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Supply chain attack warning. CFAA clarified. COVID-19 and its economic squalls. 2020-03-31
Updates on the cyber ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic. Saudi surveillance program. Ransomware developments. Lost USB attacks are in progress. 2020-03-30
Hidden dangers inside Windows and LINUX computers. 2020-03-28
Some notes on cyber gangland. South Koren APT using zero days against North Koreans? USB attacks. Telework challenges. CMMC remains on schedule. 2020-03-27
Advice on secure telework. Magecart infestations. DNS hijacking with a COVID-19 twist and an info-stealer hook. Patch notes. The US 5G security strategy. 2020-03-26
APT41 is back from its Lunar New Year break. Commodity attack tools for states and gangs. Russia takes down a domestic carding crew. Restricting misinformation. 2020-03-25
Active ICS threats. TrickBot and TrickMo. RCE vulnerability in Windows. Google ejects click-fraud malware infested apps from Play. Attackers hit WHO, hospitals, and biomedical research. 2020-03-24
Coronavirus fraud booms; prosecutors are taking note. Stolen data on the dark net. Software updates affected by pandemic. A new Mirai variant is out. A DDoS that wasn’t. 2020-03-23
The security implications of cloud infrastructure in IoT. 2020-03-21
CISA on running critical sectors during an emergency. Disinformation, phishbait, and rumor. What’s Fancy Bear up to these days? Distinguishing altruism from self-interest. 2020-03-20
EU suspects Russia of disinformation. TrickBot’s latest module is a brute. Parallax RAT and the MaaS black market. Pandemic hacking trends. What to do with time on your hands. 2020-03-19
Coronavirus phishing. Money mule recruiting. Remote work and behavioral baselining. HHS incident seems to have been...an incident. Advice from NIST, and from Dame Vera Lynne. 2020-03-18
Cyberattack on US HHS probably a minor probe. Disinformation about COVID-19 continues to serve as both phishbait and disruption. US prosecutors move to stop prosecution Concord Management. 2020-03-17
COVID-19’s effects on cyberspace: disinformation, espionage, data theft, fraud, and extortion. Also far greater remote working. 2020-03-16
TLS is here to stay. 2020-03-14
COVID-19 as both incentive for remote work and phishbait. Offshored trolling. A list of “digital predators.” US Senate doesn’t extend domestic surveillance authority. 2020-03-13
The return of Turla. Data exposure incidents disclosed. Beijing accuses Taipei of waging cyberwarfare against the PRC. Coronavirus disinformation. 2020-03-12
The Cyberspace Solarium reports. Coronavirus scams and coronavirus realities. Notes on March’s Patch Tuesday. 2020-03-11
Caution in the Play store. EU power consortium’s business systems hacked. Cablegate--a look back. Schulte trial ends in minor convictions, but a hung jury on major counts. The cyber underworld. 2020-03-10
Coronavirus misinformation, phishbait, and disinformation. Ransomware’s growing reach. How criminals’ desire for glory works against their desire to escape apprehension. 2020-03-09
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