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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
Adobe patches a zero-day being exploited in the wild. Chinese cyber espionage, and the risks of data-sharing. Facebook default settings glitch. Industry notes. 2018-06-08
New criminal campaigns out and about. Fancy Bear changes style, but not management. VPNFilter hits more devices. CloudPets overshare, but maybe more benignly than Google and Facebook. 2018-06-07
Hacking Humans — A flood of misinformation and fake news 2018-06-07
Espionage, influence, summits, and elections. What counts as a luxury? An iCloud warrant raises cryptowars speculation. Microsoft's GitHub acquisition. Facebook's coziness with Shanghai? 2018-06-06
DPRK hackers quieter in the run-up to the Kim-Trump summit. Russian EW. Cryptocurrencies and crime. Law firm social engineering. Dodgy World Cup Wi-Fi. Bad AI, a time-traveler's poly. 2018-06-05
Microsoft buys GitHub for $7.5 billion. VPNFilter tries to reconstitute itself. Ransomware and DDoS notes. USA Really seems to be latest in Russian disinformation. 2018-06-04
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