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The Week that Was

Every Saturday, the CyberWire takes a look back in the Week that Was, a narrative summary of the past seven days' significant cyber security news. Designed for busy professionals who need a week-to-week perspective on developments and trends, the Week that Was provides context for the breaking stories of the day. Every issue is organized topically, with inline links to sources the reader can follow for amplified detail. Like the Daily News Briefing, the Week that Was is delivered to subscribers by email, free and spam-free.

Recent Issues
Issue 40

Seeding attack on supply chain? GRU exposed. Pyongyang's cybercrime wave. Information ops. Industry notes.

Issue 39

Facebook breached. Influence operations and election hacking. Adventures in content moderation. Terror in Iran. Privacy regulation. Industry notes.

Issue 38

Magecart in the wild. OilRig evolves. US cyber strategy. Russian information ops. Crime, courts, commerce, and invention.

Issue 37

Apps behaving badly. Magecart capers. US Executive Order on imposition of costs. Law and litigation. Industry notes.

Issue 36

Anglo-Russian cyber conflict. Stone Panda tracked. Election security. Malicious apps in the Apple Store. Industry notes.

Issue 35

Medical device flaws. Irregular disclosure of a Windows exploit. Influence operations, content moderation. Industry notes.

Issue 34

Information ops, both Russian and Iranian, and one election-hacking false alarm. Hacking back is back. Crypto-wars updates.

Issue 33

Foreshadow speculative execution issue. Election security. Crypto wars. More assertive US cyber policies.

Issue 32

WannaCry never left. Pyongyang's new RAT. Notes on cybercrime. Sanctions and hybrid warfare. Industry notes.

Issue 31

Reddit gets hacked. Sandworm phishes Swiss lab. RASPITE vs. ICS. Pegasus found in Amnesty phones. Automotive cybersecurity.

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