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Netherlands financial sector recovers from DDoS. Lizard Squad, Mirai, and coin mining. IOTA wallets emptied. Snooper's Charter loses in court. US House may release surveillance memos. Strava OPSEC. 2018-01-30
Coincheck cryptocurrency heist. ICO phishing. Jackpotting comes to America. Dridex and FriedEx. Transduction attack threat to IoT sensors. Jihadist steganography. Oversharing with Strava? 2018-01-29
Targeting Olympic organizations — Research Saturday 2018-01-27
Lebal's layered approach to infection. Crytominers are becoming a big problem. Tracking influence ops. Dutch intelligence spotted Cozy Bear early. Exploiting password recovery. 2018-01-26
2018 forecast — CyberWire Special Edition 2018-01-26
Patriotic hacktivism. HNS botnet spreads P2P. Electron vulnerabilities found, mitigated, Criminals target ICOs. Ransomware-as-a-service. Cryptowars. Fancy Bear doxes luge. 2018-01-25
Satori variants. Hacking in Anatolia. Lazarus Group improves its tradecraft. Tindr vulnerabilties. UK's new office to combat disinformation. Pirated pdfs hold malware. 2018-01-24
ISIS messaging. Intel will roll out new Spectre/Meltdown patches. Identities for sale on the dark web. IDN spoofing. SpriteCoin ransomware, with a malware chaser. Three Sonic games may be trouble. 2018-01-23
Evrial and the Clipboard threat. SamSam ransomware recovery. Olympic hacking? Russian bots. Crime and punishment. Speculated origins of Bitcoin. 2018-01-22
Fancy Bear Duping Doping Domains — Research Saturday 2018-01-20
AllScripts works to remediate ransomware in medical apps. Group 123 hits ROK targets. Triton/Trisis zero-day. Dark Caracal espionage op. Section 702 renewed. GhostTeam ejected from Play Store. 2018-01-19
Big healthcare data breach. False civil defense alerts. Davos will take up cyber next week (among other topics). Exobot on the block. Satori in your wallet? Ponzi scheme or pump-and-dump? 2018-01-18
Section 702 update. Kaspersky reports on Skygofree—dangerous Android spyware. Recorded Future on DPRK spearphishing. Healthcare hacks. Bogus patches. VR game could expose users. 2018-01-17
New Mirai variant forming. Meltdown and Spectre remediation updates. Notes on Russian hacking. Charges in swatting death. 2018-01-16
Shake Your MoneyTaker — Research Saturday 2018-01-13
Spectre and Meltdown patches may be messy, but not as performance-killing as feared. AMT exploit. Mobile ICS apps. Monero mining. Badness in the Play Store. Huawei ban? Droning while drunk. 2018-01-12
Aadhaar updates. Fancy Bear doxes the Olympics. WhatsApp snooping vulnerability discussed. Spectre and Meltdown patching. US House reauthorizes Section 702. Bitcoin isn't Bitcoin Cash. 2018-01-11
Turla returns. Moscow interested in Mexican elections? FakeBank mobile Trojan hits Russian banks. Phishing the Olympics. Patch Tuesday. Bad flashlights, nice doggie. 2018-01-10
Spectre and Meltdown mitigations. Psiphon and Iran's unrest. Olympic phishing. Mobil pop-up redirection. Alt-coin speculation. 2018-01-09
Korean-language phishing targets interest in the Winter Olympics. Unrest continues in Iran. Meltdown and Spectre updates. Aadhaar security. Admiral Rogers will retire this spring from NSA. 2018-01-08
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