India has reassured its Russian partners that the cyber incident at the Kudankulam nuclear power station did not affect safety or operations, the Hindustan Times reports. Atomstroyexport is assisting with construction at Kudankulam, which when complete will have six Russian-supplied VVER-1000 reactors. The two countries have also cooperated on the installation's security.
The New York Times has published two sets of leaked, classified documents, one from China, the other from Iran. The first outlines Chinese surveillance and detention of its Muslim Uighur minority, particularly severe in the Xinjiang province. Foreign Policy says that much of the surveillance technology used in Xinjiang is being built into the smart cities component of the Belt-and-Road initiative, in which authorities in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan are said to be particularly interested in cooperating with Beijing.
The second set of leaked material exposes Iran's role in fomenting domestic unrest in Iraq. Facing its own domestic unrest, Tehran has also begun restricting access to the Internet within Iran, WIRED says.
The US opposes a Russian-led cybercrime treaty proposed in the UN on the grounds that the pact would solidify authoritarian control over the Internet, the Washington Post reports.
Social-change-minded cybercriminal Phineas Fisher is offering a $100 thousand bounty for corporate leaks. Vice notes that the purse was apparently filled by cyber robbery.
Someone claiming to represent the Lizard Squad told the Independent that the group was behind the failed DDoS attack on the UK's Labour Party.
CISA marked the first anniversary of its formation on Saturday.