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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 2

The US is on alert for Iranian cyberattacks. APT33 focuses on the electric sector. Austria's Foreign Ministry hacked.

Issue 1

Drone strikes and asymmetric retaliation. Microsoft vs. Thallium. Cloud Hopper revisited. More on Ryuk. Policy notes, and industry news.

Issue 40

Gangnam Industrial Style. Ransomware operators exfiltrate data. Wawa data breach.

Issue 39

Phishing procurement agencies. Hacking Telegram accounts. Anchor malware prioritizes stealth.

Issue 38

Iranian threat actors have a new wiper. China fires its Great Cannon. Dridex gang indicted and sanctioned.

Issue 37

Kittens in the ICS? Someone must own that server that exposed four terabytes of PII. Google Play's Sandworm infestation. Louisiana vs. ransomware. Gekko...

Issue 36

DPRK still busy in cyberspace. Pemex recovering from ransomware. GridEx V. APT33 is back. Industry news and legal notes.

Issue 35

Security for off-off-year elections. Facebook Groups data access issue. Pegasus in India. BlueKeep. Legal, industry notes.

Issue 34

Lawfare against spyware. DTrack in Kudankulam. Influence campaigns. Industry and policy notes.

Issue 33

False flags, criminal connections, and deniable operations. Industry notes, and news in superposition.

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