There is news today beyond WannaCry.
Cylance reported Friday the discovery of Baijiu malware, which abuses a popular Japanese Web hosting service, is spread by phishing. The phishbait is a subject line drawing upon sympathy for and interest in victims of a 2016 North Korean flood: “2016 North Korea Hamgyung [sic] province flood insight.” Cylance researchers say Baijiu installs an espionage toolkit using the TYPHOON downloader through some backdoors Cylance calls LIONROCK. Baijiu is evasive, and Cylance warns that "Appropriating the GeoCities’ free, high-bandwidth, civilian infrastructure also helps BAIJIU hide in plain sight, and signals a troubling new trend in attack techniques that is almost surely not restricted to Yahoo’s GeoCities."
FireEye warns of another ongoing cyberespionage effort, the activities of APT32 (a.k.a. OceanLotus). It appears to be "aligned with Vietnam's government," and its targets include Vietnamese dissidents, foreign governments, and foreign corporations.
Emmanuel Macron took office as President of France yesterday. Observers continue to mull the Twitter campaign that made an eleventh-hour push to disrupt his candidacy.
The late Osama bin Laden's son, Hamza bin Laden, competes with ISIS for jihadist mindshare. Bin Laden fils has taken to the Internet to advise those seeking martyrdom on how best to achieve it.
Ukrainian soldiers are receiving hate-SMS from an unknown but probably Russia-aligned actor exploiting vulnerabilities of 2G networks to man-in-the-middle attack.
There's a global dragnet underway against tech-support scammers. Seven men in Florida have already been collared.
The US Army integrates cyber ops into its National Training Center.