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Indian cross-border strikes against Pakistani sites allegedly implicated in terrorist attacks within India appear to have prompted a phishing campaign from Pakistan against Indian Army targets.

WikiLeaks continues to harry the campaign of former Secretary of State Clinton. The campaign says the leaks were achieved by hacking, which the campaign is comparing to the 1972 Watergate break-in. The FBI is said to be investigating, but won't say much about the latest Podesta leaks beyond, yes, we're investigating things. Russian intelligence services are generally suspected. Buzz Feed has a profile of Fancy Bear, with an interesting rundown on the GRU unit's long history of cyber operations against non-US targets.

Sierra Wireless warns that cellular gear has been roped into the Mirai Internet-of-things DDoS botnet. Another IoT threat—"Luabot"—has also appeared.

A curious new strain of ransomware—"Exotic," you can recognize it by the Hitler imagery it uses—isn't actually a threat, yet, according to its discoverers at MalwareHunterTeam. Exotic's developer, "EvilTwin," seems more interested in cozying up to security researchers than in effective cybercrime, thanking them for their feedback and sharing screenshots.

More dangerous is CryPy, which, according to Kaspersky, encrypts individual files each with their own key.

The authors of Dyre (quiescent since last November) are working on a new banking Trojan, "Trickbot," which Fidelis reports has surfaced in Australia and Canada.

ISIS messaging is being challenged to explain the loss of Dabiq, which ISIS had prophesied would be the site of the final victorious battle against the kufar.


Today's issue includes events affecting Australia, Canada, European Union, Georgia, Germany, India, Iraq, Ireland, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Syria, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States.

A note to our readers: This afternoon we'll be at Jailbreak in Laurel, Maryland, for Novetta's seminar on blockchain technology. We'll have a report later this week.

And, we're now into the third week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This week's theme is "Recognizing and Combating Cyber Crime."

The CyberWire's regular daily Podcast will be out later this afternoon, with interviews, educational tips, and more on the stories of the day. Today our partner Malek Ben Salem, of Accenture Technology Labs, discusses semantic technology for security analytics. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider giving it an iTunes review.

Cyber Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities

Pakistan launches sneaky cyber attack on Indian Army (New Indian Express) India’s cross-border surgical strikes involved real men and real bullets. In a counter- offensive, Pakistan is using computers and virus-laden emails to ‘attack’ the Indian Army. Launching a cyber war

ISIS suffers major symbolic defeat with loss of Dabiq (Christian Science Monitor) The Islamic State has lost the Syrian city of Dabiq, a central part of its claim to be the bringers of an apocalyptic battle with the West

The Battle of Dabiq: Will ISIS Sell Out the Apocalypse? (Strategy Page) The looming battle for the small Syrian town of Dabiq presents Islamic State commanders with a well-deserved dilemma

Meet Fancy Bear (Buzz Feed) For the first time in history, Washington has accused a foreign government of trying to influence the US election. Sheera Frenkel investigates the Russian group accused of hacking the US election — and finds they’ve been practicing for this moment for a long time

WIKILEAKS: Clinton Sent Intelligence Info To Podesta’s Hacked Email Account (Daily Caller) Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton sent a lengthy Middle East intelligence breakdown in an email to longtime ally and lobbyist John Podesta while he was working in the White House

FBI (re)issues statement on Podesta hack (Politico) The FBI is reacting to the hacking of Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta's emails by re-issuing a broadly-worded statement about cyber threats to those active in American politics

Republicans hacked, skimmed NRSC donations sent to Russian domain (CSO) Hundreds, if not thousands of donations made to the NRSC this year were likely compromised

Clinton camp to compare email hacks to Watergate (The Hill) Hillary Clinton's campaign is reportedly set to compare the recent hack of her campaign chairman's emails to the Watergate scandal that brought down Richard Nixon

Hacking Voting Systems: A Reality Check (Dark Reading) Can democracy be hacked? Yes, but not in the way you might think

Election Hackers Could Erase You (Daily Beast) Cyber intruders could manipulate voter registration files and wreak havoc on Election Day. The FBI, Homeland Security, and states are preparing to keep the worst from happening

Beware of all-powerful DDoS malware infecting cellular gateways, feds warn (Ars Technica) Sierra Wireless confirms that devices it manufactures were infected by Mirai

Sierra Wireless Warns Cellular Data Gear Targeted by Mirai Malware (Threatpost) Sierra Wireless is warning customers to change default factory credentials on its AireLink gatway communications gear or risk being infected by Mirai malware

Exotic Ransomware Author Tries to be Friends with Security Researchers (Softpedia) Ransomware author is more interested in making friends rather than writing a professional ransomware

CryPy Ransomware Encrypts Each File Individually with a Special Key (HackRead) New ransomware CryPy can encrypt each file individually with a special key — the C&C of this ransomware is hosted on a hacked Israeli server

Dyre Authors Apparently Working on New Banking Trojan (Security Week) At least one of the individuals involved in the development of the notorious Dyre (Dyreza) banking Trojan has apparently started working on a new piece of malware dubbed “TrickBot”

StrongPity malware corrupts legit WinRaR, TrueCrypt installers (Windows Report) Kaspersky Lab’s security team stumbled across a newly discovered malware called StrongPity that allegedly corrupts legitimate WinRAR and TrueCrypt files

Malware Targeting Cable Modems (Security Zap) LuaBot – a malware targeting Linux platforms was quite active in last few months is trying to spread its wings transcending multiple attack vectors. It potentially also targets IoT devices and web servers turning these infected systems into bots within a larger botnet controlled by a perpetrator

New Acecard trojan malware asks victims to pose for selfies with their ID cards (Silicon Angle) A new variant of the Acecard trojan malware for Android has been discovered that asks gullible Android users to pose for selfies with their ID cards

Ghost Push Trojan Flourishing Via Malicious Links (Threatpost) Cheetah Mobile says the scourge of Ghost Push malware is still taking its toll on Android devices nearly two years after making its debut. Now the research firm is trying to track down how Ghost Push and other Trojans have remained so prolific despite mitigation efforts

Cyber Attack On Major Airlines? (Information Security Buzz) Following the news that fears of a campaign of cyber attacks on leading airlines have grown after a “systems issue” delayed dozens of United Airlines flights worldwide, Mark James, security specialist at ESET commented below

Self-Checkout Skimmers Go Bluetooth (KrebsOnSecurity) This blog has featured several stories about payment card skimming devices designed to be placed over top of credit card terminals in self-checkout lanes at grocery stores and other retailers

Cards at Risk as Online Skimming Jumps 69% (Infosecurity Magazine) Security researchers are warning that the number of e-commerce stores infected with credit card stealing malware has risen 69% over the past year, with many site owners failing to take action

Top 5 hacks you may have missed amid the Yahoo breach buzz (International Business Times) Find out the news about the hacked nuclear plant, Turkey's block on Google, undisclosed zero-days and more

Security Patches, Mitigations, and Software Updates

Plone CMS 4.3.11 And 5.0.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities (IEDB) Plone is a free and open source content management system built on top of the Zope application server

Cisco patches critical authentication flaw in conferencing servers (Computerworld) Hackers could exploit the issue to masquerade as legitimate users

IBM: Yes, it's true. We leaned on researchers to censor exploit info (Register) Big Blue says this isn't normal practice as infosec bods take down proof-of-concept code

You should update Adobe Flash Player and Acrobat reader now (USB Port) Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE) has made several security fixes to Flash Player, Acrobat Reader, and Creative Cloud. The October patch addressed 84 vulnerabilities found in the company’s trio of products

Cyber Trends

UK banks under constant cyber-attack but don't report incidents (Engineering & Technology) The number of cyber-attacks on British banks is on the rise, but financial institutions are avoiding reporting incidents to authorities as they fear punishment, researchers have claimed

There is lack of education on cyber security issues in India: Akamai's Sudeep Charles (Economic Times) In an interview with ETtech, Sudeep Charles, Product Marketing Manager, Security, Akamai Technologies brings light on the Cyber security issues that India faces, Akamai’s cloud security strategy and the evolution of botnets

Cyber-security experts, hackers seen clashing for self-driving cars’ control (Business Mirror) Self-driving cars are creating a new front upon which cyber-security professionals and hackers are bound to battle in the coming years

Malwarebytes Thinks Potentially Unwanted Programs Are Malware (Security Intelligence) Manufacturers have long used and abused bundling software to collect placement fees from software marketers


Yahoo scraps earnings call amid Verizon deal drama (CNN Money) Investors will have to wait a little longer to see Yahoo execs grilled over the Verizon acquisition drama

The DMV’s cyber community is steadily attracting more interest from venture capitalists (Washington Post) D.C. has always been dwarfed by rival technology hubs when it comes to investment dollars, a shortcoming that has caused the region to lose some of its fastest-growing companies

UBS: Cybersecurity Heyday Is Over (PANW, SYMC) (Investopedia) While the threat of cybercrime continues to compel a growing number of organizations across industries worldwide to invest in cybersecurity, cyber stocks aren’t receiving the same frenzy from investors as a few years back

The Shady Patches With Fortinet (Seeking Alpha) Security spending is becoming less of a priority. Most security companies won’t realize stable earnings as the cyber security industry is shifting from a growth to a maturity phase. Fortinet will require a longer time to actualize its potentials as a long-term value play

Gigamon: New Cybersecurity Winner? (Investopedia) Network visibility and security provider Gigamon Inc. (GIMO) is predicted to win a larger market share in its niche of cybersecurity offerings. Analysts at Merrill Lynch have upgraded Gigamon stock to a buy in light of views that the company will outperform consensus estimates throughout 2018

Slow & Steady for Check Point Software (Gurua Focus) Check Point Software is transitioning itself from tech high-flyer to tech aristocrat, providing an opportunity for investors who want a predictable technology company

Symantec ready for market dominance following Blue Coat acquisition (CIO Dive) Symantec CEO Greg Clark said his company is ready for a comeback now that it’s completed its purchase of Blue Coat Systems

Security boom seen (Nation) Business opportunities regarding cybersecurity in Thailand are set to grow significantly in the coming years as the country speeds up the implementation of its “digital economy and society” initiatives

Irish log-in for Hillary’s cyber-team (Sunday Times) The cyber-security firm that fingered Russian hackers for breaches at the US Democratic National Convention is set for a move to Ireland

Products, Services, and Solutions

Microsoft: 'Apple can no more secure your iPhone than Google can secure Android' (ZDNet) Given the recent discovery of the Trident malware for iPhones, Microsoft thinks it's time businesses rethought their unwavering trust in iOS as a controlled ecosystem

Brian Krebs and Akamai: A lesson in reputational harm and a win for Google's Project Shield (CSO) Top cybersecurity blogger Brian Krebs is abandoned by Akamai, and protected by Google

VIPRE® Adds macOS Sierra Support to its Top-Rated Endpoint Security Solutions for Businesses (ThreatTrack) VIPRE helps secure businesses with Mac malware protection

Nok Nok adds a risk engine for FIDO driven authentication (Infosecurity Magazine) In February 2014, Quocirca reviewed the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) standard for authenticating consumers to web service providers

Lexumo Analytics Platform Alerts Customers to Vulnerability Discovered by Akamai in 2 Million IoT Devices (PRNewswire) Cybercriminals exploiting SSHowDowN vulnerability to mount massive coordinated attacks

Metasploit eyeing Linux and usability improvements; iOS support uncertain (TechRepublic) Metasploit owner Rapid7 is working on making its penetration testing software easier to use, more welcoming for Linux-based techniques, and a better partner to network security controls

Released: 1Password Teams for Windows (Help Net Security) AgileBits, the company behind popular password manager 1Password, has finally released 1Password Teams for Windows (6.0)

Technologies, Techniques, and Standards

Some Basic Security Tips for the Clinton Campaign (and Anyone Else) (Wired) The hacks keep on coming..Since the team clearly continues to be targeted, now seems like a good time to run down some basic security hygiene

Giant cyber wargame with 'dark scenario' of power cuts, ransomware and drones reaches its climax (Terrorism Watch) More than 700 security experts from government agencies, banks, cloud companies, battle fictional cyber-foes

Cyber Europe 2016: Analyzing realistic cybersecurity incidents (Help Net Security) The European ICT Industry is one of the most advanced in the world. Making the EU’s single market fit for the digital age could contribute €415 billion per year to the economy and create hundreds of thousands of new jobs

2 Do's and 2 Don'ts of Incident Response and Anomaly Detection (eSecurity Planet) Anomaly detection is growing in popularity as organizations get proactive about incident response. These practices help you get the most out of anomaly detection

How to implement an EFSS ransomware recovery plan (Help Net Security) Ransomware attacks are at an all-time high, and security experts warn it has become a matter of “when” not “if” your company will be breached. The number of victims has grown exponentially in 2016, spanning large enterprises to small businesses, across industries

Quickly audit and adjust SSH server configurations with SSH-audit (Help Net Security) SSH-audit is a standalone open source tool for auditing and fixing SSH server configurations. It has no dependencies and will run wherever Python is available

Spying is the new hacking: Here's how to fight back (ZDNet) How can businesses defend themselves from hackers using traditional espionage techniques?

Five 'Inefficient' Ways to Block Malicious Bots Targeting Your Website (Shield Square) Within the past decade, digital transformation has truly revolutionized the way we live and do businesses

IT Security Certifications: Which Ones Matter? (Go Certify) In a fascinating story for NetworkWorld, Senior Principal Analyst for the Enterprise Strategy Group Jon Oltsik distills the results of a recent annual research report titled The State of Cyber Security Professional Careers

Lab test reveals 10x productivity gain from real-time threat intelligence for SIEMs (Graham Cluley) Make sure to download your free copy of the industry's first lab test measuring productivity gains from threat intelligence

Design and Innovation

Move Over, Sherlock: Watson, Other AI Sicced on Cybercrooks (American Banker) As banks look for places to save time and effort by deploying artificial intelligence software, one logical place is cybercrime and fraud investigations

Will Quantum Computers Spell the Doom of Bitcoin? (Bitcoin News Service) The development of quantum computers may spell the doom of Bitcoin

How physical attributes are becoming security tokens (C4ISRNET) Col. Donald Hurst, project manager of Defense Department Biometrics in the Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (PEO IEW&S), is taking biometrics to a new level

Democracy for the Internet of Things (Help Net Security) In the past I’ve written a number of times on the way that the IoT potentially changes the relationship between governments and their constituents – and a profound change that will be

Research and Development

New cybersecurity lab examines 'computational FPSO' (Offshore) Until a few years ago, many offshore assets were able to operate their entire working lives using only the safety features that were installed during construction. But times are changing

A cryptography-based approach for movement decoding (BioRxIV) Brain decoders use neural recordings to infer a user's activity or intent. To train a decoder, we generally need infer the variables of interest (covariates) using simultaneously measured neural activity


Scottish exam authority admits 'typographical and coding errors' in computer science test (Computing) GCSE-equivalent paper contained “a number” of badly-worded questions as well as wrong information

Legislation, Policy, and Regulation

After blaming Russia for DNC hack, Obama weighs response (Christian Science Monitor Passcode) The Obama administration is planning to respond to Russia's suspected cyberattacks on US political organizations. What are its options?

Biden Hints at U.S. Response to Russia for Cyberattacks (New York Times) Since the Obama administration formally accused Russia about a week ago of trying to interfere in the election, there has been intense speculation about whether President Obama has ordered the National Security Agency to conduct a retaliatory cyberstrike

Sanction Russia for its alarming cyberattack on democracy (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) Regardless of party affiliation, Americans should condemn hacking

CIA Prepping for Possible Cyber Strike Against Russia (NBC News) The Obama administration is contemplating an unprecedented cyber covert action against Russia in retaliation for alleged Russian interference in the American presidential election, U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News

Trump underestimates the Russian cyber threat (The Hill) During the second presidential debate, Republican nominee Donald Trump hinted that perhaps we did not know if the Russians hacked the 2016 Democratic National Convention emails. He even explicitly said that "maybe there is no hacking"

U.S. responds to breaches with new IT security rules (Defense Systems) Responding to a series of massive breaches of government IT systems, U.S. cyber and acquisition officials are moving to tighten security standards for protecting "controlled unclassified information" that is processed, stored or transmitted on military contractors' IT platforms

New commander takes lead at Army Cyber Command (Army Times) Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone took command Friday of U.S. Army Cyber Command and Second Army at a time when the Army’s newest command is at the forefront of the nation’s effort to prevent a “cyber Pearl Harbor”

What's up with the Army's Guard and Reserve cyber forces (C4ISRNET) While the Army is continue to build out its cyber forces and bolster cyber capabilities, the Guard and Reserve component will also play a large role

Litigation, Investigation, and Law Enforcement

​Court Finds UK Spies Unlawfully Collected Bulk Data for Over a Decade (Motherboard) The UK government used its bulk collection powers, including sweeping up details on ordinary citizens’ internet usage, illegally for over a decade, according to privacy campaigners

US lawmakers want answers on Yahoo email surveillance (CSO) Group of 48 lawmakers asks for a briefing on the program from the DOJ and ODNI

Internet providers claim cyber attack, to meet senior cop (The Hindu) Internet service providers (ISPs), mainly from Mumbai and Pune, claimed they are being targeted in a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack for the second time in the last three months

FTC: Beware of Ransomware (Lexology) Earlier this month the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") held a workshop on ransomware, and will soon release guidance to businesses on how to mitigate the risk of a ransomware attack

The Privacy Protectors Won't Shut Up (Inverse) Activists are calling a legal victory for Open Whisper Systems, creators of the Signal messaging app, a win for all

Is Silicon Valley losing the fight over user data? (Christian Science Monitor Passcode) News that Yahoo and Apple collect information that can assist with government surveillance highlights a privacy tug-of-war between tech firms and law enforcement

A New Spy Scandal Exposes the Corruption of Privatized Intelligence (Nation) “This is corporate malfeasance and a direct threat to national security”

Rights Groups Want Snowden Pardoned. Are They Kidding? (Homeland Security Today) The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch announced a campaign to pardon Edward Snowden and “make the case that Snowden’s act of whistleblowing benefited the United States and enriched democratic debate worldwide”

Palantir says government job bias suit was based on faulty analysis (Silicon Valley Business Journal) Palantir Technologies filed a response on Friday to a government job discrimination bias lawsuit, calling the analysis by the U.S. Labor Department as faulty

Trend Micro’s Latest Legal Victory is a Win for the Real Innovators (Trend Micro SImply Security) At Trend Micro we’ve been protecting businesses, consumers and governments from cyber threats for more than 27 years now

New FBI files contain allegations of 'quid pro quo' in Clinton's emails (Fox News) FBI interview summaries and notes, provided late Friday to the House Government Oversight and Intelligence Committees, contain allegations of a "quid pro quo" between a senior State Department executive and FBI agents during the Hillary Clinton email investigation, two congressional sources told Fox News

Clinton Emails: Comey Lied And The Scandal Died (Investor's Business Daily) Corruption: When FBI Director James Comey dismissed the case against Hillary Clinton he said it was because no reasonable attorney would take the case. Now we learn that there were plenty who would have done so

Cybercriminals Get Another Good Reason to Avoid California (Bloomberg BNA) California unveiled yet another cybersecurity law enforcement tool with the Oct. 11 announcement of Fresno, California’s new California Cyber Crime Center (C4)

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