Fighting Fake EDRs With ‘Credit Ratings’ for Police

When KrebsOnSecurity recently explored how cybercriminals were using hacked email accounts at police departments worldwide to obtain warrantless Emergency Data Requests (EDRs) from social media firms and technology providers, many security experts called it a fundamentally unfixable problem. But don’t tell that to Matt Donahue, a former FBI agent who recently quit the agency to […]

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Fake Emergency Search Warrants Draw Scrutiny from Capitol Hill

On Tuesday, KrebsOnSecurity warned that hackers increasingly are using compromised government and police department email accounts to obtain sensitive customer data from mobile providers, ISPs and social media companies. Today, one of the U.S. Senate’s most tech-savvy lawmakers said he was troubled by the report and is now asking technology companies and federal agencies for […]

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Russia restricts Twitter in the country amid conflict with Ukraine

Global internet monitor working group NetBlocks reported that Twitter has been restricted in Russia amid conflict with Ukraine. Global internet monitor working organization NetBlocks shared its metrics confirming the restriction of Twitter in Russia from early morning amid conflict with Ukraine. Multiple local providers (Rostelecom, MTS, Beeline and MegaFon) were blocking access to the popular […]

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