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Cleaning ransomware out of the Play Store (but snakes still get into the walled garden, so watch your apps). Vigilantes, vulnerabilities, and industry news. 2017-01-25
Shamoon and Greenbug. HummingWhale purged from Play Store. Apple patches across its product line. Leadership changes at CIA, GCHQ. Lloyds Bank incident update. Honor among thieves? Nope. 2017-01-24
Fake news tweets (from hijackers, not opinion-makers). Ransomware. New Android Trojans. Closing in on Mirai's master? 2017-01-23
Carbanak gets trickier and more ambitious. Ransomware updates. It's beginning to look a lot like 1949 (at least from Moscow). 2017-01-20
France braces for election hacking. Ukrainian utility says December blackouts were hacker-induced. Finding "Fruitfly." Tracking Mirai's master. 2017-01-19
Carbanak gang is back. GhostAdmin works on data theft. Trolling security researchers. M&A notes. Pardons, commutations, and extraditions. 2017-01-18
Election influence and election security. Threats to power grids. Ransomware and phishing updates. Loyalty program risks. 2017-01-17
Grid hacking in Ukraine. Cellebrite breached. WhatsApp encryption issue. EyePyramid notes. Sharing SIGINT. IG looks at FBI. Guccifer 2.0 and the ShadowBrokers take their bows. 2017-01-13
Grid hacks and influence operations. Propaganda sauce spread liberally over geese and ganders. Peace sign hacks? Hamas catphishes the IDF. 2017-01-12
Shamoon is back, now with credentials for virtual desktops. Ukraine believes it was hacked again. Ransomware updates. Elections, investigations, and influence operations. The Pokemon threat? 2017-01-11
Witch hunts and yard sales. See relationships, not dox. Rebrandings, mergers, acquisitions, and executive moves. Building anti-witch capabilities. 2017-01-10
Election hacking, influence operations, and official reports. EU hacking concerns. Lawsuit over email's invention. Twitter frowns on unrequited love. Billy Bass, meet Alexa.   2017-01-09
Spearphishing in industrial espionage. Ransomware gets more widespread, ruthless, and perfidious. The US Intelligence Community assures the Senate that the Russians hacked the DNC. 2017-01-06
Indiscriminate IOCs erode confidence in attributions. Official leaks erode trust in information sharing. Exploit updates. 2017-01-05
Hacktivists claim to perform a public service. Once and Recorded Future ransomware. Attribution controversies. Disturbing toys. 2017-01-04
Attribution issues: one story fizzles; another looks disappointingly circumstantial. Great powers jostle in cyberspace. Hacktivists resurface online. So, alas, do terrorists. 2017-01-03
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