Cyber operations in the hybrid war. Karakurt extortion group warning. Clipminer is out in the wild. GootLoader expands its payloads and targeting. Leak brokers and booters shut down.
Russian government agencies are buying VPNs. CISA and its partners warn about the Karakurt extortion group. Clipminer is out in the wild. GootLoader expands its payloads and targeting. Carole Theriault has the latest on fraudsters imitating law enforcement. Kevin Magee from Microsoft on security incentives by way of insurance. And leak brokers and booters shut down.
Some see cyberwar in Ukraine. Others see just thwarted attacks. (Washington Post)
Ukraine - 100 days of war in cyberspace (CyberPeace Institute)
Russian VPN Spending (Top 10 VPN)
US Agencies: Karakurt extortion group demanding up to $13 million in attacks (The Record by Recorded Future)
Clipminer Botnet Makes Operators at Least $1.7 Million (Symantec Enterprise Blog)
WeLeakInfo.to and Related Domain Names Seized (US Department of Justice)