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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
WannaCry wraps up its first week. No patches for Marshmallow. Women in Cybersecurity survey results. 2017-05-19
OilRig hires the Russian cyber-mob. WannaCry updates. Other EternalBlue exploits surface in the wild. Pending legislation in the US Congress. NIST issues guidelines for Executive Order compliance. 2017-05-18
Gothic Panda seems to have a government job. Not all extortion is ransomware (ask Disney). WannaCry update. The ShadowBrokers are back. So is WikiLeaks 2017-05-17
WannaCry, worm wars, ransomware pandemics, and a place for kill switches. And what might a cyber Pearl Harbor look like? 2017-05-16
WannaCry ransomware—a pandemic. Baijiu spyware in East Asia. APT32 seems to be spying for Vietnam. Al Qaeda calls to lone wolves. Influence operations and tactical operations. The long arm of the law reaches out to tech-support scammers. 2017-05-15
WannaCry ransomware spreads via ShadowBrokers' dumped exploit. Necurs delivers Jaff ransomware. Fancy Bear spoofs NATO emails. President Trump's Executive Order on cybersecurity. 2017-05-12
French media recover from DDoS. XaverAd infests Android ecosystem. Zero-days patched, but exploited in the wild. Mother's day giftcard hacking. Telephonic harassment. 2017-05-11
NSA says it warned France of election influence ops. Deterrence and retaliatory capability. SLocky ransomware rising. Patch Tuesday. FBI Director Comey dismissed. 2017-05-10
Metadata signs point to St. Petersburg in l'affaire Macron. UK, Germany, US expect more Russian election influence ops. New IoT botnet appears. US FCC sustains DDoS. Microsoft fixes MsMpEngine. SS7 weakness and 2FA. 2017-05-09
Election cyber-influence campaign in France. (Will UK and Germany follow?) AMT bug to be fixed. HandBrake compromised. Kazuar upgrade for Snake. Ransomware black market. 2017-05-08
Influence operations and elections, and the difficulty of doing anything about them. Dynamite phishing investigation. Snake hisses at Macs. Fatboy at your (criminal) service. 2017-05-05
Phishing with a big worm (and other lures). Botnet mining cryptocurrency. Blackmoon upgraded. Aadhaar troubles in India. Passwords, security questions, and Grand Moff Tarkin's CISO. 2017-05-04
Shamoon update. Sabre discloses possible breach to SEC. Mobile device and VPN threats and vulnerabilities. Information operations and cyberespionage. 2017-05-03
IBM, Apple, and Intel all fix vulnerabilities and block threats. Neustar's DDoS report. Updates on the DarkOverlord and (separately) LizardSquad. Info ops and what they're after. 2017-05-02
NSA changes collection policy in a privacy-friendly direction. Latest Vault7 leaks look anodyne. Election influence concerns in Europe and the US. Blocking social media. DarkOverlord returns with extortion caper. 2017-05-01
OilRig fingered as Iranian state-sponsored group behind attempted hacks of Israeli targets. Shamoon still under the same management. Botnet wars in the IoT. Countermessaging, hopes of missile hacks, and more.  2017-04-28
Fancy Bear in France (and in Germany, too). Israel debates Cyber Authority's charter. Sudan says its using Electronic Jihad against ISIS. Verizon, Symantec threat reports out. Adware campaigns. 2017-04-27
Elections, influence operations, and hacking. How clever phishing succeeds. Chipotle's point-of-sale breach. Hacking in Fast and Furious 8. 2017-04-26
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