed period comedy series The Great, confirming that the Elle Fanning-led series has been slated to make its return on November 19. The Great Season 2 teaser, which you can check out in the player below, continues to follow the… Read More »

Biden warns cyber attacks could lead to a “real shooting war”

Enlarge / US President Joe Biden, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo attend a plenary session of a NATO summit at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters in Brussels, on June 14, 2021. reader comments 112 with 70 posters participating Share this story President Joe Biden has warned… Read More »

Hackers who shut down pipeline: We don’t want to cause “problems for society”

Enlarge / Problems with Colonial Pipeline’s distribution system tend to lead to gasoline runs and price increases across the US Southeast and Eastern seaboard. In this September 2016 photo, a man prepared to refuel his vehicle after a Colonial leak in Alabama. reader comments 192 with 98 posters participating, including story author Share this story… Read More »

US government strikes back at Kremlin for SolarWinds hack campaign

Matt Anderson Photography/Getty Images reader comments 29 with 23 posters participating Share this story US officials on Thursday formally blamed Russia for backing one of the worst espionage hacks in recent US history and imposed sanctions designed to mete out punishments for that and other recent actions. In a joint advisory, the National Security Agency,… Read More »

Russia’s Twitter throttling may give censors never-before-seen capabilities

Enlarge / What’s happened to Russia’s flag? reader comments 58 with 49 posters participating Share this story Russia has implemented a novel censorship method in an ongoing effort to silence Twitter. Instead of outright blocking the social media site, the country is using previously unseen techniques to slow traffic to a crawl and make the… Read More »

A Russian ISP confirms Roskomnadzor’s Twitter-blocking blooper

reader comments 42 with 30 posters participating, including story author Share this story This is https://speed.gulag.link/, a speedtest application that demonstrates Roskomnadzor throttling to Russian users it impacts. Jim Salter This is the Google-translated version of the gulag.link screenshot to the left. Jim Salter Last night, a confidential source at a Russian ISP contacted Ars… Read More »

Russian attempt to throttle Twitter appears to backfire

Enlarge / The head of the Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor), Andrei Lipov, during a meeting with Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, at the Moscow Kremlin. Alexei Nikolsky/Russian Presidential Press and Information Office/TASS (Photo by Alexei NikolskyTASS via Getty Images) reader comments 61 with 52 posters participating, including… Read More »

Ukraine says Russia hacked its document portal and planted malicious files

reader comments 46 with 26 posters participating Share this story Ukraine has accused the Russian government of hacking into one of its government Web portals and planting malicious documents that would install malware on end users’ computers. “The purpose of the attack was the mass contamination of information resources of public authorities, as this system… Read More »

France ties Russia’s Sandworm to a multiyear hacking spree

Enlarge / The logo of the French national cybersecurity agency Agence Nationale de la securite des systemes d’information(ANSSI) taken at ANSSI headquarters in Paris. reader comments 29 with 14 posters participating Share this story The Russian military hackers known as Sandworm, responsible for everything from blackouts in Ukraine to NotPetya, the most destructive malware in… Read More »

Bucking Trump, NSA and FBI say Russia was “likely” behind SolarWinds hack

Enlarge / Side view of colorful St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow on Red Square in front of the Kremlin, Russia. reader comments 15 with 12 posters participating Share this story Hackers working for the Russian government were “likely” behind the software supply chain attack that planted a backdoor in the networks of 180,000 private companies… Read More »