Updates on Russia’s hybrid war, including cyber ops and influence operations. Mustang Panda focuses on Europe in its cyberespionage. Ransomware hits oil and gas sector. UPS vulnerabilities.
Updates from the UK’s Ministry of Defense on Russia’s War in Ukraine. Influence operations: the advantage still seems to go to Ukraine, as Russian efforts look inward. Assessing the effects of hacktivism and cyber operations in the hybrid war. Privateering: Conti, Ragnar Locker, and (probably) others. Mustang Panda rears up in European diplomatic networks. Ransomware hits a Romanian fuel distributor. Andrea Little Limbago from Interos on data traps. Carole Theriault tracks the fight against deepfakes. Vulnerabilities found in UPS devices.
What Happened on Day 12 of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine (New York Times)
Why Vladimir Putin is losing the information war to Ukraine (Atlantic Council)
Hacktivism in the Russia-Ukraine War (Check Point Software)
Rompetrol gas station network hit by Hive ransomware (BleepingComputer)