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Internecine phishing in the Palestinian Territories. What could Iran do in cyberspace? US Census 2020 and cybersecurity. Mobile voting. How to make bigger money in sextortion. 2020-02-13
Facebook takes down coordinated inauthenticity. US says it’s got the goods on Huawei. EU will leave facial recognition policy up to member states. Patch Tuesday. Counting on the caucus. 2020-02-12
Pyongyang’s guide to hacking on behalf of rogue regimes. RATs in the supply chain? Data exposures and data breaches. Securing elections (and caucuses, too). 2020-02-11
US indicts PLA officers in Equifax hack. Pyongyang shows pariah states how it’s done. DDoS in Iran. Updates on Democratic Party caucus IT issues. Likud has a buggy app, too. 2020-02-10
The Chameleon attacks Online Social Networks 2020-02-08
Chinese cyber espionage in Malaysia and Japan. Android Bluetooth bug. Google expels suspect apps from the Play store. More Iowa caucus finger-pointing. US preps indictments of Chinese nationals. 2020-02-07
Iowa caucus problems induced by buggy counting and reporting app. Bitbucket repositories used to spread malware. Gamaredon active again against Ukraine. Charming Kitten’s phishing. 2020-02-06
Update on the Iowa Democrats’ bad app. DDoS warning for state election sites. DDoS trends. New ransomware tracked. Tehran spoofing emails? Nintendo hacker pleads guilty. 2020-02-05
Buggy app delays count in Iowa Democratic caucus. US county election sites ill-prepared against influence ops. Twitter fixes API exploited by fake accounts. NIST on ransomware. 2020-02-04
More on EKANS, the ransomware with an ICS kicker. Shipping company customer-facing IT disrupted in cyber incident. Coronavirus as phishbait. Election security, new DoD rules, and insider threats. 2020-02-03
Eric Haseltine on his book, "The Spy in Moscow Station." 2020-02-02
Tracking one of China's hidden hacking groups - Research Saturday 2020-02-01
The Winnti Group is interested in Hong Kong protestors. The UK, the US, and the EU all look for a cooperative way forward into 5G. DDoS for hire hits an independent Serbian media outlet. Ransomware may have hit a US defense contractor. EvilCorp is back. T 2020-01-31
Hacking the UN. Avast closes Jumpshot over privacy uproar. Facebook settles a biometric lawsuit. Data exposures, a LiveRamp compromise, and more newly aggressive ransomware. 2020-01-30
Ransomware in industrial control systems. Phone hacks, proved and unproved. Britain’s compromise decision on Huawei. Wawa cards in the Joker’s Stash. CardPlanet boss pleads guilty. 2020-01-29
Huawei will play in UK infrastructure, at least a little. Citizen Lab on KINGDOM, a Pegasus operator. Avast and sale of user data. Happy Data Privacy Day. 2020-01-28
A cyber espionage campaign is to use DNS hijacking. More observations on l’affaire Bezos. Operation Night Fury versus e-commerce hackers. Farewell to Clayton Christensen. 2020-01-27
Hank Thomas and Mike Doniger, getting the specs on the cyber SPAC 2020-01-26
Know Thine Enemy - Identifying North American Cyber Threats - Research Saturday 2020-01-25
PupyRAT is back. So is the Konni Group. Twitter storm over claims that MBS hacked Jeff Bezos. Anti-disinformaiton laws considered. Canada is ready to impose costs on cyber attackers. 2020-01-24
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