Diplomacy and hybrid war. Heightened cyber tension as Quds Day approaches. Conti in Costa Rica. North Korean cyber operators target journalists. C2C notes.. A guilty plea in a cyberstalking case.
Heightened cyber tension as Quds Day approaches. Costa Rican electrical utility suffers from Conti ransomware. Emotet’s operators seem to be exploring new possibilities. North Korean cyber operators target journalists who cover the DPRK. A guilty plea in a strange case of corporate-connected cyberstalking. Ben Yelin ponders the potential Twitter takeover. Mr. Security Answer Person John Pescatore addresses questions about vendors. And cybercrime, run like a business.
State TV Says Iran Foiled Cyberattacks on Public Services (SecurityWeek)
North Korean hackers targeting journalists with novel malware (BleepingComputer)
The ink-stained trail of GOLDBACKDOOR (Stairwell)
Conti ransomware cripples systems of electricity manager in Costa Rican town (The Record by Recorded Future)
Emotet Tests New Delivery Techniques (Proofpoint)
Mastermind of Natick couple’s harassment pleads guilty (Boston Globe)
Former eBay Executive Pleads Guilty to His Role in Cyberstalking Campaign (US Department of Justice)