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Breaches at AV companies? Pyongyang’s ElectricFish. Symantec’s CEO steps down. Calls to break up Facebook and regulate the pieces. US Federal indictments for leaks and breaches. Verizon DBIR reviewed. 2019-05-10
Someone is after Tehran’s hackers. GitLab misconfiguration. AI’s attack potential. Amazon pursues hackers who defrauded sellers. DeepDotWeb indictments. Evil Clippy. Lunch hacks in San Mateo. 2019-05-09
Turla’s new backdoor. Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report. Bad actors seek to influence the EU. US CYBERCOM preps for 2020. Baltimore’s ransomware. Monolingual content moderation. 2019-05-08
Reverse engineering Equation Group attack tools (and putting them to bad use). Hacking, jamming, and airstrikes. Taking down coordinated inauthenticity. How big is the dark web? 2019-05-07
Supply chain hacking campaign looks like espionage. Airstrikes versus hackers. FTC versus Facebook. Notes from the Global Cyber Innovation Summit. What’s up with MegaCortex. 2019-05-06
Sea Turtle state-sponsored DNS hijacking — Research Saturday 2019-05-04
Utility hack update. Surveillance tool proliferation. Exploit black market. Novel ransomware, old distro channel. Notes from the Global Cyber Innovation Summit. 2019-05-03
Wipro update. Office 365 attacks. The "Smart Content Store" is bad mojo. Russian Internet sovereignty. Global Cyber Innovation Summit notes. 2019-05-02
US Energy Department alludes to March cyber incident. BND 19-02 is out. Facebook likes privacy. Assange gets a short nickel. 2019-05-01
Telnet may not be the backdoor you’re looking for. Large PII database left exposed by parties unknown. DHS has a Critical Functions List. ISIS inspiration is back. 2019-04-30
IoT devices exposed in peer-to-peer software vulnerability. Car hacking claims. More warnings of possible violence in Sri Lanka. Curating app stores for security. eScooter’s “voices” hacked. 2019-04-29
Deep Learning threatens 3D medical imaging integrity — Research Saturday 2019-04-27
Sri Lanka bombing investigation updates. Cryptojacking targets enterprises in East Asia. Oracle web server zero-day. The criminal-to-criminal credential-stuffing market. Who talked about Huawei in UK? 2019-04-26
Pledging allegiance to ISIS, and then going forth to kill. Adware in Google Play. Context-aware phishbait. Facebook and the FTC. Server crash or exit scam? 2019-04-25
Sri Lanka bombing investigation update. Christchurch call. ShadowHammer moves upstream. Carbanak in VirusTotal after all. Spoofing banks. Bots vs. Mueller Report. ASD’s best practices. 2019-04-24
ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka massacre. Spearphishing embassies in Europe. How the Blockchain Bandit probably did it. Mexican embassy doxed. 2019-04-23
Sri Lanka’s social media clamp-down, and investigation of Easter massacres. CIA said to have details on Huawei’s relationship with China’s security services. Marcus Hutchins pleads guilty. 2019-04-22
Undetectable vote manipulation in SwissPost e-voting system — Research Saturday 2019-04-20
Observations on the Mueller Report. Doxing Iranian intelligence. Insecure messaging. Old Excel macros. Wipro hack and gift cards. 2019-04-19
Mueller Report is out. Sea Turtle DNS-manipulation campaign. Over-privileged and under-honest apps kicked out of Google Play. Facebook has another privacy incident. Fraud and destruction. 2019-04-18
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