News of cybersecurity developments were skyrocketing last week, with a row in Ukraine topping the list. Cyber Hunta is the name of a Ukrainian group that on October 28th went as far as releasing the emails of close aides to Russian President Vladimir Putin, proving how Moscow immensely influenced the separatists causing havoc in eastern Ukraine. Analysts are viewing this as a retaliation attack by Washington in response to Russian political hacking of various servers in the U.S.
For a few months we witnessed Apple battling the Federal Bureau of Investigations in the United States over a demand raised by the agency involving the tech giant providing support on cracking its own line of encryption. The law enforcement and tech communities both hoped Congress would play a major role in blueprinting a compromise. Continue reading “Burr-Feinsten bill can spark new round of “Crypto Wars””