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Internet outages were errors, not attacks. Evolving Trojans and botnets. M&A news. Cyber casus belli. Terminators and teddy bears. 2017-03-01
Alleged BND surveillance of news organizations. Snake Wine in Japan, for disinformation? Singapore military phished. Google discloses more Microsoft unpatched bugs. Cloudbleed update. CloudPets may have privacy issues. 2017-02-28
If I Only Had a Brain... Artificial Intelligence Gets Real at RSA 2017 - CyberWire Special Edition 2017-02-28
Cloudbleed and what it means to you. Ransomware updates. News from the Moscow treason trials. Coachella Festival breached. 2017-02-27
SHA-1 is broken. Grizzly Steppe and Carbanak. M&A notes. Linux patched. Arrest in Deutsche Telekom hack. The insecurities of connected cars.  2017-02-24
Patcher ransomware. Locky, Cryptowall, and Cerber are still active; so is old-fashioned blackmail. NSA keeps the VEP. Reactions to New York State's cyber regs for banks. Observations of BugDrop, and thoughts on cyber war and attribution. 2017-02-23
Influence operations. A new Mirai version is potentially more dangerous than the old one. Proofs of concept. New York's cyber security regulations for banks. What Verizon will get from Yahoo! 2017-02-22
A coming surge in North Korean hacking? Middle Eastern cyber espionage campaigns. Microsoft patch issues. Infowar updates. NIST's draft electrical utility cyber guidance. Problematic toys. 2017-02-21
International norms of cyber conflict. Fancy Bear's tradecraft (with a side of дезинформа́ция). RDPPatcher, Cerber, Ticketbleed, and Hermes. And the vibe around RSA 2017. 2017-02-17
Ukraine accused Russia of renewed hacking by BlackEnergy actors. ASLR bypass proof-of-concept reported.  Notes from RSA, and an update on Android gunnery malware. 2017-02-16
Nation-states or criminal gangs? Update on Polish banking attacks. And an update on RSA. 2017-02-15
RSA Updates. Microsoft calls for Geneva Convention for cyber. Phishing. 2017-02-14
Cyber attacks reported in the Middle East, from both states and non-state actors. Italy's Foreign Ministry hacked for months in 2016. Cyber and kinetic operations. RSA's Innovation Sandbox. 2017-02-13
Patching: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Script kiddies and disinhibition (with a caution about attribution). Industry notes, RSA, and Valentine's Day. 2017-02-10
The Martin NSA-contractor case. Fileless malware hits banks worldwide. DDoS tools undergo refinement. Ransomware developments. Industry notes. 2017-02-09
Islamist hackers hit websites in Britain and Austria. Mac malware linked to Iran. Criminals follow the money into the cloud. M&A notes. Dendroid RAT author gets probation. 2017-02-08
Brokerages in Taiwan face DDoS extortion. Polish banks hit in watering hole attack. Cyber vigilantes. Information operations. ShadowBrokers update? 2017-02-07
Crime, not education. Slot machine scams. Ransomware updates. Fancy Bear in Norway? Russian treason charges. GCHQ say no to "witchcraft." 2017-02-06
Jailbreaking or forensics? W-2s and business email compromise. Router vulnerabilities. Windows zero-day. Enterprise security priorities. Iranians cyber ops and Iranian dissent. US-Russian cyber tensions. 2017-02-03
A black market for insider information. Cisco studies data breaches. The Internet as a threat actor's R&D infrastructure. 2017-02-02
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