Twitter told ZDNet that the social network has permanently suspended the @DDoSecrets Twitter account, an account belonging to the group responsible for BlueLeaks, because DDoSecrets violated Twitter's policy against distribution of hacked material.
ReversingLabs offers a walk through the tools North Korea's Hidden Cobra (also known as the Lazarus Group) uses. The lesson the researchers draw is that it's possible to develop a rich picture of a threat actor from a starting point of publicly available intelligence.
Channel News writes that Beijing is expected to retaliate for Canberra's strong hint that Chinese intelligence services are hacking targets in Australia on a large scale. The response is expected to take the form of tariffs and bans on certain Australian exports.
The Washington Post calls Kentucky's primary elections yesterday a success story worthy of emulation.
A lot of people, during the lockdowns and stay-at-home plans that many jurisdictions have imposed or recommended during the pandemic, have turned to indoor amusement to pass the time. Like watching far too much television, and that's true not only in the larger world, but in the underworld as well. Digital Shadows has noticed an interesting development in the anglophone cybercriminal platform Nulled: its gangland proprietors have begun offering a livestreaming service, "Nulledflix," to its members. The service offers television, "blockbuster" movies, and various "memes." It comes with a chat feature through which members can exchange tips, comments, and so forth. The point seems to be building underworld brand loyalty. And even criminals like to binge-watch T.V.