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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 47

Takedowns, espionage, reconnaissance, and one very large breach. Industry news and notes. Brexit, Snakemackerel, Cobalt Dickens, UPnProxy, EternalSilence,...

Issue 46

Error, not espionage. Operation Shaheen. New Spectre, Meltdown flaws. Cyber conflict. Liberty Eclipse's black start. Industry notes.

Issue 45

US elections are over (save for recounts). BGP issues. Son of Stuxnet? Bank pilferage. Industry notes.

Issue 44

Bleeding Bit. Kraken Cryptor & other ransomware strains. Election disruption & deterrence. BGP hijacking. Industry notes.

Issue 43

CYBERCOM wants GRU to know it cares. TRISIS/TRITON updates. Troll indictments. American GDPR? Legal notes, industry news.

Issue 42

Chasing shadows. Facebook breach the work of spammers. Not Comment Crew. BlackEnergy now Grey. Law, commerce, innovation.

Issue 41

Waking up from a supply chain nightmare? GRU watch. Google plus trouble. Facebook purges inauthenticity. Industry notes.

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.

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