Internet Backbone Giant Lumen Shuns .RU

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2022 23:35:15 +0000

Lumen Technologies, an American company that operates one of the largest Internet backbones and carries a significant percentage of the world’s Internet traffic, said today it will stop routing traffic for organizations based in Russia. Lumen’s decision comes just days after a similar exit by backbone provider Cogent, and amid a news media crackdown in Russia that has already left millions of Russians in the dark about what is really going on with their president’s war in Ukraine.

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Men Who Sent Swat Team, Heroin to My Home Sentenced

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:46:56 +0000

It’s been a remarkable week for cyber justice. On Thursday, a Ukrainian man who hatched a plan in 2013 to send heroin to my home and then call the cops when the drugs arrived was sentenced to 41 months in prison for unrelated cybercrime charges. Separately, a 19-year-old American who admitted to being part of a hacker group that sent a heavily-armed police force to my home in 2013 was sentenced to three years probation.

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