After another Nobelium cyberattack, Microsoft has emphasized the need to differentiate between "espionage as usual" acts and crippling attacks like SolarWinds. It has encouraged cloud adoption too.
In order to maintain a grip on social media, Russia is implementing laws to make data on its citizens on services like Facebook and Twitter be confined to databases within the country.
Russia's Roskomnadzor internet commission has ordered Google to comply with its order of removing illegal content or face fines and have its services throttled in the country. It gave Google 24 hours.
Twitter has announced that it has banned hundreds of state-affiliated propaganda accounts from Russia, Iran, and Armenia. The problematic accounts were engaged in platform manipulation.
This week, India, SpaceX, Russia, China and Iran are all planning space launches. All of the launches are carrying satellites but for very different purposes from internet delivery to monitoring.
Telegram is no longer banned in Russia two years after the country's communications agency, Roskomnadzor, blocked the messaging service for refusing to provide encryption keys to the government.
Less than 3.5 hours after its launch from Kazakhstan, the Russian spacecraft Progress 75 docked at the ISS over northwest China carrying 2.7 metric tons of propellant, food, and other supplies.
Russia's digital regulator, Roskomnadzor, has said that it's banning ProtonMail after it asked for help tracking users behind bomb threats and not getting a response; ProtonMail said it wasn't asked.
Russia has announced the completion of tests it carried out on the Runet, a name it has given its in-development national internet alternative. The tests took place on December 23.
Apple says that it is "taking a deeper look" at how it handles disputed borders after it started showing the Crimea region as part of Russia earlier this week and received condemnation from Ukraine.
Apple has updated its Maps and Weather apps for users in Russia to now show Crimea as part of the Russian territory. The change had been demanded by Russian authorities for some time.
Social media giant Facebook removed a network of accounts, pages and groups from the platform today. These accounts were run by Russians who hid their identities and meddled in African politics.
Starting September 16, the Russian state-sponsored hacker group known as Strontium successfully targeted many national and international sporting and anti-doping organizations worldwide.
A paper released by the cybersecurity firm Dragos theorizes that the Russian hackers exploited a key safety component thereby endangering the lives of the people present on the transmission station.
The music video for the song "Moscow" by the artists Timati and Guf amassed over 1.4 million dislikes on the video-streaming platform within a period of three days before being taken down.
The company is considering it for the upcoming 2020 consensus in Russia and as a pilot project for the potential launch of the Russian operating system on Huawei tablets in the future.
A Tesla vehicle burst into flames and exploded over the weekend after it crashed into a tow truck along Moscow MKAD highway. The vehicle was believed to be using Autopilot at the time of the crash.
Russia has blocked the sending and receiving of email via encrypted email service ProtonMail and 25 other email providers after accusing them of facilitating bomb threats in the country.
Google is now facing a fine of up to around $10,450 in Russia after the country's media and telecoms regulator accused the company of failing to exclude banned sites from its search results.
It appears that Google may be fined for not following Russia's site-blocking rule, which forces ISPs and search engines to connect to a database of blocked sites before displaying search results.
Apple has reportedly hardcoded its gay pride watch face to vanish for all users in Russia, per multiple reports, owing to the fact that homosexuality is currently illegal in the country.
The Russian regulator, Roskomnadzor, has announced that it is willing to reconsider the block against Telegram in Russia, but only if Telegram meets its terms. Telegram seems unlikely to comply.
Estonia's president has said she's less worried about the threat of hacking because of the "high level of digitalization" in the country and because its "people have a high level of cyber-hygiene".
MEP Guy Verhofstadt says that in September, he will push the European Parliament towards taking measures against Russian disinformation campaigns over social media and the internet.
A couple of weeks ago, Facebook told Congress that 61 companies were given access to user data beyond a cutoff date. One of these has now been revealed as the Russian internet company, Mail.Ru.
Google is bringing a raft of changes to some of its services to better cover the World Cup which kicks off next Thursday in Russia. The biggest changes are coming to Google Search and Google News.
Caviar's solar powered and gilded iPhone X Tesla is now on sale. The ornate smartphone named in honour of Elon Musk, who will also be given his own engraved one, has a starting price of $4,500.
Google is ending a loophole that allowed users to bypass internet censors to access websites and services blocked on a state level, dealing a blow to platforms that have made use of it until now.
Pavel Durov has announced that he will donate millions of dollars this year in order to bolster VPN and proxy services in order to allow users to circumvent government bans of the app.
Russia has blocked Telegram after the messaging firm decided not to hand over encryption keys to the FSB. Telegram developers will make back-end changes in order to keep the app working.
The Russian media regulator has filed a lawsuit against the messaging app Telegram after its parent company failed to hand over the encryption keys for the app. The app may be blocked as a result.
At its Investors Day presentation, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek confirmed that the company was preparing to debut in India, Russia, and countries in Africa. Spotify will begin trading on NYSE from April 3.
Reddit CEO Steve Huffman has outlined the current plan of action against Russian spambots, how American users unwittingly spread Russian propaganda, and the review of a number of subreddits.
Twitter says that it will send emails to more than half a million Americans to let them know that accounts they interacted with were actually phony Russian bots run by the Internet Research Agency.
With rumours that phone maker Xiaomi is looking to go public, we've now got some details about the banks which the Chinese firm is working with as it prepares for its initial public offering.
An exploit discovered by a Russian researcher shows ATMs operated by state-owned Sberbank running Windows XP can be hacked by pressing the 'Shift' key five times in quick succession.
A new tool that the company first introduced last month is now live and allows users to check if they follow accounts associated with Russian propaganda. This does not extend to sharing their content.
In what is the first VR-related death, a 44-year old man from Moscow was found dead this week as he crashed into a glass table and suffered fatal wounds while donning a virtual reality headset.
Facebook has announced that Russia did not significantly impact the Brexit vote after it found just 73p had been spent during the campaign. The ads were seen by a somewhat paltry 200 people.
Before the end of the year, there will be a tool in Facebook's Help Center which will allow users to see if they engaged with content made by the Internet Research Agency before the 2016 US election.