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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. 2018-09-10
Leafminer espionage digs the Middle East. — Research Saturday 2018-09-08
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. 2018-09-07
Cyberwar looms between Russia and the UK. Twitter and Facebook complete testimony, but inquiries continue. Unpatched MikroTik routers exploited. OilRig's new tricks. 2018-09-06
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. 2018-09-05
Tracking Stone Panda to the Tianjin Bureau. Ad-fraud and Tokelau. RansomWarrior decrypted. US Congress to grill Facebook, Google, and Twitter. Celebrity scams. 2018-09-04
ATM hacks on the rise. — Research Saturday 2018-09-01
Recruiting spies via LinkedIn. WindShift in the Gulf. GlobeImposter ransomware. Blocking Telegram is harder than it looks. Policy notes from the Five Eyes. 2018-08-31
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. 2018-08-30
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. 2018-08-29
Social media struggle with their social role. Election hacking concerns remain high. Australia's new government shuffles cybersecurity responsibilities. 2018-08-28
Moscow HUMINT drought? Spying on the Patriarch. Ottoman hacktivism. Iranian information operations. ISIS in cyberspace. RtPOS malware discovered. 2018-08-27
Cyber espionage coming from Chinese University. — Research Saturday 2018-08-25
More action against Iranian influence operations. Tehran's cyberespionage against universities. Counter-value targeting in cyber deterrence. Sino-Australian trade war? Law and order. 2018-08-24
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. 2018-08-23
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? 2018-08-22
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. 2018-08-21
Beers with Talos — Live from the RiRa at Black Hat 2018-08-21
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. 2018-08-20
Stealthy ad fraud campaign evades detection. — Research Saturday 2018-08-18
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