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Lone wolves howl to each other over WhatsApp? Industry yawns at WikiLeaks zero-days. How online gamers cheat. America's JobLink breach update. Ukrainian artillery hack notes. April 7 deadlines. 2017-03-27
WikiLeaks' Vault 7 "Dark Matter" docs. Information operations, Russian style and ISIS style. Job database exposed.  2017-03-24
Newly disclosed threats and vulnerabilities, mostly criminal. Catphishing peer review. The US may indict North Korea for the Bangladesh Bank heist.   2017-03-23
Laptop restrictions are for physical, not cyber reasons. Necurs is back, pumping and dumping. MajikPOS notes. 2017-03-22
Extortion claims. Election influence operations seem likely to continue. A Russian bank claims it's being framed by DNS spoofing. "Cyber Pearl Harbor" fears may be a distraction. 2017-03-21
Careless criminals, Cisco mitigations, and Vault 7 disclosure conditions. A look at the Atlantic Council's Cyber 9/12. Cabin fever and malware infections. Kirk ransomware. 2017-03-20
Cyberspace and "Cold War Two." Who's leaking to WikiLeaks? Wishbone breached—warn the kids. Crimeware-as-a-service. The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act. 2017-03-17
Lazarus Group is back. Dun & Bradstreet loses data; so does ABTA. Patriotic cyber rioting or state influence operations. US indicts four in the Yahoo! breach. 2017-03-16
Influence ops, third-party apps with an appetite for permissions, and criminal competition. Google purges malicious apps from the Play Store. Advice for whistleblowers. Farewell to Becky Bace. 2017-03-15
Canadian government sites recover from the Apache Struts vulnerability. FireEye's M-Trends report is out, calling out greater sophistication in financial cybercrime. USAF accidentally exposes SF86s. Vault 7 update. 2017-03-14
Vault 7 updates—observers speculate about an inside leaker. Pre-loaded Android malware raises supply chain concerns. Ransomware in Japan. Convincing Chrome-spoofing malware. GCHQ warns UK parties to expect Russian influence operations. 2017-03-13
WikiLeaks, responsible disclosure, and insider threats. Playstation credentials rumored to have been compromised. Apache Struts bug being actively exploited. DPRK missile cyber security. A look at West African cybergangs. 2017-03-10
Vault 7 doesn't show much evidence of false flag operations. The most interesting question the WikiLeaks dump raises is, where did the material come from? RAND studies the zero-day market. The Near Abroad wishes for more US soft power. 2017-03-09
WikiLeaks and Vault 7 2017-03-08
StoneDrill succeeds Shamoon. Trojanized Android Facebook Lite. Progressive groups threatened with doxing, blackmail. WikiLeaks' Vault 7. Hacking back? Wiretapping? 2017-03-07
RSA 2017 Roundup – Perspectives, Pitches and Predictions 2017-03-07
Warnings of DNSMessenger. Cyber deterrence, and cyber offensive operations. Notes on DDoS. Election surveillance allegations.   2017-03-06
Risk mitigation scores some wins this week. Amazon finds the typo that took out the Internet. Symantec gets into the VC game. Yahoo! agonistes. Wassenaar's prospects. PRC wants cyber peace. And farewell to Howard Schmidt. 2017-03-03
Online banking funds transfer fraud. Telegram and phone scams. FCC regulatory update. Insider threats in the IC. And bad robots. 2017-03-02
Internet outages were errors, not attacks. Evolving Trojans and botnets. M&A news. Cyber casus belli. Terminators and teddy bears. 2017-03-01
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