Cybersecurity

Morgan Wright: Pipeline Attack Shows Criminal Gangs Can ‘Bring a Nation to Its Knees’

Morgan Wright, chief security officer for the SentinelOne cybersecurity corporation and former senior adviser to the U.S. State Department Antiterrorism Assistance Program, joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Wednesday’s edition of Breitbart News Daily to discuss the cyberattack that crippled the Colonial pipeline and caused fuel shortages across the eastern United States.

cyber attackers

Report: Internet Freedom Withers in ‘The Pandemic’s Digital Shadow’

Freedom House published the 2020 edition of its annual “Freedom on the Net” report on Wednesday. The report grimly concluded that Internet freedom around the world has diminished in the “digital shadow” of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, accelerating the steady erosion of online freedom Freedom House has chronicled over the past ten years.

TOPSHOT - This picture taken on October 10, 2017 shows a party flag of the Chinese Communist Party displayed at an exhibition showcasing China's progress in the past five years at the Beijing Exhibition Center.

Chinese State Media Call TikTok Deal ‘Highway Robbery’

Last week, Chinese Communist state media were hailing a prospective deal between Chinese company ByteDance, Oracle, and Walmart for control of the TikTok social media platform as a huge win for ByteDance and China, and a crushing defeat for President Donald Trump — The terms of the deal, however, changed a little over the ensuing week, prompting Chinese media to denounce it as “highway robbery” on Friday.

President Donald Trump gave TikTok six weeks to sell its US operations

China Launches Data Security Initiative to Rival U.S. ‘Clean Network’

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced the launch of a “global data security initiative” on Tuesday The plan mimics the U.S. “Clean Network” initiative in theory, but in practice is meant to intimidate other countries out of following America’s advice to blacklist Chinese companies from participating in their 5G wireless networks and other electronic infrastructure.

In this Aug. 30, 2020 file photo, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi delivers a speech during a press conference at the Institute for International Relations in Paris. China on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 unveiled its own initiative to address global data security issues, a countermove that comes a month after …

Feds: 6 eBay Executives and Employees Engaged in Cyberstalking Terror Campaign Against Company Critics

Six former eBay executives and employees are currently facing federal charges for allegedly cyberstalking a couple that was critical of the company in an online e-commerce newsletter. The eBay team’s campaign of terror included sending a bloody mask, live cockroaches, and a funeral wreath to their targets, after a senior executive at the company allegedly said it was time to “take down” the editors. One text message said the team’s goal was to “crush this lady.”

eBay bloody pig mask