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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
Bear prints around the Czech Foreign Ministry. Tinker, tailor, soldier, hacker, Humpty Dumpty. Gamer forum breaches. Where in the world is Phineas Phisher? 2017-02-01
Ransomware updates. Netgear vulnerabilities and patches. Breaking Android pattern lock. Delegated Recovery. Information operations. 2017-01-31
Special Edition: 2017 Cyber Security Forecast 2017-01-31
Russian treason arrests may be tied to espionage. ANSSI director warns of cyber jihad. Symantec remediates Shamoon 2. U.S. Cellular was not breached. 2017-01-30
LeakedSource is down. DoubleFlag's called out for bogus stolen goods. Fancy Bear is in UK, German networks. Shamoon alert in Saudi Arabia. Scamming tech support scammers. 2017-01-27
Dark Web trading post compromised. Ransomware updates. Reactions to Risk Based Security's 2016 breach report. International cyber conflict notes, and a treason case in Russia. 2017-01-26
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
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