Author Archives: Bloomberg

U.S. Intelligence Got the Wrong Cyber Bear

The joint report by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation has a catchy name for “Russian malicious cyber activity” — Grizzly Steppe — and creates infinite opportunities for false flag operations that the U.S. government all but promises to attribute to Russia. Read More

San Francisco Software Startup AppDynamics Files for U.S. IPO

(Bloomberg) — AppDynamics Inc., which develops software for businesses to monitor applications, filed for an initial public offering. The San Francisco-based company filed with an initial offering amount of $100 million, a placeholder used to calculate fees that will probably change. Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase &… Read More

Obama Options on Russian Hacks Range From Covert to Military

(Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama has vowed that the U.S. will respond to Russian hacking undertaken during the U.S. presidential campaign. Yet the public may never hear about it. During his presidency, Obama favored a policy of deterrence when it came to responding to cyber attacks, in what U.S. officials call… Read More

Brexit Hits Home as U.K. Government Grapples With Microsoft Hike

(Bloomberg) — Brexit’s cost is hitting close to home for those drawing up the divorce papers as Theresa May’s Cabinet Office has been forced into negotiating with Microsoft Corp. to minimize the impact of a January price hike that could cost the government hundreds of thousands of pounds. In October, Microsoft… Read More