Blocking and tackling in the cyber phases of Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine. Info-harvesting SDK. Recon into a power grid. Hydra Market indictment. Catphishing. Advance fee scams with a new twist.
An update on US cyber defensive operations and the war in Ukraine. You can’t tell your oligarchs without a scorecard. Google ejects data-harvesting apps from Play. China preps the cyber battlespace against India’s power grid. More moves against Hydra Market. Bearded Barbie’s catphishing. Betsy Carmelite from BAH on a blueprint for achieving a secure and resilient dot gov. Our guest is Padraic O'Reilly from CyberSaint with a fresh look at ransomware. And your majesty, meet this here dissident, who also needs to move money for the best of reasons….
Pentagon: Russia has fully withdrawn from Kyiv, Chernihiv (Washington Post)
Zelenskyy tells UN: Act now on Russia or dissolve yourself altogether (Atlantic Council)
Adversarial Threat Report (Meta)
Facebook cracks down on covert influence networks targeting Ukraine (Washington Post)
Britain slaps sanctions on Russia’s biggest bank (The Telegraph)
Google Bans Apps With Hidden Data-Harvesting Software (Wall Street Journal)