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Mirai, "Botnet #14," hits Liberian networks. Anonymous doesn't much care for either jihad or the Man. A new security company forms with acquisition of Cryptzone, Catbird, Easy Solutions, and Brainspace. Election hacking updates. 2016-11-04
Daily: Sources say FBI is confident foreign intelligence services penetrated former Secretary of State's private email server. WikiLeaks says it's not a Russian tool. Notes on industry; notes on cybercrime. 2016-11-03
Daily: To disclose or not to disclose…in public. A look into the dark web. Chrome and Firefox disallow shaky certificates. Anonymous gets an incomplete. The Shadow Brokers are still after the Wealthy Elite. 2016-11-02
Daily: The Shadow Brokers say trick or treat to the Amerikanski. Are free elections like free beer? Google wants faster patching. The state of Mirai. 2016-11-01
Daily: Halloween special: mummies, lycanthropes, vampires, villagers with pitchforks, and virtual stakes through virtual hearts. 2016-10-31
Daily & Week in Review: Not all experts agree you should resign yourself to being hacked. The state of fraud, 2016. Ransomware and DDoS updates. The Kremlin gets doxed. 2016-10-28
Special Edition: Exploring Cyber Security Education 2016-10-28
Daily: DDoS concerns mount—not just Mirai botnets, but LDAP exploitation. Ukrainian hacktivists release emails they say belong to one of Putin's closest advisors. (Moscow says they're fake. Moscow's on its own.) 2016-10-27
Daily: Youth and cyber make a bad-news-good-news story (it's complicated). Mirai DDoS may be the work of skids. ISIS adjusts its messaging. 2016-10-26
Daily: The Mirai botnet DDoS attack, its consequences and attribution, with commentary from various observers. 2016-10-25
Daily: Recovering from Friday's IoT-botnet driven Internet outages. Industry notes and news of cyber conflict in East Asia and the Middle East. And US-Russian tension in cyberspace remains high. 2016-10-24
Daily & Week in Review: Bear again, and WikiLeaks (also again). Chinese hackers return, now after infrastructure companies. Debit card hacking epidemic in India. 2016-10-21
Daily: CyberMaryland updates. Great power cyber conflict (and organized cyber crime on the side). Vote hacking, agents of influence, and information operations. IoT botnets continue to romp. 2016-10-20
Daily: Blockchains at a brewery. Ecuador says it cut Assange's Internet connection. US retaliation against Russian cyber ops may aim at embarrassment. Ransomware in London's City. 2016-10-19
Daily: Assange still has asylum, but not so much connectivity. RT's banking woes. US-Russian cyber relations continue to worsen. General (ret.) Cartwright pleads guilty to lying about Stuxnet leaks. Email server controversy gutters on. 2016-10-18
Daily: Pakistan phishes Indian Army. US election hacks continue as the US investigates and mulls its response. New ransomware strains. More IoT botnet infestations. ISIS struggles to explain loss of Dabiq. 2016-10-17
Daily & Week in Review: Political hacks: email, Twitter, and iCloud. Calls mount for tough US response to Russian cyber operations. Two Android vulnerabilities and one threat revealed. Verizon calls Yahoo! breach "material." 2016-10-14
Daily: Patriotic hacktivism in South Asia? US, Russia cyber stare-down continues. IoT devices exploited as proxies. Cyber sector sees market volatility. Cartels launder money through games. 2016-10-13
Daily: Australia confirms foreign intelligence service hacked Bureau of Meteorology. TV5Monde and its false-flag hack. Trojan hitting SWIFT. Patch Tuesday notes. US-Russian cyber showdown. 2016-10-12
Daily: US attributes DNC hacking to Russian government, promises to protect itself. Russia dismisses attribution as "rubbish." WikiLeaks posts Clinton campaign emails. 2016-10-11
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