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Cyberspace and "Cold War Two." Who's leaking to WikiLeaks? Wishbone breached—warn the kids. Crimeware-as-a-service. The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act. 2017-03-17
Lazarus Group is back. Dun & Bradstreet loses data; so does ABTA. Patriotic cyber rioting or state influence operations. US indicts four in the Yahoo! breach. 2017-03-16
Influence ops, third-party apps with an appetite for permissions, and criminal competition. Google purges malicious apps from the Play Store. Advice for whistleblowers. Farewell to Becky Bace. 2017-03-15
Canadian government sites recover from the Apache Struts vulnerability. FireEye's M-Trends report is out, calling out greater sophistication in financial cybercrime. USAF accidentally exposes SF86s. Vault 7 update. 2017-03-14
Vault 7 updates—observers speculate about an inside leaker. Pre-loaded Android malware raises supply chain concerns. Ransomware in Japan. Convincing Chrome-spoofing malware. GCHQ warns UK parties to expect Russian influence operations. 2017-03-13
WikiLeaks, responsible disclosure, and insider threats. Playstation credentials rumored to have been compromised. Apache Struts bug being actively exploited. DPRK missile cyber security. A look at West African cybergangs. 2017-03-10
Vault 7 doesn't show much evidence of false flag operations. The most interesting question the WikiLeaks dump raises is, where did the material come from? RAND studies the zero-day market. The Near Abroad wishes for more US soft power. 2017-03-09
WikiLeaks and Vault 7 2017-03-08
StoneDrill succeeds Shamoon. Trojanized Android Facebook Lite. Progressive groups threatened with doxing, blackmail. WikiLeaks' Vault 7. Hacking back? Wiretapping? 2017-03-07
RSA 2017 Roundup – Perspectives, Pitches and Predictions 2017-03-07
Warnings of DNSMessenger. Cyber deterrence, and cyber offensive operations. Notes on DDoS. Election surveillance allegations.   2017-03-06
Risk mitigation scores some wins this week. Amazon finds the typo that took out the Internet. Symantec gets into the VC game. Yahoo! agonistes. Wassenaar's prospects. PRC wants cyber peace. And farewell to Howard Schmidt. 2017-03-03
Online banking funds transfer fraud. Telegram and phone scams. FCC regulatory update. Insider threats in the IC. And bad robots. 2017-03-02
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
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