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Bouncing bad adware apps from Google Play. More on WannaCry attribution. Voter data exposed on an Amazon S3 account. Assessment of Russian influence on UK elections: they didn't do it. (Didn't need to?) Hackers sentenced. 2017-06-19
More from Vault7. How and why the DPRK hacks. FIN10 hits North American businesses with extortion demands. UK unis sustain ransomware infestation. Free decryptors are out, and ISACs seem to be working. 2017-06-16
Hidden Cobra strikes from Pyongyang. Microsoft patches last of ShadowBrokers' leaked exploits. Sanctions coming over Russian election influence operations. Electrical and natural gas sectors brace for CrashOverride. 2017-06-15
A CrashOverride update from Robert M. Lee. Patch news. Terrorist funding goes cyber. Cozy and Fancy Bear were more active than earlier believed. 2017-06-14
CrashOverride update. Influence ops harder to disrupt than infrastructure. Samba exploited for cryptocurrency mining. NSO Group for sale. Botnets and fake news. Airliner laptop bans. 2017-06-13
CrashOverride implicated in Ukraine grid hack—possibly as a proof-of-concept. Hack-induced Gulf diplomatic troubles continue. New malware strains, exploits appear. 2017-06-12
Comey's testimony calls Russian election influence operations massive and ongoing. New Android malware. Malicious hyperlinks infect with a mouse-over. Data privacy issues. 2017-06-09
Qatar—provocation, and disinformation online. Influence operations move from doxing to disinformation. 2FA still a good idea. Former FBI Director Comey testifies. And assume the boss is watching. 2017-06-08
Farewell to Jean Sammet, co-developer of COBOL. Remembering Midway. NSA leak investigation. Signs of Russian disinformation in the Gulf. Data breaches, script kiddies, EternalBlue, and Turla. 2017-06-07
Report leaked on Russian influence operations (alleged leaker in custody). ISIS continues inspiration; anarchist groups said to follow same playbook. The DarkOverlord is back. 2017-06-06
ISIS claims responsibility for inspiring attacks in London. More are expected during Ramadan. Hacks roil Middle Eastern diplomatic waters. Ransomware updates. Indian investigates possible aircraft hacking. 2017-06-05
Patriotic and free-spirited hacking? WikiLeaks has a new Vault7 dump. Cyber conflict over the South China Sea. Fireball malware infests more than 250 million devices. Trident security. Kmart breach. Bikers turn hackers. 2017-06-02
It's the first of June, and the ShadowBrokers' exploit-of-the-month club is open for business (exploits to be delivered to subscribers in July). 2017-06-01
Exploit-of-the-month club open for business. Disinformation technology. Lazarus Group tied to North Korean intelligence (again). Extortion is big, but carding is still with us. Spammy apps in Google Play. 2017-05-31
Implications of Manchester bombing investigation on policy, Five Eyes relations. British Airways IT outage. Fancy Bear and Malta? ShadowBrokers prep exploit-of-the-month club. Google deals with Chrome, PlayStore issues. Mall boards and ricrolling. 2017-05-30
WannaCry aftershocks. Influence ops and data corruption. Samba patched. Biometrics and impersonation. GDPR approaches. US legislation update. 2017-05-26
Worm alert. Stumblebums or masterminds? Widia commodity ransomware in its early stages. Taking the fight to ISIS in cyberspace. 2017-05-25
Manchester bombing investigators look at bomber's network. EnSilo patches ESTEEMAUDIT. Cron cyber gangsters arrested. What we hear at the Cyber Investing Summit. 2017-05-24
ISIS claims Manchester concert bombing. The case for a North Korean Wannacry. US lawmakers consider cyber legislation. 2017-05-23
How were US agents in China compromised between 2010 and 2012? EternalBlue updates (including notes on WannaCry and EternalRock). 2017-05-22
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