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Fancy Bear spotted in France, Denmark, and maybe Bulgaria. Tensions mount around North Korean weapon programs. Power grid fragility. Milkydoor in the PlayStore. AV misunderstanding. Kelihos indictment. Ashley Madison blackmail. 2017-04-25
Nation-state tensions in cyberspace over North Korean threats and presumably Russian cyberespionage. Locky returns. More pharma spam. Seleznev gets 27 years for carding. 2017-04-24
States and gangs. Insider threats and mole hunts. The misguided vigilante behind BrikerBot. Hollywood hacks. Not a Nigerian prince this time, just the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency. 2017-04-21
Trojanized apps in the PlayStore. How cybergangs talk, cooperate, and improve their game. More troubles reported for Tanium.  A Chicago lawsuit brings privacy issues to the fore. 2017-04-20
Vigilantes in the IoT. Bad actors find a friend in the ShadowBrokers. BankBot is back in the PlayStore. Pixel-tracking for target recon. A very big Oracle patch. 2017-04-19
Karmen in the black market. Homograph vulnerabilities. Vault 7 and ShadowBrokers updates. Hacks and missiles. Competing for botnets. 2017-04-18
Missiles and malware? ShadowBrokers' leaks examined. Syrian info ops. ISIS recruits women for martyrdom. Ransomware, medical device vulnerability updates. Troubled unicorn? 2017-04-17
ShadowBrokers frustrated with the peoples. Callisto Group was active against UK Foreign Office. US DCI denounces WikiLeaks as a hostile intelligence service. Surveillance vendors said willing to deal with pariah regimes. Weaponized memes. 2017-04-14
Ewind adware infesting Android third-party app stores. Influence operations. Russian state use of organized crime. Finspy a payload in Word zero-day exploits.  2017-04-13
Patch Tuesday notes. Cyber threats to healthcare, New Helsinki information operations center forming. Updates on WikiLeaks and the ShadowBrokers 2017-04-12
Women in Cybersecurity 2017: A CyberWire Special Edition 2017-04-12
Word zero-day spreading Dridex. Password reuse bites Amazon third-party sellers. Mirai now mines Bitcoin. WikiLeaks, the ShadowBrokers, and war in Syria. Cyber first use. Crypto wars in Europe. APT10 in India. Penn State prof takes  Gödel Prize 2017-04-11
Information operations respond to kinetic strikes. Dallas emergency sirens hacked. Alleged spam king arrested. Okta files its IPO. 2017-04-10
APT10's Operation TradeSecret. BrickerBot may be vigilante PDoS. Amnesia and Sathurbot exploit known vulnerabilities in, respectively, DVRs and WordPress. Ransomware, surveillance, and info ops updates. 2017-04-07
Operations TradeSecret and Cloudhopper attributed to APT10. Third party risks. Lazarus Group update. US investigation of Russian influence operations and US surveillance allegations proceeds. 2017-04-06
Operation Cloudhopper. Chrysaor spyware. Microsoft to upgrade Office security. Notes from SeaAirSpace. High school hacking. 2017-04-05
Pegasus version now affects Android. UK on alert for ISIS infrastructure cyberattack. DPRK tied, again, to Bangladesh Bank heist. Fancy Bear and Turla updates. Samsung Tizen 0-day. Tax season security.  2017-04-04
WikiLeaks dumps alleged CIA obfuscation code. Attribution skeptics speculate about Russian ops (or the lack thereof). ISIS information operations manual revealed. RATs in the wild. 2017-04-03
Fancy Bear's phishing expeditions. Cryptowars and privacy regs in the EU. Is that really you, Dr. Niebuhr?  2017-03-31
Apple patched this week—how are your systems? Lastpass working on a patch for an undescribed bug (said to be complex). What IT staff actually work on. And a long talk about emerging Administration cyber policy. 2017-03-30
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