Notes from the cyber phases of the hybrid war against Ukraine. Conti retires its brand, and LockBit 2.0 is now tops in ransomware. Extortion skips the encryption. Cyber exercise in the financial sector.
Lithuania sustains a major DDoS attack. Lessons from NotPetya. Conti's brand appears to have gone into hiding. Online extortion now tends to skip the ransomware proper. Josh Ray from Accenture on how social engineering is evolving for underground threat actors. Rick Howard looks at Chaos Engineering. US financial institutions conduct a coordinated cybersecurity exercise.
5 years after NotPetya: Lessons learned (CSO Online)
The cyber security impact of Operation Russia by Anonymous (ComputerWeekly)
Conti ransomware finally shuts down data leak, negotiation sites (BleepingComputer)
Fake copyright infringement emails install LockBit ransomware (BleepingComputer)
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse – May 2022 (NCC Group)