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Bank hack in Mexico. FacexWorm goes cryptomining. SamSam's volume discount. Influence ops. Researchers confirm that teams use teamwork. 2018-04-30
New MacOS backdoor linked to OceanLotus — Research Saturday 2018-04-28
Crimeware kits, ransomware, and source code breaches. The Internet conduces to organic radicalization. Russia in Finland. Snooper's Charter notes. Crypt armistice or just key escrow? 2018-04-27
Some fix fast, others not at all. Ransomware campaign's demands are non-negotiable (for most victims—Russians get a hometown discount). Content filtering. Jamming in Syria. 2018-04-26
DPRK plays offense and defense. PyRoMine and EternalRomance. Russian disinformation on Syrian massacre. Alt-coin heist may be misdirection. Nakasone confirmed at NSA. Webstresser takedown. 2018-04-25
Ransomware in Ukraine's Energy Ministry. Energetic Bear infrastructure. Anonymous Twitter accounts equal bots? Orangeworm in x-ray, MRI machines. Sanction notes. Election security. 2018-04-24
ISIS coordinates online inspiration campaign with terror attacks. APT10 spearphishing. IE zero day. Twitter won't sell Kaspersky ads. UK sentence in Crackas with Attitude case. 2018-04-23
InnaputRAT exfiltrates victim data — Research Saturday 2018-04-21
RSA wraps up. Staging offensive cyber operations. (Information ops, too.) Business email compromise affects maritime shipping sectors. Sanctions bit Chinese device giants. 2018-04-20
Dispatches from RSA 2018. Russia continues to test the Five Eyes' patience and resolve. Trustjacking, Stresspaint, and an exposed AWS bucket. 2018-04-19
More cyber battlespace preparation. Hacking as the continuation of war by other means. Ongoing social media privacy concerns. Tech glitch extends tax deadline. Notes from RSA. 2018-04-18
Russia versus routers. Desert Scorpion swept out of Google Play. ZTE faces sanctions. RSA notes, and a Sandbox winner. 2018-04-17
Info ops follow airstrikes, to be followed by sanctions. Expect cyberattacks and reprisals, with a chance of kompromat. 2018-04-16
Energetic Dragonfly and DYMALLOY Bear 2.0 — Research Saturday 2018-04-14
Operation Parliament seems to have got what it came for. EITest finally sinkholed. Facebook testimony on Capitol Hill. Estonia reports. Swatting case teaches nothing? 2018-04-13
Zuckerberg testimony. Supply chain cyber threat to satellites. DPRK destructive malware. "Early bird" code injection. GCHQ vs. ISIS. Germany blames compromise on Russia. Salisbury attack update. 2018-04-12
Mark Zuckerberg testifies about Facebook, big data, and influence. Patch Tuesday notes. Deterrence or open conflict in cyberspace? 2018-04-11
Facebook comes to Washington. Research ethics? IoT threats. Switch bug exploited in the wild. Criminal misdirection. Russia and the West, again. And what do cybercriminals earn? 2018-04-10
Hacktivists may be warning Russia and Iran against interfering in US elections. Britain on alert for Russian moves against infrastructure. Facebook preps for Congress. Ransomware updates. 2018-04-09
Crypto crumple zones — Research Saturday 2018-04-07
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