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After much speculation yesterday that the US had hacked him, WikiLeaks says Julian Assange's Internet connectivity was indeed cut, but by the Ecuadoran government. Assange is currently enjoying asylum in Ecuador's embassy in London; Ecuador was silent on connectivity issues but has said they will continue to extend Assange asylum.

Russia Today, a news outlet closely aligned with President Putin's government, has had some of its assets in the UK frozen.

Both WikiLeaks and Russia Today have been closely involved with, respectively, releasing and reporting on documents related to the campaign of US Presidential candidate Clinton. The US has blamed Russia's government for the hacks that compromised the files now being published, and has promised some unspecified form of retaliation. Retaliation is expected to "send a message" Russia's President cannot fail to misread; Russian spokesmen express both outrage at US intent and scorn for US capabilities.

The Shadow Brokers still haven't got any real bids on their auction of Equation Group tools. They tell anyone who may still believe this is a real auction that they've now had it—as the Register puts it, pay the Brokers ten Bitcoin "or the code gets it."

Retired US General Cartwright pleads guilty to lying to the FBI about discussions of Stuxnet with reporters. The New York Times expresses muted disapproval of the prosecution's First Amendment implications.

Reports claim classified material passed through then-Secretary of State Clinton's private email server. A State official is said to have sought retroactive declassification from the FBI.


Today's issue includes events affecting Ecuador, Iraq, Israel, Russia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, United States.

Some notes to our readers: Last night we were at the Jailbreak Brewing Company for one of the informative cyber security sessions they host. We'll have an account of what we heard later this week.

Thursday and Friday we'll be attending CyberMaryland, meeting this year at the Hilton Baltimore, across the street from Camden Yards in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Watch for live coverage, podcasting, and a full report in upcoming issues.

Also, it's 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 Markus Rauschecker of the University of Maryland's Center for Health and Homeland Security talks about privacy regulations for tracking children. Out guest is Ravi Balupari from Netskope, discussing the Virlock ransomware. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider giving it an iTunes review.

Cyber Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities

Wikileaks: Julian Assange's internet access 'cut' (BBC) Wikileaks says an unidentified "state actor" has shut down internet access for its founder Julian Assange

Free Julian Assange: Alleged Cyber Attack on WikiLeaks Came Just Before Organization Released Damaging New Hillary Clinton Videos, Supporters Claim (Inquisitr) Julian Assange may be the target of a political attack, with reports that WikiLeaks suffered a cyberattack this weekend that was timed to prevent the release of politically damaging information against Hillary Clinton

WikiLeaks Now Claims Ecuador Cut Off Julian Assange's Internet (Motherboard) On Monday, Motherboard reported that Julian Assange’s internet connection had been severed in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. WikiLeaks had initially blamed a “state actor,” but didn’t mention any such actor specifically

Asylum of WikiLeaks’ Assange not in question (CSO) The Ecuador embassy in London is said to have cut his internet connection

Julian Assange Dead? Cryptic WikiLeaks Tweets Have The Internet A Buzz (Hollywood Life) Puzzling tweets containing cryptic codes from the WikiLeaks Twitter account on October 16 had followers convinced that Julian Assange was dead. Even weirder, some people believed Pamela Anderson did him in! Click through to see the tweets!

Russia Today bank accounts 'frozen in UK' (Independent) 'Long live freedom of speech!' broadcaster's editor-in-chief says

‘US media ignores Clinton stealing Democratic nomination, engages in Russia-bashing instead’ (Russia Today) The story has nothing to do with the content of Clinton’s hacked emails, which show she stole the nomination from Bernie Sanders. The main story was submerged in this outcry against Russia, former CIA officer Ray McGovern told RT

The US plans to retaliate against Russia’s cyber-hacking campaign with a hack that Putin is sure to understand (Quartz) After three months of accusations that Russia is seeking to influence the US presidential election with a cyber-hacking campaign, the US is planning to strike back and send “a message” to Moscow with “the greatest impact”

Russia isn’t happy about US cyber attack threats ( THE Kremlin has slammed Washington’s plans for a retaliatory cyber attack against Russia, vowing to protect itself from the United States’ “unpredictably and aggressiveness”

Russia vows to respond to US cyber attacks (Consumnes Connection) Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday his country is not trying to influence the USA presidential election

Putin on Biden cyberthreat: First time US admits such thing on highest level (Russia Today) Commenting on US Vice President Joe Biden’s statement on the possibility of cyberattacks against Russia, Vladimir Putin said it’s the first time that Washington has admitted involvement in such actions

Shadow Brokers cancels auction of stolen NSA 'cyberweapons' as bidders fail to turn up (International Business Times) The hacker group has threatened to 'publicly post the password' to anyone who paid it around $6m

ShadowBrokers put US$6m price tag on new hoard of NSA hacks (Register) Auction failed, now false-flag filchers want 10k bitcoin or the code gets it

Hackers Hit U.S. Senate GOP Committee (KrebsOnSecurity) The national news media has been consumed of late with reports of Russian hackers breaking into networks of the Democratic National Committee. Lest the Republicans feel left out of all the excitement, a report this past week out of The Netherlands suggests Russian hackers have for the past six months been siphoning credit card data from visitors to the Web storefront of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC)

Four ways to keep data safe during election season (Help Net Security) There is no shortage of passionate feelings among voters when it comes to this November’s presidential election. Those feelings extend tenfold to each candidate’s campaigns. Although campaigns depend on passion and monetary contributions to keep going, they also rely on something else: data

Elections at Risk in Cyberspace, Part I: Voting Lists (SIGNAL) Experts are divided on whether they are safe or to what degree they are vulnerable

Elections at Risk in Cyberspace, Part II: Variety is the Spice of Hacking for Voting Machines (SIGNAL) Devices are more vulnerable than the electorate realizes, but provide less of an opportunity than many hackers might hope

Elections at Risk in Cyberspace, Part III: Vote Database Security Ultimately Could Determine an Election Result (SIGNAL) It would take a nation-state with advanced cyber capabilities to alter U.S. election; those adversaries exist today

Elections at Risk in Cyberspace, Part IV: Securing the Vote (SIGNAL) Tightening up the process and its hardware will eliminate many vulnerability gaps

Donald Trump Is Running Some Really Insecure Email Servers (Motherboard) In what might be one of the more delicious cases of irony to ever grace a presidential election, a researcher has found that a number of email servers linked to Donald Trump’s hotel and others businesses are running horribly out of date software which receive no security patches, and are lacking other precautions for keeping hackers out

Ghost Push Trojan still a major threat to most Android users (Help Net Security) The Ghost Push Trojan (also known as Shedun) is still a considerable threat to Android users around the world

VeraCrypt security audit reveals many flaws, some already patched (Help Net Security) VeraCrypt, the free, open source disk encryption software based on TrueCrypt, has been audited by experts from cybersecurity company Quarkslab

The Yahoo hack – a numbers game (Infosecurity Magazine) Have you got a Yahoo email account? Was it one of the 500 million accounts compromised by the breach disclosed by Yahoo in September 2016? Does it matter if it was?

Millennials A Growing Target Of IT Support Scams (Dark Reading) New Microsoft-NCSA study finds that two out of three customers have been exposed to tech support scams in the last 12 months

Cyber Trends

State of Software Security 2016 (Veracode) There’s a real threat in vulnerable software components that’s more prevalent than most people think

Tripwire Survey: Smart Grids Lack Cyber Security Protection (BusinessWire) Ninety-eight percent of IT professionals consider smart cities at risk for cyber attacks

Free SSL Providers Spark Unprecedented Growth in Encrypted Traffic (Threatpost) If recent telemetry from Mozilla is indeed representative of the Internet, then it would appear that half of all traffic in transit is encrypted, a more than 10 percent jump from last December

Fight fraud: Scams, identity theft, ransomware attacks (Help Net Security) In an increasingly technology-oriented world, cybercrime has become all too common for both consumers and businesses. Internet crime takes many forms and includes everything from large-scale data breaches to consumer issues like identity theft and cyberstalking to widespread scams and ransomware

How much law firms dedicate to data privacy and security (Help Net Security) Vulnerabilities in law firms’ data security present an unprecedented existential threat, while increasing corporate demand for legal expertise in information security, compliance and incident response provides an emerging revenue growth opportunity, according to ALM Intelligence


One billion reasons why the Yahoo cyber breach matters (In Homeland Security) Verizon may have given Yahoo’s stockholders one billion reasons why cybersecurity matters last week when it hinted it could push to reduce its purchase offer for Yahoo

Why Twitter's stock plunge is especially bad for its employees (CNBC) Twitter shares plunged 27 percent in the past two weeks as potential acquirers withdrew their interest. On Friday, became the latest to drop out

Bot Prevention Solution Provider ShieldSquare Raises Funding From Venture Highway, Others (Inc42) Bengaluru-based ShieldSquare, provider of real-time bot prevention software for online businesses, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from Venture Highway, Vishy Poosala (Engineering Director at Facebook), and existing investors

BRIEF-Cisco Systems acquires Heroik Labs Inc (Seeking Alpha) Announced that it has acquired Heroik Labs, Inc a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Worklife team will report into the cloud collaboration technology business unit under SVP/GM Jens Meggers Source text: Further company coverage

Ownership Change: Why Avast Holding B.V. Reported Big Avg Technologies N.V. Position? (Press Telegraph) Avast Holding B.V. filed with the SEC SC 13D/A form for Avg Technologies N.V.. The form can be accessed here: 000119312516739184. As reported in Avast Holding B.V.’s form, the filler as of late owns 96.5% or 49,241,015 shares of the Information Technology–company

How Israel Became a Hub for Surveillance Technology (Intercept) In 1948, the year Israel was founded, the Mer Group was established as a metal workshop

Products, Services, and Solutions

Versasec Launches vSEC:CMS S-Series Version 4.6 (Verasec) Leading smart card management solution updates include Windows user self-service functions, new smart card lifecycle operations, and improved card inventory management

Net Cease: Microsoft researchers unveil anti-reconnaissance tool (Help Net Security) Microsoft researchers Itay Grady and Tal Be’ery have released Net Cease, a PowerShell script that prevents attackers who have already compromised an endpoint from getting information about other targets within the same corporate network

Nyotron brings cyber defence service to military, government (IHS Jane's International Defence Review) Israeli cyber security specialist Nyotron has revealed details of novel technology now available to government agencies to defeat cyber threats following its initial development for the commercial sector

vArmour and DarkMatter Jointly Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand Data Center and Cloud Security Leadership in the Middle East (Marketwired) Partnership will provide joint customers with unique software-based segmentation and micro-segmentation to securely protect virtual and cloud environments

DarkMatter Introduces Blockchain Solutions for Governments and Enterprises in the UAE (PRNewswire) First-of-a-kind solutions establish DarkMatter as the region's pioneer in blockchain technology. Solutions align with the UAE's vision to foster the innovation and adoption of smart government infrastructure and development of smart technologies

Technologies, Techniques, and Standards

Snowden, Martin, and how to manage third-party risk (CGMA) Companies are increasingly outsourcing tasks to third-party entities or individuals not classified as full-time employees, putting trust in people outside the company’s real or virtual walls

How to avoid being the next Yahoo (CSO) What questions should the CIO/CISO be asking network architects to stay secure

The Apps They Carried: Software, Big Data, and the Fight for Mosul (Defense One) A variety of digital tech tools aim to provide coalition forces some sense of the dangers around the next bend

Uncertainty hovering over GSA’s latest identity management effort (Federal News Radio) The fourth attempt to build a common authentication platform between government and its citizens already is starting on shaky ground

To make it easier, we've published the password on front of our magazine... (Graham Cluley) Diabetes they can manage. Passwords? Not so well

Design and Innovation

Is machine learning the key to solving cybersecurity problems? (Networks Asia) Cyber threats have become more sophisticated and evolve faster than ever before, easily bypassing conventional cyber defences. Hence, the need for security skills and security technologies to evolve. One promising development, according to CrowdStrike, is machine learning

Research and Development

When confronted with extreme opinions, extremists become more centrist (Ars Technica) Give extremists an even more extreme message and they mellow


NYU Names Finalists for High School Cyber-Games (Infosecurity Magazine) More than 20 teams of high school students in the United States and the United Arab Emirates have won coveted slots to compete in the world’s largest set of student-led cybersecurity contests, the New York University Tandon School of Engineering’s annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) games

Unisys stealth defeats hackers at University of Hawaii event (Voxy) Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced today that participants in a recent ethical hacking event sponsored by the University of Hawaii failed to access a computerised document protected by Unisys Stealth - or even detect its presence on the network

Johns Hopkins engineering school receives $15M gift from Jim Clark foundation (Washington Business Journal) The Clark Charitable Foundation gifted Johns Hopkins University $15 million to provide financial aid and to create a new academic program for undergraduate engineering students

ISACA, CynjaTech Team on Cyber-Awareness Training Game for Kids (Infosecurity Magazine) CynjaTech and ISACA have teamed to create a mobile game that teaches children and their families about computer science, cybersecurity and safety

Legislation, Policy, and Regulation

DoD Is Losing the Online Fight to Win Hearts and Minds (Defense News) “ISIS gets the Internet and its audience in a way the U.S. government does not,” tech reporter Eric Geller wrote for The Daily Dot in March

Critical cybersecurity priorities for the next US president (Help Net Security) While the US presidential campaign has occasionally focused on cyber security, the topic demands more urgent attention from the individual elected as the 45th President of the United States

Official: you can still trust the NSA (FCW) It might not be as momentous as knocking down the Berlin Wall, but tearing down the barriers between Signals Intelligence and Information Assurance inside the National Security Agency is revolutionary, an NSA official in the thick of those efforts contends

The Government’s Addiction to ‘Secret Law’ (New York Times) The Central Intelligence Agency’s torture of detainees, and the National Security Agency’s warrantless wiretapping of Americans’ international communications, were two of the most controversial programs our government implemented after Sept. 11. Both are now widely considered to have been illegal, even though both were authorized by official legal analyses that were withheld from the public — a phenomenon known as “secret law”

Digital privacy can’t survive on a cracked foundation (Christian Science Monitor Passcode) A new American president and Congress have a historic opportunity to safeguard digital privacy — but they can’t build on a foundation of mass surveillance and encryption backdoors

Opinion: Congress should unveil American surveillance (Christian Science Monitor Passcode) The US intelligence community still appears to be violating Americans' privacy with domestic spying operations. But to reform these actions, Congress first needs to know how spies really operate

How America’s first chief information security officer can make his mark (Christian Science Monitor Passcode) The nation’s first ever chief information security officer (CISO) has a big task — and can make a big impact

Litigation, Investigation, and Law Enforcement

Retired general pleads guilty charged to lying to federal investigators (CBS News) Retired Marine Gen. James Cartwright pleaded guilty to 1 count of making false statements to federal investigators in a case that raises issues about reporter-source confidentiality

James Cartwright, Ex-General, Pleads Guilty in Leak Case (New York Times) James E. Cartwright, a retired Marine Corps general who as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff served as a key member of President Obama’s national security team, agreed to plead guilty on Monday to lying to the F.B.I. about his discussions with reporters about Iran’s nuclear program

Has the Hillary Hack Happened? (Commentary) The news for the Trump campaign is grim. There are, however, still three weeks left in the presidential race, and Hillary Clinton’s prohibitive lead in public opinion surveys is by no means unassailable. All it might take to reset the race is another damning revelation regarding Clinton’s illicit server, but it would have to be a big one. That may have just occurred

Defense contractor “white hat” tells FBI that Judicial Watch paid him to hunt for Clinton hack (Ars Technica) Newt Gingrich brokered deal for moonlighting contractor to hunt for potential breach

State aide asked FBI to change classification of Clinton email (Federal Times) A senior State Department official asked for the FBI's help last year to change the classification level of an email from Hillary Clinton's private server in a proposed bargain described as a "quid pro quo" that would have allowed the FBI to deploy more agents in foreign countries, according to bureau records released Oct. 17

Clinton changes story, admits she didn’t have permission for secret email server (Washington Times) Hillary Clinton admitted under oath this week that she doesn’t recall asking anyone for permission to use a secret server and email account during her time in the State Department, contradicting previous public pronouncements that she had received approval

‘Remember, it’s illegal to possess’ WikiLeaks Clinton emails, but ‘it’s different for the media,’ says CNN’s Chris Cuomo (Washington Post) “Also interesting is, remember, it’s illegal to possess these stolen documents. It’s different for the media. So everything you learn about this, you’re learning from us”

EXCLUSIVE: FBI Agents Say Comey ‘Stood In The Way’ Of Clinton Email Investigation (Daily Caller) FBI agents say the bureau is alarmed over Director James Comey’s decision to not suggest that the Justice Department prosecute Hillary Clinton over her mishandling of classified information

Conservatives see political reprisal as Obama administration sues Peter Thiel’s Palantir (Washington Times) A bitter struggle between an innovative Silicon Valley software inventor and the Army has shifted from the raging battlefields of Afghanistan to a sedate federal claims court in Washington

California Victims Of Yahoo Breach Pursue Claims In State, Not Federal Court (Dark Reading) Plaintiffs hope to benefit from California's history of stricter cybersecurity and data privacy law

Lawmakers question DOJ's appeal of Microsoft Irish data case (CSO) The question of search warrants for foreign data is better addressed in Congress, they say

PCI SSC: New Euro Data Rules Could Cost UK Firms £122 Billion (Infosecurity Magazine) A leading payment card industry body is warning that UK organizations could face fines in excess of £120 billion following the enforcement of new EU data protection laws in May 2018

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Cyber Ready 2016 (McDill Air Force Base, Florida, USA, October 18, 2016) We invite you to join us for our first annual Cyber ReadyTM 2016 conference observing National Cyber Security Awareness Month: The Impact of Cyber Crime. The National Cyber Partnership, joined by the MITRE MITRE National Capture the Flag (CTF) Competition Cyber Challenge Awards Ceremony.

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Regional Cyber Security Summit (Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, October 30 - November 1, 2016) The Regional Cyber Security Summit comes this year with the theme of “Boundless Collaboration, Boundless Protection”. It focuses on the cooperation in cybersecurity as one of key pillars to tackle the...

Inside Dark Web (Washington, DC, USA, November 1 - 2, 2016) Individuals, organizations, corporations, and governments use the Dark Web to protect themselves and their users, employees, customers, and citizens seeking a more accessible and secure Internet experience.

National Institute for Cybersecurity Education 2016 Conference and Expo (Kansas City, Missouri, USA, November 1 - 2, 2016) Cybersecurity has emerged as one of the leading creators of jobs and opportunity for all economic sectors. The demand for cybersecurity positions in both the public and private sector is large and growing,...

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3rd Annual Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare Conference (New York, New York, USA, November 3, 2016) The 2016 Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare symposium speakers represent an unparalleled group of cyber security experts with a wide variety of industry expertise and knowledge. Attendees will hear from ...

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SANS Miami 2016 (Coconut Grove, Florida, USA, November 7 - 12, 2016) Attend our new SANS Miami 2016 event, November 7-12 and choose from five hands-on, immersion-style cybersecurity training courses taught by real-world practitioners. Attackers are targeting you with increasing...

Federal IT Security Conference (Columbia, Maryland, USA, November 8, 2016) The Federal IT Security Institute in partnership with PhoenixTS in Columbia, MD is hosting the first annual Federal IT Security Conference. Speakers from NIST, DHS, the Defense Department as well as private...

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Israel HLS and Cyber 2016 (Tel Aviv, Israel, November 14 - 17, 2016) Where physical and cyber security meet. Topics include intelligence, cyber crime, and counter-terrorism, defending critical infrastructures, a smart global world, mass events--the integrative approach,...

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