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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
Best of: Daniel Ennis 2016-12-30
Buying Cyber Security - A CyberWire Special Edition 2016-12-30
Best of: Tom Coale 2016-12-29
Best of: Tom Wingfield 2016-12-28
Best of: Abby Smith Rumsey 2016-12-27
Daily & Week in Review: Gunnery hacking. Influence operations and a proportionate response thereto? Yahoo breach post mortems. NIST issues Special Publication 800-184: "Guide for Cybersecurity Event Recovery." 2016-12-23
Daily: ISIS offers Christmas inspiration (and it's got nothing to do with peace or good will). Fancy Bear makes a battlefield appearance. Blogging services under attack. 2016-12-22
Daily: Grid hacking in Ukraine? German terror investigations. Airliner vulnerability dispute. NIST wants post-quantum crypto standards. Project Wycheproof. Wassenaar update. 2016-12-21
Daily: Another Ukrainian power grid outage may have cyber causes. ShadowBrokers may have got Equation Group code from a rogue insider. WordPress brute-forcing. Evading volumetric detection. Methbot ad fraud. Wassenaar remains controversial.  2016-12-20
Daily: ShadowBrokers update. More consequences of the Yahoo! breach. Other sites suffer data compromises. US investigations of, plans for retaliation against, Russian influence operations proceed. 2016-12-19
Daily & Week in Review: US Election Assistance Commission hacked. US, Russia, swap hard words over influence operations. Ransomware updates. More on the effects of the Yahoo! breach. Autonomous vehicles approaching. 2016-12-16
Daily: Yahoo's big breach—industry reactions. Spyware circulates in the wild. Investigation of election hacking continues. Hacktivism and "faketivism." The ShadowBrokers are back. 2016-12-15
Daily: Nation-state hacking (and nation-state victims of hacking). Loyalty program breaches, and a new Android Trojan strain. 2016-12-14
Daily: SWIFT issues new fraud warnings. US investigates Russian influence operations. Patch news. Wages of sin are in-game purchases? 2016-12-13
Daily: Stressor, booter shoppers arrested. Small DDoS against Russian banks. Botnets and home routers. Popcorn Time ransomware. US investigates Russian influence operations. 2016-12-12
Daily & Week in Review: Korean cyber alert amid a presidential impeachment. Germany calls out Fancy Bear for influence ops. Georgia—the Dixie one, not the one in the Caucasus—demands a cyber explanation. Holiday phishing, the enduring DDoS threat, and 2016-12-09
Daily: IP theft in Germany. "Sledgehammer" looks like DDoS by Turkish patriotic hacktivists. Floki Bot and Dridex in the wild. Competition for cyber talent in a tight labor market. 2016-12-08
Daily: Ransomware updates. IP camera vulnerabilities. Steganography makes a comeback. Controlling content, with or without Internet autarky. Zo replaces Tay?  2016-12-07
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