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Ukraine accuses Russia of preparing a cyber campaign. China eyes Tibetan diaspora. A decryptor for Thanatos ransomware. Nudging away from privacy. Dark web undercover. 2018-06-28
Separating fools from money. — Hacking Humans 2018-06-28
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. 2018-06-27
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. 2018-06-26
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. 2018-06-25
LG smartphone keyboard vulnerabilities — Research Saturday 2018-06-23
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. 2018-06-22
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. 2018-06-21
Playing on Kindness — Hacking Humans 2018-06-21
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. 2018-06-20
Charges in Vault 7 case. Olympic Destroyer appears to be back. Liberty Life hack. Does Tesla have a rogue insider? US Senate hits at ZTE. Guilty plea in OPM hack-related fraud. Motive: blackmail. 2018-06-19
Date extortion attempt against Liberty Life. Rex Mundi, Black Hand arrests. Hidden Cobra's back. Clipboard hijacking hits cryptocurrency wallets. ZTE, Huawei security fears. Pulp fiction. 2018-06-18
Cyber bank heists — Research Saturday 2018-06-16
MysteryBot developed from LokiBot. Satan rebranded as DBGer. Snooping on iOS got harder, but maybe not impossible. IG report on the FBI is out, not damning but not good, either. 2018-06-15
Chinese espionage in Central Asia. Dixons Carphone data exposure. Lazy State speculative execution bug. Pyongyang is expected to come roaring back into cyberspace. Unlucky 13. Chinese espionage in Central Asia. Dixons Carphone data exposure. Lazy State sp 2018-06-14
Hacking Humans — Gaming pro athletes online. 2018-06-14
Cable-tapping for a new century. Lazarus Group update. BabaYaga's cannibalistic malware. Patch Tuesday notes. Cryptojacking. World Cup surveillance. Beware of strangers bearing gifts with USB connections. 2018-06-13
Don't get cozy with Cozy Bear. Code-signing issues stem from muddled documentation. Devices ship with inadvertent backdoor. Matryosha attack. Operation WireWire versus BEC scammers. 2018-06-12
SWIFT fraud (behind a wiper). Coinrail ICO robbery. Chinese espionage. G7 agrees to a coordinated response to hostile cyber operations. Malwaretech faces new charges. 2018-06-11
Winnti Umbrella Chinese threat group — Research Saturday 2018-06-09
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