More signal, less noise—we distill the day’s critical cyber security news into a concise daily briefing.
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Cyber deterrence? What grid failure looks like (and it needn’t come from a cyberattack). EU complains of Russian info ops. Twitter takes down inauthentic accounts.
June 17, 2019
Apps on third-party Android store carry unwelcome code — Research Saturday
June 15, 2019
Xenotime is now interested in the power grid. Vulnerable Exim servers under attack. Mr. Assange goes to court. Credential-stuffing attacks on gamers. And that Ms Katie Jones? Not a real person.
June 14, 2019
Telegram recovers from DDoS. Fishwrap campaign breaks old news. Ransomware hits ACSO plants. Congress considers hacking back, again. That ol’ devil limbic system.
June 13, 2019
Shifting techniques in cybercrime. Miscreants take note: “the aperture” will henceforth be wider for US Cyber Command and offensive ops. What Radiohead did.
June 12, 2019
Russia’s sovereign Internet. Huawei updates. CBP discloses exposure of images collected at a border crossing. Gmail features used for social engineering. M&A notes. Top bugs found by bounty hunters.
June 11, 2019
An espionage campaign succeeds without zero-days. Spam serves up old Office exploit. Disinformation makes it into YouTube. The Huawei Affair. Raytheon to be acquired.
June 10, 2019
Xwo scans for default credentials and exposed web services — Research Saturday
June 8, 2019
Recruiting spies at university? GoldBrute botnet and RDP vulnerabilities. MuddyWater update. RIG delivers Buran. Achilles claims to sell access. NRC’s IG reports on cyber. Antitrust for Big Tech.
June 7, 2019
BlueKeep proofs-of-concept. BeiTaAd plug-in is a serious Android pest. Cyber espionage against the EU’s Moscow embassy. Influence operations. A motive for GPS spoofing?
June 6, 2019
AMCA breach extends to LabCorp. Still no EternalBlue in Baltimore ransomware attack. Frankenstein malware. Real hacking isn’t like the movies. Huawei’s no-spy deal. US Data Strategy. Patch BlueKeep.
June 5, 2019
Iranian brute-forcing tool leaked. Third-party data breach touches medical testing company. Ransomware news and updates. An antitrust look at Silicon Valley?
June 4, 2019
Recovery from network congestion. GandCrab to close. BlackSquid drops XMRig. BlueKeep patching lags. Crypto for criminals trial. Antitrust investigation of Google. “Persistence of Chaos” sold.
June 3, 2019
Blockchain bandits plunder weak wallets — Research Saturday
June 1, 2019
Malicious misdirection. Found on the subway. A summary of file exposure. Turla’s back, and as clever as ever. ICRC proposes rules of cyberwar. Baltimore ransomware update.
May 31, 2019
May 30, 2019
Special Counsel Mueller speaks about his investigation of Russian influence in the 2016 US presidential campaign. Iranian coordinated inauthenticity. BlueKeep, Pegasus updates.
May 29, 2019
Sensitive mortgage documents left exposed online. Someone’s scanning for BlueKeep RDP issues. Huawei updates. The case of Baltimore City’s ransomware.
May 28, 2019
A fresh look at GOSSIPGIRL and the Supra Threat Actors — Research Saturday
May 25, 2019
Stone Panda update. A new strain of Mirai. Bogus cryptocurrency apps are trending in Google Play. Mr. Assange is charged under the Espionage Act. Info ops. Law firms as phishbait.
May 24, 2019
NATO and UK to Russia: hands off elections and infrastructure. More trouble for Huawei, and maybe for others. Notes from the Cyber Investing Summit. Equifax downgraded over 2017 breach. Is it art?
May 23, 2019
Fancy Bear fingered, again. Warnings for travelers. Political parties get a cybersecurity grade. Updates on US restrictions on Chinese companies.
May 22, 2019
BlackWater snoops through the Middle East. TeamViewer hacked. Android app behaving badly. A misconfigured database with scraped Instagram data. Ransomware notes. Huawei updates.
May 21, 2019
Huawei agonistes. Hacktivism is way down. New EU sanctions regime. Facebook goes after more coordinated inauthenticity. Salesforce still fixing its fix. OGuser hacked.
May 20, 2019
Elfin APT group targets Middle East energy sector — Research Saturday
May 18, 2019
Slack closes a vulnerability. Email tracking in a court martial. Restrictions on doing business with Huawei come into place. A case of responsible disclosure.
May 17, 2019
US Executive Order aimed at China, and Huawei. Hunting backdoors in Dutch networks. Spyware proliferation. Cipher stunting. Titan key spoofing. Meaconing warning. Exposed PII in Russia.
May 16, 2019
Sharing espionage tools and infrastructure. Speculative execution flaws found in Intel chips. A big Patch Tuesday. CrowdStrike’s IPO. WhatsApp exploitation. Cyber Solarium. Ransomware in Baltimore.
May 15, 2019
Russians hacked two Florida counties. Fxmsp targets named. WhatsApp patches spyware-enabling flaws. Breach costs. Cisco patches routers. Endless Mayfly’s endless hogwash.
May 14, 2019
Security companies allegedly hacked by Fxmsp remain unidentified. SharePoint bug exploited in the wild. G7 preps major cyber exercise. Anthem hack motive? Amnesty takes NSO Group to court.
May 13, 2019
Steganography enables sophisticated OceanLotus payloads — Research Saturday
May 11, 2019
Breaches at AV companies? Pyongyang’s ElectricFish. Symantec’s CEO steps down. Calls to break up Facebook and regulate the pieces. US Federal indictments for leaks and breaches. Verizon DBIR reviewed.
May 10, 2019
Someone is after Tehran’s hackers. GitLab misconfiguration. AI’s attack potential. Amazon pursues hackers who defrauded sellers. DeepDotWeb indictments. Evil Clippy. Lunch hacks in San Mateo.
May 9, 2019
Turla’s new backdoor. Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report. Bad actors seek to influence the EU. US CYBERCOM preps for 2020. Baltimore’s ransomware. Monolingual content moderation.
May 8, 2019
Reverse engineering Equation Group attack tools (and putting them to bad use). Hacking, jamming, and airstrikes. Taking down coordinated inauthenticity. How big is the dark web?
May 7, 2019
Supply chain hacking campaign looks like espionage. Airstrikes versus hackers. FTC versus Facebook. Notes from the Global Cyber Innovation Summit. What’s up with MegaCortex.
May 6, 2019
Sea Turtle state-sponsored DNS hijacking — Research Saturday
May 4, 2019
Utility hack update. Surveillance tool proliferation. Exploit black market. Novel ransomware, old distro channel. Notes from the Global Cyber Innovation Summit.
May 3, 2019
Wipro update. Office 365 attacks. The "Smart Content Store" is bad mojo. Russian Internet sovereignty. Global Cyber Innovation Summit notes.
May 2, 2019
US Energy Department alludes to March cyber incident. BND 19-02 is out. Facebook likes privacy. Assange gets a short nickel.
May 1, 2019
Telnet may not be the backdoor you’re looking for. Large PII database left exposed by parties unknown. DHS has a Critical Functions List. ISIS inspiration is back.
April 30, 2019
IoT devices exposed in peer-to-peer software vulnerability. Car hacking claims. More warnings of possible violence in Sri Lanka. Curating app stores for security. eScooter’s “voices” hacked.
April 29, 2019
Deep Learning threatens 3D medical imaging integrity — Research Saturday
April 27, 2019
Sri Lanka bombing investigation updates. Cryptojacking targets enterprises in East Asia. Oracle web server zero-day. The criminal-to-criminal credential-stuffing market. Who talked about Huawei in UK?
April 26, 2019
Pledging allegiance to ISIS, and then going forth to kill. Adware in Google Play. Context-aware phishbait. Facebook and the FTC. Server crash or exit scam?
April 25, 2019
Sri Lanka bombing investigation update. Christchurch call. ShadowHammer moves upstream. Carbanak in VirusTotal after all. Spoofing banks. Bots vs. Mueller Report. ASD’s best practices.
April 24, 2019
ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka massacre. Spearphishing embassies in Europe. How the Blockchain Bandit probably did it. Mexican embassy doxed.
April 23, 2019
Sri Lanka’s social media clamp-down, and investigation of Easter massacres. CIA said to have details on Huawei’s relationship with China’s security services. Marcus Hutchins pleads guilty.
April 22, 2019
Undetectable vote manipulation in SwissPost e-voting system — Research Saturday
April 20, 2019
Observations on the Mueller Report. Doxing Iranian intelligence. Insecure messaging. Old Excel macros. Wipro hack and gift cards.
April 19, 2019
Mueller Report is out. Sea Turtle DNS-manipulation campaign. Over-privileged and under-honest apps kicked out of Google Play. Facebook has another privacy incident. Fraud and destruction.
April 18, 2019
Spearphishing from “Luhansk.” Pro-Assange hacktivism. Another undercover private eye? Pirated Game of Thrones episodes carry malware.
April 17, 2019
Fraud will follow fire, alas. Wipro compromise. DDoS in Ecuador. Brazil’s hacker underground. Selling a keylogger. Facebook and data. EU copyright law. Huawei’s prospects. Fact-checkin’, fer real.
April 16, 2019
ISIS inspiration in exile. Facebook’s Sunday outage. A Microsoft IE bug, and a web-mail breach. Issues with VPNs. Last minute tax scams. Oculus Easter eggs.
April 15, 2019
The ghost and the mole; Eric O'Neill's Gray Day — Special Edition
April 14, 2019
Establishing software root of trust unconditionally — Research Saturday
April 13, 2019
Mr. Assange’s courthouse future(s). Dragonblood Wi-Fi vulnerabilities. Tax fraud and identity theft dark web souks.
April 12, 2019
Julian Assange is out of the embassy and in custody. Pyongyang’s HOPLIGHT. Operations SneakyPastes. Incident response planning blues. High school jam.
April 11, 2019
The Triton actor seems to be back. Project TajMahal is after diplomatic secrets. California’s motor-voter program and a DMV hack.
April 10, 2019
GossipGirl, the supra threat actor. LockerGoga’s destructive functionality. More hacking allegations out of Caracas. Revolutionary Guard now a designated terrorist group. Creepy crime.
April 9, 2019
US DHS Secretary Nielsen resigns. Credential stuffing campaigns. Cryptojacking disrupts a business. A duty of care, online. Tax season scams.
April 8, 2019
Lessons learned from Ukraine elections — Research Saturday
April 6, 2019
Crooks use Facebook, too. Congress asks FEMA for an explanation. Card skimmers in Mexico.
April 5, 2019
Keeping Winnti out of the goods while keeping an eye on them. GlitchPOS malware. What do apps want? Third-party Facebook data exposure. Digital hygiene. A scareware scam.
April 4, 2019
For OceanLotus, a picture is worth a thousand words (or at least a few lines of loader code). Georgia Tech breached. Mounties raid offices associated with Orcus RAT.
April 3, 2019
Ransomware deletes dupes. Exodus scandal grows in Italy. Election reports from Ukraine and Israel.
April 2, 2019
Patch Magento soon. Toyota hacked again. Exodus spyware hits app stores. Moscow seeks to corral VPN providers. Facebook wants regulation. Swatting sentence. Phishing tackle in Nigeria.
April 1, 2019
Bonus Episode: The grugq illuminates influence operations
March 31, 2019
Alarming vulnerabilities in automotive security systems — Research Saturday
March 30, 2019
Russian information operations, and lessons on election security from the Near Abroad. Magneto proof-of-concept exploit. Huawei, security, and bugs. Training AI. Labor market news.
March 29, 2019
Gustuff is out and after Android devices. Microsoft takes down Phosphorus. Elfin is working for Tehran. Russian cyber troops come to help Venezuela’s Chavistas. Guilty plea expected in Martin case.
March 28, 2019
State cyber-espionage. Influence operations and coordinated inauthenticity. Add Lucky Elephant to the menagerie. ASUS supply chain updates. Notes on Norsk Hydro’s recovery. Reactions to the Mueller Report.
March 27, 2019
More on ASUS supply chain backdoor. FEMA data mishandling. LockerGoga ransomware. Mueller report responses.
March 26, 2019
Mueller finds no evidence of Russia collusion. ISIS no longer holds any ground. LockerGoga hits chemical plants. FEMA fumbles PII. Cyber 9/12. PewDiePie versus T-Series.
March 25, 2019
Ryuk ransomware relationship revelations — Research Saturday
March 23, 2019
Finland’s data protection authority investigates suspicious smartphone activity. GitHub repos are leaking keys. Cardiac devices can be hacked.
March 22, 2019
Russian APTs target EU governments. FIN7 is back. Google and Facebook scammed.
March 21, 2019
Norsk Hydro recovers from LockerGoga infection. Cyber conflict, cyber deterrence, and an economic case for security. EU out of compliance with GDPR? Big Tech in court. Thoughts on courtship.
March 20, 2019
LockerGoga hits Norse Hydro. Mirai botnet malware gets an update. The DHS is concerned about cybersecurity.
March 19, 2019
Online content and terrorism. Huawei’s shifting strategy. Venezuela’s grid failure is explicable by corruption and incompetence--no hacking or sabotage required. Gnostiplayers are back. AI and evil.
March 18, 2019
ThinkPHP exploit from Asia-Pacific region goes global — Research Saturday
March 16, 2019
March 15, 2019
Indonesian election security. Watering hole in Pakistani passport site. RAT hunting. “Intelligence brute-forcing.” Just-patched zero-day exploited. PoS DGA attack. Operation Sheep. BND advises “nein” to Huawei.
March 14, 2019
Election security and influence operations. Hacking the Fleet. Undersea cable competition. 5G worries. Calls to rein in Big Tech. UN report outlines North Korean cyber crime (there’s a lot of it).
March 13, 2019
Venezuela power blackout updates. Social media and social control. Trojanized games. Free decryptor out for ransomware strain. Ads on Facebook. A look at 30 years of the web.
March 12, 2019
Allegations and information operations. Iridium group may have compromised Citrix. Sino-American trade and security conflicts continue. Fashions in trolling.
March 11, 2019
Job-seeker exposes banking network to Lazurus Group — Research Saturday
March 9, 2019
Chinese influence campaigns. Egyptian spear phishing. Hundreds of million email records exposed.
March 8, 2019
Scope of APT33 attacks revealed. GandCrab criminals shift tactics. Slub malware uses Slack.
March 7, 2019
5G worries. Whitefly vs. SingHealth. Speculative execution bug.
March 6, 2019
India hacks back. Rob Joyce discusses cyber conflict. Chinese hackers look for maritime technologies. Google reveals a macOS vulnerability.
March 5, 2019
Operation Sharpshooter. Canada begins extradition process. Huawei will sue the US. Facebook’s global lobbying practices revealed. Visitor management systems are vulnerable.
March 4, 2019
Fake Fortnite app scams infect gamers — Research Saturday
March 2, 2019
Qbot spreads. Bug hunting makes a millionaire. US Cyber Command shows what “persistent engagement” looks like. Huawei agonistes. There’s no Momo, really.
March 1, 2019
Third-parties can misconfigure, too. Coinhive goes out of business. Intel decides 5G project with Chinese partner is too hard. Bronze Union. Clearing Facebook data. Proper disposal of lawful intercept tools.
Feb. 28, 2019
Router vulnerabilities. Hacking around the Hanoi summit. DDoSing an election. Brushing back a troll farm. Crytpojacking an embassy.
Feb. 27, 2019
Sino-Australian, Sino-American cyber tensions. Threat trends. Bare-metal cloud issues addressed. USB-C and memory attacks, Credential stuffing in tax season. Twitter hijacking.
Feb. 26, 2019
Another warning of DNS hijacking. B0r0nt0k ransomware is out and about, and in too many servers. Whitelisting a controversial CA. Blockchain security. Bots get on the consular calendar.
Feb. 25, 2019
Rosneft suspicions shift from espionage to business email compromise — Research Saturday
Feb. 23, 2019
Influence operations in Ukraine’s elections. Australian hacks look more like China’s work. Huawei and the 5G future. Objectionable content in comments. DrainerNot. No more soldier-selfies in Russia.
Feb. 22, 2019
Hybrid war and tactical influence operations. Separ lives off the land. NoRelationship attacks get past email filters. Responsible disclosure. Man-in-the-room bug. Ship hacking. Password managers.
Feb. 21, 2019
Fancy Bear phishes in think tanks. Lazarus Group takes a swipe at Russian organizations. New decryptor for GandCrab. Citizen Lab and Novalpina discuss NSO Group. Ryuk’s lousy help desk.
Feb. 20, 2019
International cyber conflict: India and Pakistan; Australia and China. Rietspoof malware. Microsoft ejects cyptojackers from its store. NCSC may go easy on Huawei. Parliament criticizes Facebook.
Feb. 19, 2019
Seedworm digs Middle East intelligence — Research Saturday
Feb. 16, 2019
GandCrab notes. Make tests, not bans, says GSMA. Content moderation. Takedown of inauthentic accounts. Influence operations. Happy birthday, GCHQ.
Feb. 15, 2019
Former Air Force counterintelligence specialist indicted on charges of spying for Iran. Where’s the stolen Equifax data? Two alleged Apophis Squad clowns indicted.
Feb. 14, 2019
China says it had nothing to do with the Parliament hack in Australia. Notes on Patch Tuesday. Shlayer and GreyEnergy malware analyzed. Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day—act accordingly.
Feb. 13, 2019
VFEmail attacked, infrastructure wiped. EU considers a response to APT10. US Executive Order on AI is out. GPS jamming threat. Stryker hack. Shadow IT in the Corps.
Feb. 12, 2019
Cryptojackers gone wild. Attempted hack of Australia’s Parliament investigated. Huawei security concerns continue. Russia tests Internet autarky. Prosecutors investigate alleged blackmail.
Feb. 11, 2019
Trends and tips for cloud security — Research Saturday
Feb. 9, 2019
Australia’s Federal Parliament has a cyber incident. DHS warns of third-party spying. Legit privacy app tampered with. Credit Union phishing. Bezos vs. Pecker. FaceTime bounty. Seal scat.
Feb. 8, 2019
Social engineering and the power of brands. Insecure check-ins? APT10 is quiet but not gone. MacOS Keychain bug. Assessment of Chinese device manufacturers continues.
Feb. 7, 2019
APT10 stays busy. More skepticism about Huawei (and ZTE, for that matter). No foreign “material effect” on US midterms. Reverse RDP risk. IIoT bug found. RSA Innovation Sandbox finalists.
Feb. 6, 2019
ExileRAT versus Tibet. SpeakUp backdoors Linux. Facebook bans Myanmar militias. Norway sees a threat in Huawei. Westminster gets hacked? Bangladesh Bank sues over SWIFT caper.
Feb. 5, 2019
Tracking the impresario behind Collection#1. OceanLotus and a new downloader. CookieMiner malware afflicts Macs. Huawei’ prospects. Influence ops. Extortion by bluff.
Feb. 4, 2019
Online underground markets in the Middle East — Research Saturday
Feb. 2, 2019
No more Apple time-out for Facebook and Google. Inauthentic sites taken down. Fancy Bear paws at Washington, again. Malware-serving ads. Amplification DDoS. Data exposures in India.
Feb. 1, 2019
Commodity credential stuffing gets four new collections. Google was also doing a pay-to-pwn, like Facebook. Russian trolling. FaceTime bug investigation. Joanap botnet. Other online scams.
Jan. 31, 2019
US IC on cyber threats. Iran goes after PII. UAE surveillance described. Scanning for unpatched routers. Huawei’s possible fates. Scam exploits child. FaceTime disclosure. Facebook Research.
Jan. 30, 2019
004 Case studies in risk and regulation — CyberWire-X
FaceTime’s odd bug, and how to squash it. FormBook malware surges through a new hosting service. Some international law enforcement wins. International conflict in cyberspace.
Jan. 29, 2019
Someone takes an unhealthy interest in Citizen Lab. Ukraines accuses Russia of election phishing. Russian bigshots doxed. Tension over Venezuela. Swatting indictments. National Privacy Day.
Jan. 28, 2019
Amplification bots and how to detect them. — Research Saturday
Jan. 26, 2019
Glitches, not attacks or takedowns. Tracing Gray Energy and Zebrocy back to their servers. US Army tactical cyber operations. Venezuela crisis. Bellingcat and OSINT. Roger Stone arrested.
Jan. 25, 2019
The US House of Representatives wants to know more about DNS-hijacking. Huawei skepticism. Anonymous dunnit, say the Russians. Financial data exposed. Family spooked by hackers.
Jan. 24, 2019
Emergency Directive 19-01 versus DNS hijacking. 2019 US National Intelligence Strategy on cyber. France says cyber war is upon us. Courts in UK have email trouble. Hacks and lulz.
Jan. 23, 2019
Ex-employee backdoor. Stealthy DDoS. Anubis dropper looks for motion. Influence operations. Privacy actions. The curious case of the espionage arrest in Russia.
Jan. 22, 2019
Luring IoT botnets to the honeypot — Research Saturday
Jan. 19, 2019
Collection #1 and the threat of credential stuffing. Cryptojacker disables some cloud security tools. Don’t chat with strange bots. Facbebook shutters more Russian coordinated inauthenticity.
Jan. 18, 2019
Cyber espionage vs. the RoK MoD. Fancy Bear’s old Lojax tricks. US rumored to be prepping another case against Huawei. Database exposure in Oklahoma. Yes Men prank Post.
Jan. 17, 2019
SEC, DoJ, issue civil and criminal complaints against EDGAR hackers. Lazarus Group in Chile? Iran’s Ashiyane Forum. Cryptomix ransomware. Money laundering through Fortnite. Fake WaPo edition.
Jan. 16, 2019
Web hosts fix account takeover issues. Passenger Name Record exposure proof-of-concept. Swatting isn’t funny. Chinese manufacturers and suspicions of espinonage.
Jan. 15, 2019
Polish espionage case. Ryuk tactics, and some thoughts on its attribution. Access-control system zero-days. Lawsuit may bring clarity to cyber insurance war exclusion clauses.
Jan. 14, 2019
Magecart payment card theft analysis — Research Saturday
Jan. 12, 2019
Iran linked to DNS hijacking campaign. Smart doorbells not smart enough about security. Fuze cards are convenient for crooks, too. Huawei espionage arrest in Poland. Russian sympathy for NSA.
Jan. 11, 2019
TA505’s new tools. ISIS turns to emerging chat apps. Reddit asks for password resets. The EU’s right to be forgotten gets some court-imposed limits. The tweets Kaspersky flagged to NSA.
Jan. 10, 2019
ICEPick-3PC in the wild. Influence ops warning in Israel. Hackerangriff and a lone hacktivist. OXO and Magecart. The Dark Overlord wants you. Oversharing. Internet autarky. Kaspersky helped NSA?
Jan. 9, 2019
German police have a suspect in #hackerangriff. Cyber espionage awareness campaign. Cyber cold war in the offing? US political operators learn from Russian trolls. WikiLeaks on the record.
Jan. 8, 2019
German doxing incident remains under investigation. Marriott breach update. Dark Overlord watch. Can cryptocurrency become less burdensome in terms of energy consumption?
Jan. 7, 2019
NOKKI, Reaper and DOGCALL target Russians and Cambodians — Research Saturday
Jan. 5, 2019
Doxing in Germany. How Lojax works. Spyware found in apps downloaded from Google Play. ISIS hijacks dormant Twitter accounts. Update on Moscow spy case. Chromecast hacking endgame.
Jan. 4, 2019
2019’s first noteworthy breach. Update on the Tribune Publishing hack. reCAPTCHA defeated in proof-of-concept. Dark Overlord should avail itself of the right to remain silent.
Jan. 3, 2019
Stop the presses—the presses were stopped by ransomware. Video security system found vulnerable to oversharing. Changes in US DoD leadership. An arrest in Moscow, a court ruling in Baltimore.
Jan. 2, 2019
Apple Device Enrollment Program vulnerabilities explored — Research Saturday
Dec. 22, 2018
Operation Cloudhopper and industrial espionage. Anonymous social network Blind server left exposed. Reputation jacking. Alexa shares too much, by accident. Hitman scam is back.
Dec. 21, 2018
003 Risk and regulation in the financial sector — CyberWire X
US indicts two Stone Panda operators amid ongoing international concern over Chinese IP theft. Suspicious customer support traffic on Twitter. Emergency IE patch. Influence experiment.
Dec. 20, 2018
Suspicion of Chinese hardware manufacturers continues. EU diplomatic cables leaked. Hiding out by dumbing down. Facebook data-sharing. NASA PII exposed. Parrot uses Alexa to advantage.
Dec. 19, 2018
Shamoon 3 and Charming Kitten. Czech CERT issues warning concerning Huawei, ZTE. Influence ops and a Facebook boycott. PewDiePie’s followers versus the Wall Street Journal.
Dec. 18, 2018
Huawei and the Five Eyes. Report on Russian trolling finds fluency in American. Boomstortion scammers turn to new threats. PewDiePie followers hack printers, again.
Dec. 17, 2018
The Sony hack and the perils of attribution — Research Saturday
Dec. 15, 2018
False flags and real flags. ISIS claims the Strasbourg killer as one of its soldiers. A bogus bomb threat circulates by email.
Dec. 14, 2018
Shamoon variant implicated in Saipem hack. Charming Kitten reappears. Sino-American tension over trade and industrial espionage.
Dec. 13, 2018
Operation Sharpshooter. Meng makes bail. Sino-American cyber tensions. Leadership crises in the UK and France. Congress doesn’t lay a glove on Google. 2018’s bad password practices.
Dec. 12, 2018
Audit finds no Chinese spy chips on motherboards. Huawei CFO hearings continue in Vancouver. Oilfield services firm’s servers attacked. Spyware and adware. Congressional hearings, reports.
Dec. 11, 2018
A bail hearing in Vancouver. The prospect of indictments in IP theft cases. Kubernetes vulnerabilities. Russia and Ukraine swap hacks? An advance fee scam asks for help getting out of jail.
Dec. 10, 2018
Operation Red Signature targets South Korean supply chain — Research Saturday
Dec. 8, 2018
Huawei legal and security updates. A shift to personalized spam in attacks on retailers. “Hollywood hacks” in Eastern European banks.
Dec. 7, 2018
Huawei CFO arrested in Canada, faces extradition to US. Anonymous claims that Chinese intelligence hacked Marriott. Russian hospital phished. SamSam indictments, warnings. Facebook agonistes.
Dec. 6, 2018
DDoS and BEC risks rising. Ukraine says it stopped Russian cyber campaign. EU looks to stopping disinformation. NRCC email compromise. Facebook emails released by Parliament.
Dec. 5, 2018
Fancy Bear in Czech government systems. Watering hole attacks. Quora breached. Marriott breach follow-up. Kubernetes privilege escalation flaw. Scams kicked out of Apple’s App Store.
Dec. 4, 2018
US Defense Department and UK’s MI6 aren’t buying Russian honey over cyber operations. Iranian influence operations. Marriott breach fallout. Court upholds Kaspersky ban. Ransom and sanctions.
Dec. 3, 2018
Settling in with GDPR — CyberWire-X
Getting an education on Cobalt Dickens — Research Saturday
Dec. 1, 2018
Marriott suffers data breach. Dunkin Donuts credential stuffing attack. Urban Massage database exposed, unsecured. Fancy Bear paws at German government targets. SamSam cost.
Nov. 30, 2018
Reconnaissance and degradation. Hybrid war in Eastern Europe and Southwest Asia. Eternal Silence infects unpatched systems. Dell customers reset passwords. SamSam indictments.
Nov. 29, 2018
DNSpionage. Cobalt Dickens’ unwelcome return. iOS spyware may be more widespread than believed. Governments move toward content moderation. Small towns, big problems.
Nov. 28, 2018
Rotexy Trojan gets worse. Bad apps in Google Play. Backdoor for crypto-wallets. Facebook goes before Parliament. Pegasus spyware versus journalists. Russian hybrid war. Too-smart devices.
Nov. 27, 2018
A quick look at the state of spam. Phishing for power grids. Industrial espionage. Free and command economy versions of social control. Lessons from JTF Ares.
Nov. 26, 2018
Perils of paycards, as Cyber Weekend approacheth. Tessa88 is identified. Many more people than before have now heard of High Tail Hall.
Nov. 21, 2018
Nation-state cyber campaigns: North Korean, Iranian, Russian, and unknown. Social media outages.
Nov. 20, 2018
CISA is now officially an agency. Cozy Bear is back. Gmail spoofing issue opens social engineering possibilities. Speculation about “cyber 9/11s.”
Nov. 19, 2018
Doubling down on Cobalt Group activity — Research Saturday
Nov. 17, 2018
GPS jamming. Bank phishing. Exposed server. Censorship, East, West, and South. Is there a sealed indictment of Julian Assange?
Nov. 16, 2018
RATs and the long game. New ransomware, Learning from other espionage services. Advance-fee scams continue to infest Twitter. Fancy Bear says it can’t be sued.
Nov. 15, 2018
When BGP hijacking isn’t hijacking at all. The White Company’s Operation Shaheen. SWAuTistic pleads guilty. NPPD will become CISA.
Nov. 14, 2018
GPS jamming. Jihadist account hijacking. ISIS on Wickr? Magecart exposed. Cathay Pacific breach. Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace.
Nov. 13, 2018
Regulation in the U.S. — CyberWire X
Establishing international norms in cyberspace — Research Saturday
Nov. 10, 2018
Critical infrastructure resiliency. Lazarus Group’s FASTcash robberies. China’s ongoing industrial espionage. Trolls aside, Russian observers think the US elections were A-OK.
Nov. 9, 2018
Post hack ergo propter hack: DHS calls Russian claims “noisy garbage.” Responsible and irresponsible disclosure. FCC wants an end to robocalls. USPS Informed Delivery abused. Post Canada—whoa.
Nov. 8, 2018
A quick look back at the US midterms, and the cyber Pearl Harbor that wasn’t. Update Apache Struts. Smishing with the Play Store. Another advance fee scam.
Nov. 7, 2018
Iran complains, threatens, and spies. Election Day cybersecurity notes.
Nov. 6, 2018
US midterm election cybersecurity updates. PortSmash side-channel proof-of-concept. Botnets compete to cryptojack Android devices. And will the GRU get its "R" back?
Nov. 5, 2018
Election protection — Research Saturday
Nov. 3, 2018
Cyber Sitzkrieg. Waiting for the Bears to show up (and ready to set the Dogs on them). Facebook private messages for sale.
Nov. 2, 2018
Wi-Fi access point zero-day reported. US Cyber Command on the offensive. Transparency is tougher than it looks. GandCrab not paying out as much—good. PIPEDA takes effect. Soulmate spyware.
Nov. 1, 2018
Influence operations, and advice on recognizing them. Ransomware updates. US indicts Chinese nationals for industrial espionage. An object lesson from the US Geological Survey.
Oct. 31, 2018
The Malware Mash
This cybersecurity stuff is tougher than it looks, US state election officials learn. Saudi surveillance. Espionage in Iran. New attack varieties. Chinese hardware concerns. US sanctions chipmaker.
Oct. 30, 2018
Facebook takes down Iranian-run accounts. Criminal investigations look online. IBM to buy Red Hat. Satori is still with us. British Airways and Magecart.
Oct. 29, 2018
Faxploitation — Research Saturday
Oct. 27, 2018
Airline breach bigger than thought. Securing Mexican financial institutions. Demonbot vs. Hadoop. New decryptor out for GandCrab ransomware. Civilian Cybersecurity Corps?
Oct. 26, 2018
Influence operations, da. Direct hacking? Maybe nyet. Chalubo botnet borrows old tricks. Financial sector alert in Mexico. Airline breach disclosed. Lawsuits over privacy. ICS Security notes.
Oct. 25, 2018
Trolling the trolls. Triton/Trisis attributed to Russia. Asset management in ICS. Threat intelligence drives threat evolution. Shadow web-apps. Apple likes GDPR, hates the Data-Industrial Complex.
Oct. 24, 2018
Influence operations in Brazil and the US. Vulnerabilities disclosed in commonly used software. Healthcare.gov breach. Industrial control system cybersecurity.
Oct. 23, 2018
Making the business case for privacy. — Special Edition
Russian indicted in US midterm election influence conspiracy case. Styles and goals of info ops. Cyber deterrence. DPRK petty crime. Alt-coin scammer. Spy chip story remains unconfirmed, unretracted.
Oct. 22, 2018
Stormy weather in the Office 365 cloud. — Research Saturday
Oct. 20, 2018
Chinese supply-chain hack story gets vanishingly thin. Twitter downs pro-Saudi bots. SEO poisoning. OceanLotus evolves. Ransomware notes.
Oct. 19, 2018
Looks like Comment Crew, but probably isn't. Facebook breached by spammers. Twitter's big troll trove. Router issues. Who dunnit to YouTube?
Oct. 18, 2018
Meddling with the midterms — Special Edition
Oct. 17, 2018
Two ways of hacking the vote. BlackEnergy is active in Poland and Ukraine. ISIS and info ops. Hurricane-stressed utility further stressed by ransomware. Silicon Valley governance.
Facebook in Myanmar. Supply chain seeding attack update. Election hacking. NCSC reports. EU prepares sanctions (Russia feels ill-used).
Oct. 16, 2018
Facebook breach details. Privacy issues and an image problem for advocates. Supply-chain-attack skepticism. Info ops, bikers, and deniable paramilitaries.
Oct. 15, 2018
Driving GPS manipulation — Research Saturday
Oct. 13, 2018
Busy Bears, again. Mixing IT and OT is a risky business. New Android Trojan. Supply chain seeding attack updates. Facebook purges more "inauthentic" accounts. Data privacy. Cyber sanctions.
Oct. 12, 2018
Seeding-attack skepticism. MSS officer arrested, will face industrial espionage charges in the US. Russia says again that it didn't hack the OPCW.
Oct. 11, 2018
Updates on supply-chain seeding reports. DDoS in Ukraine. GAO reports on US weapon system cyber vulnerabilities. Bugs exploited by Mirai persist. Patch note and toe dialing.
Oct. 10, 2018
Update on supply chain seeding reports. GRU comes in for more criticism. UK prepares cyber retaliatory capability. Power grid resilience. Panda Banker. Google's good and bad news.
Oct. 9, 2018
Cryptojacking criminal capers continue — Research Saturday
Oct. 6, 2018
Reports of Chinese seeding attacks on the supply chain. Five Eyes and other allies push back at Russia's GRU. NPPD to become Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Oct. 5, 2018
Bloomberg reports a seeding attack on the supply chain by Chinese intelligence services. GRU is named, shamed, indicted, and expelled.
Oct. 4, 2018
Facebook breach updates. Bogus Zoho Office Suite. Brazil's big botnet. Vulnerable router firmware. Patch news. A DGSI officer arrested for dark web collusion with the mob. Bad Fortnite cheats.
Oct. 3, 2018
RDP exploitation. More on the Facebook breach. Google and content moderation. Reaper Group stayed busy even after US-DPRK summit. Spyware in Canada. Hacking an airport.
Oct. 2, 2018
Facebook agonistes. Election meddling. Livestreamed hack gets cancelled.
Oct. 1, 2018
Sophisticated FIN7 criminal group hits payment card data — Research Saturday.
Sept. 29, 2018
Facebook discloses a major breach. Botnet brute forcing ransomware. Retail domain typosquatting. ATM wiretapping. Ransomware in San Diego. SEC hits cyber deficiencies. Assange retires?
Sept. 28, 2018
Fancy Bear, again and again. QRecorder is a banking Trojan. Authentication issues with Apple's Device Enrollment Program. Notes on regulation. Farewell to a code-breaker.
Sept. 27, 2018
Cryptojacking and ransomware news. The black market in zero-days looks like a bear market. Google budges (a little) on Chrome login. Senate hearings on privacy. Political campaign cybersecurity.
Sept. 26, 2018
Follow-up to terror attack in Iran. UN data exposure. Kodi and cryptojacking. SHEIN retail breach. Atlanta's ransomware remediation. Payroll phishing. Quantum strategy.
Sept. 25, 2018
Terror attack in Iran prompts info skirmishing, and perhaps worse to come. JET bug disclosed. ANSSI open-sources OS. Anglo-American response to Russian cyber ops. Russian elections. Scam notes.
Sept. 24, 2018
ICS honeypots attract sophisticated snoops. — Research Saturday
Sept. 22, 2018
US National Cyber Strategy. New sanctions. GCHQ beefs up Russia unit. Cryptocurrency heist. Hacking Senatorial Gmail. Crime and punishment.
Sept. 21, 2018
Magecart is back. Bad apps booted from Google Play. OilRig taken seriously. Election influence operations. Sending in the National Guard. ICO fines Equifax for last year's breach.
Sept. 20, 2018
State Department cybersecurity issues. Iron Group's pseudoransomware. Bristol Airport's deliberate recovery. State of cryptojacking. Facebook offers campaigns help. US cyber strategy. Mirai masters.
Sept. 19, 2018
Tracking Pegasus. OilRig spearphishing. IP theft from universities. Peekaboo bug in surveillance cameras. WannaMine won't be EternalBlue's last ride. Preventing data abuse.
Sept. 18, 2018
Ransomware and cryptojacking are all the rage. Iran seeks IP, North Korea seeks a quick buck. More on EU content moderation. Alleged Russian hacking of WADA, Spiez Laboratory. Propaganda overreach?
Sept. 17, 2018
Android device eavesdropping investigation. — Research Saturday
Sept. 15, 2018
Magecart continues its way. Evil cursor attacks. Seasonal trends in Trojans. More Novichok disinformation. Pyongyand denounces a "smear campaign." Wait and see on pipeline fires.
Sept. 14, 2018
Domestic Kitten spyware. Crypto wallet shenanigans. Firmware issues enable cold boot attacks. BlueBorne bugs are still out and about. Tech support scams. Election security.
Sept. 13, 2018
Executive Order mandates election interference sanctions. British Airways regulatory exposure. Patch Tuesday notes. EU passes copyright law. Russia says no to Novichok. WhatsApp scam.
Sept. 12, 2018
Trend Micro answers spying allegations. Magecart blamed for British Airways breach. Tor Browser exploit disclosed. Google vs. the right to be forgotten. Accused JPMorgan hacker extradited.
Sept. 11, 2018
Elections and information operations, but not necessarily the elections you expect. Apple purges dodgy security apps. Who are the Silence criminals? BA's breach. Cyber moonshots.
Sept. 10, 2018
Leafminer espionage digs the Middle East. — Research Saturday
Sept. 8, 2018
Russia does the info ops dance. An indictment of a Lazarus Groupie. FOIA shares too much. British Airways breaches. Silence makes some noise. Notes from the Billington Cybersecurity Summit.
Sept. 7, 2018
Cyberwar looms between Russia and the UK. Twitter and Facebook complete testimony, but inquiries continue. Unpatched MikroTik routers exploited. OilRig's new tricks.
Sept. 6, 2018
Sleeper malware. Hakai botnet spreads. SamSam is still with us. US DNI warns of election threats. Congressional panels interrogate Facebook and Twitter, but not Google.
Sept. 5, 2018
Tracking Stone Panda to the Tianjin Bureau. Ad-fraud and Tokelau. RansomWarrior decrypted. US Congress to grill Facebook, Google, and Twitter. Celebrity scams.
Sept. 4, 2018
ATM hacks on the rise. — Research Saturday
Sept. 1, 2018
Recruiting spies via LinkedIn. WindShift in the Gulf. GlobeImposter ransomware. Blocking Telegram is harder than it looks. Policy notes from the Five Eyes.
Aug. 31, 2018
Twitter bots in Swedish politics. A different approach to influence operations. Hotel guest PII for sale. Medical device vulnerabilities. Charges in the case of the Satori botnet.
Aug. 30, 2018
Unpatched Apache Struts installations being exploited in the wild. Windows local privilege escalation flaw. Similarities among spyware. Stalkerware hack. Criminal threats to the grid. Breaches.
Aug. 29, 2018
Social media struggle with their social role. Election hacking concerns remain high. Australia's new government shuffles cybersecurity responsibilities.
Aug. 28, 2018
Moscow HUMINT drought? Spying on the Patriarch. Ottoman hacktivism. Iranian information operations. ISIS in cyberspace. RtPOS malware discovered.
Aug. 27, 2018
Cyber espionage coming from Chinese University. — Research Saturday
Aug. 25, 2018
More action against Iranian influence operations. Tehran's cyberespionage against universities. Counter-value targeting in cyber deterrence. Sino-Australian trade war? Law and order.
Aug. 24, 2018
If you're running a red team, let someone know it's a drill. Apache patches Struts. Another exposed AWS bucket. Remcos abused by hackers. DPRK goes after Macs. Dark Tequila runs in Mexico.
Aug. 23, 2018
Facebook takes down "inauthentic" Russian and Iranian fronts. Twitter blocks Iranian false-flags, and FireEye explains why they think it's Tehran. Triout Android spyware described. Hacking back?
Aug. 22, 2018
Fancy Bear bogus sites taken down. Some in the US Congress think they want hack-back laws. Cyber and sanctions. Operation Red Signature. Doxing Chinese Intelligence. Buggy medical devices.
Aug. 21, 2018
Beers with Talos — Live from the RiRa at Black Hat
DarkHotel is back. So is Necurs, and it's distributing a modular malware dropper. Industrial espionage follows international trade. Election meddling. The use and abuse of data.
Aug. 20, 2018
Stealthy ad fraud campaign evades detection. — Research Saturday
Aug. 18, 2018
Election risks—hacking and influence. Chinese industrial espionage spike. Misconfigured project management. Necurs appears briefly. Bogus Fortnite downloads. What they heard in the banya.
Aug. 17, 2018
Hacking Old Man River. Nation-state cyber conflict: objectives and norms of behavior. Australia's new cyber laws. ATM campaign. Lawsuits, and the Dread Pirate Robert asks for pardon.
Aug. 16, 2018
Notes on patching. Foreshadow speculative execution vulnerability. Influence operations. The FBI's new cyber chief. Are stickers a temptation to thieves, hackers, and customs officers?
Aug. 15, 2018
Cryptowars notes. DDoS in Finland. Bears aren't under the beds; they're in the routers. Smart city attack surfaces. Sanction notes. Training through puzzle-solving .
Aug. 14, 2018
Spyware for states and spouses. Election hacking demos. New ransomware strains, and a clipper for Android. Airline Wi-Fi is not only irritating, but insecure as well.
Aug. 13, 2018
Thrip espionage group lives off the land. — Research Saturday
Aug. 11, 2018
DPRK RAT in the wild. Vulnerable WPA2 4-way handshake implementations. Black Hat notes. Sanctions and retaliation. RoK to reorganize Cyber Command. PGA and ransomware.
Aug. 10, 2018
State-sponsored ransomware campaigns coming? DarkHydrus and Phishery. Hitting ATMs for alt-coin. US sanctions Russia. IBM looks at artificially intelligent malware. Black Hat notes.
Aug. 9, 2018
Payment processors probed with BGP exploits for redirection attacks. WhatsApp vulnerable to manipulation? Deterrence and retaliation. Anonymous vs. QAnon. Notes from Black Hat.
Aug. 8, 2018
TSMC recovers from WannaCry infection. OpenEMR fixes 30 bugs. UK will ask Russia to extradite two GRU operators for Novichok attacks. Twitterbots flourish.
Aug. 7, 2018
More data exposures, from banks and a major CRM provider. Ransomware strikes back. The irresistibility of data. An unhackable wallet gets hacked…maybe. Spreading goodwill through Akido?
Aug. 6, 2018
Cortana voice assistant lets you in. — Research Saturday
Aug. 4, 2018
Russian threats and threats to Russia. Cryptojacking wave spreads out from Brazil. Recovering from malware in Alaska and Atlanta. Notes on automotive cybersecurity.
Aug. 3, 2018
RASPITE noses around the US power grid. Cisco will buy Duo Security. Sandworm afflicts lab investigating Novichok attack. Influence ops can be no-lose proposition.Crytpojacking and malspam.
Aug. 2, 2018
Reddit Hacked. Ukrainians nabbed. Facebook boots "inauthentic" accounts for malign influence. Pegasus spyware found in Amnesty phone. Yale's old breach. Google and censorship.
Aug. 1, 2018
Data-centric security. — Special Edition
Infrastructure security, especially power, finance, and elections. Preparation pays off. Proofpoint warns of new AZORult malware. Check Point tracks Master134 malvertising. Crime news.
July 31, 2018
NetSpectre proof-of-concept. Election hacking, in the US and Australia. Cyber industrial espionage. Cyber threats to power grids. Hacking JPay.
July 30, 2018
BabaYaga strangely symbiotic Wordpress malware — Research Saturday
July 28, 2018
Fancy Bear sniffs around Senatorial staffs. US NSC considers Russian election interference. Chinese and Iranian cyberespionage. Malware loaders. Smart home bugs. Stealing WiFi.
July 27, 2018
LifeLock closes proof-of-concept hole. US-CERT warns of active campaigns against ERP applications. Ad blockers may function as spyware. Parasite HTTP RAT. Underminer EK. NSA's IG scowls.
July 26, 2018
Leafminer wants to learn from the best, and that's not good. Shipper hacked. Old malware resurfaces in improved form. Russian grid and election threats. What insurance covers.
July 25, 2018
Warnings of Russian cyber threat to power grids. Phishing rises. Patch gets patched. SingHealth breach. Satori botnet. Bluetooth MitM. Evil maids?
July 24, 2018
SingHealth breach hits Singapore. Manufacturers afflicted with third-party data exposure. Aspen Security Forum takes cyber threats seriously. Ecuador may withdraw asylum from Assange.
July 23, 2018
Measuring the spearphishing threat — Research Saturday
July 21, 2018
Cyberespionage and influence operations. Big botnet assembled in less than a day. Monetizing stolen paycards through online games. Amazon nudges developers. Report on Huawei. Phishing notes.
July 20, 2018
Fancy Bear's Roman Holiday. RAT phishing in Ukraine. AWS S3 bucket leaks robocaller data. Bug or abuse? NIST to withdraw outdated cybersecurity publications. Content moderation.
July 19, 2018
Magnibur ransomware spreads. LabCorp discloses suspicious incident on its networks. Spectre, Meltdown notes. Oracle patches. Helsinki summit backing and filling and backing.
July 18, 2018
Trump-Putin summit. East Asian cyberespionage campaigns. Vulnerable DVRs. Concern about census security.
July 17, 2018
DNI warns of cyber threats. Russo-US summit. Mueller investigation and indictments. Huawei agonists. Congress reconsiders ZTE reinstatement. Kaspersky receives no emergency ban relief.
July 16, 2018
A new approach to mission critical systems — Research Saturday
July 14, 2018
Fancy Bear indictments. VPNFilter found in Ukrainian water-treatment chlorine plant. Comment spam. Speculative execution side-channel attacks. MDM exploits in India.
July 13, 2018
Timehop refines its breach disclosure. Speculative execution side-channel attacks described. Tech manuals offered for sale on the dark web. Twitter versus bots.
July 12, 2018
Ticketmaster paycard breach is part of a very large skimmer campaign. Chinese cyberespionage and censorship. Smartphone privacy issues. Data misuse litigation. Affirming the consequent.
July 11, 2018
More Elon Musk impersonators in social media. Cryptocurrency raided. Spearphishing in Palestine. BlackTech espionage group. Apple upgrades. Polar Flow fitness app and oversharing.
July 10, 2018
Malware infections down during World Cup matches. UK-Russia tensions. Australian National University hacked. Data breach notes. Calls for cooperation. Tell it to the Marines.
July 9, 2018
No Distribute Scanners help sell malware
July 7, 2018
When catphishing, it pays to know what bait they'll take. Permission hogs are often misers. Cyber comes to the NTC. Natural intelligence screening for artificial intelligence. The Thermanator.
July 6, 2018
Catphish and Charming Kittens. Data-sharing receives more scrutiny. European copyright law won't be fast-tracked. ZTE gets some relief. Juggalos and Juggalettes defeat facial recognition tools.
July 5, 2018
Hybrid warfare. Inveterate DDoS against ProtonMail. Security concerns about Chinese companies. Retail breaches. Agencies scrutinize Facebook data abuse. Infrasound weapons?
July 3, 2018
Adidas data breach. Facebook on data abuse. Investigation of Exactis data exposure continues. Algonquin College hacked. Tenable's IPO. US-Russia summit will talk election influence ops.
July 2, 2018
VPNFilter malware could brick devices worldwide — Research Saturday
June 30, 2018
Data breaches and data exposure. Privacy legislation. Improperly collected phone call records destroyed.
June 29, 2018
Ukraine accuses Russia of preparing a cyber campaign. China eyes Tibetan diaspora. A decryptor for Thanatos ransomware. Nudging away from privacy. Dark web undercover.
June 28, 2018
Separating fools from money. — Hacking Humans
DDoS attack on ProtonMail. Rancor cyberespionage campaign. PythonBot serves ads and a cryptominer. EU joint cyber response unit forming. Arrests in BEC campaign. Reality Winner's plea.
June 27, 2018
Romania, UK, warn of Russian cyber ops. International norms of cyber conflict. Bronze Butler's USB drives. Too-smart batteries not smart enough. Industry notes. Game cheater gets jail time.
June 26, 2018
Nation-state cyberespionage and cybercrime. Cryptocurrency fraud and theft give alt-coins a rocky ride. Sino-US trade conflict update. GDPR data extortion. Spammy protection racket.
June 25, 2018
LG smartphone keyboard vulnerabilities — Research Saturday
June 23, 2018
Phishing plays small ball with depressing success. Chinese cyberespionage up. US IC, JCS, worries about innovation. Guilty plea in US espionage case. Ex-Knesset member suspected of spying. Supreme Court decides location privacy case.
June 22, 2018
Malicious apps, a clever botnet, and cryptojacking. Patch notes. EU copyright regulations. Congress still doesn't like the cut of ZTE's or Huawei's jib. Tesla sues a former employee.
June 21, 2018
Playing on Kindness — Hacking Humans
Satellite communications suffer from Thrip(s). Zacinlo rootkit poses as a VPN. Insecure Firebase apps. EU copyright legislation. Kardon Loader. Bithumb robbed. #Opicarus2018. Bitcoin Baron jailed.
June 20, 2018