Berserk Bear is back, and still loves that critical infrastructure honey. COVID-19 apps: good, bad, and bogus. Android issues discovered. A FIN7 arrest. Mr. Faraday’s underwear.
The evolution of malware, both criminal and state-run.
Naming and shaming is the worst thing we can do.
An election database leaks. Phishing from Firebase. Shiny Hunters sell Mathway user records. COVID-19-themed scams. On that return to the office thing...
Cyberwar, cybercrime, and hacktivism: updates on all three. Contact tracing and its discontents. Cybersecurity economic trends during the pandemic.
Cyber espionage: many operations and many targets. Misinformation and online fraud during the pandemic. Beer and conviviality versus operational security.
Cyber conflict in the Middle East. EasyJet breached. More errors than exploits. The Dark Web during the pandemic. 5G misinformation. REvil updates.
Supercomputers as cryptomining rigs. UK grid operator recovers from hack. EU Parliament data exposure. REvil ransomware gang promises dirty laundry. US-China conflict. Catphishing.
Gangnam Industrial Style APT campaign targets South Korea.
Malware versus air-gapped systems. Ransomware against utilities and hospitals. Lessons for cybersecurity from the pandemic response. Outlaw blues.
ARCHER incident. Contact tracing smishing. Malware vs. air gaps. A surcharge for deletion. Anti-creepware. 5G coronavirus delusions.
More data theft by ransomware. Patch Tuesday notes. Espionage and possible data corruption against COVID-19 researchers. Be a role model for your AI.
Cyberwar looms in the Middle East? Hidden Cobra’s fangs described. Evasive Astaroth. Ransomware in Texas courts. COVID-19 espionage. Content moderation.
Cyberattacks with kinetic consequences. Thunderspy and evil maids. Developing background to the US bulk power security executive order. Conspiracy theories and the culture of social media.
Cybersecurity First Principles
The U.S. campaign trail is actually quite secure.
PLA cyber espionage, and training WeChat censorship algorithms against the Chinese diaspora. Snake is back, and so is Charming Kitten. Election security. Recruiting money mules.
Mining Monero. A RAT in a 2FA app. The decline of the Cereal botnet. Markets during the pandemic. Ransomware in Taiwan. Twitter appeals to reason.
Taking down coordinated inauthenticity. Contact tracing and other COVID-19 notes. BlackInfinity taken down.
Bear hunt in the Bundestag. Kaiji botnet described. Cryptojacking. Joint US-UK warning against attacks on COVID-19 response. Contact tracing. Puppy scams.