DDoS at Russia’s MoD. Facebook disrupts Iranian catphishing operation. An intercept tool vendor’s activities are exposed. No signs of the US softening on Huawei bans.
Russia’s Ministry of Defense says its website sustained a distributed denial-of-service attack this morning. Facebook disrupts a complex Iranian catphishing operation aimed at military personnel and employees of defense and aerospace companies. Microsoft and Citizen Lab describe the recent operations of an Israeli intercept tool vendor. The US shows no signs of relenting on Huawei. Johannes Ullrich from the SANS technology institute has been Hunting Phishing Sites with Shodan. Our guest is Rick Van Galen from 1Password with insights from their Hiding in Plain Sight report. And there’s nothing new on the REvil front--the gang is as much in the wind as it was early this week.