LockBit gets an upgrade. CosmicStrand UEFI firmware rootkit. Treating thieves like white hats? Most-impersonated brands. AV-Test's Twitter account is hijacked. The cyber phase of a hybrid war.
LockBit gets an upgrade. CosmicStrand firmware rootkit is out in a new and improved version. Are thieves being treated like white hats? AV-Test's Twitter account is hijacked. Joe Carrigan considers the mental health effects of the online scam economy. Mr. Security Answer Person John Pescatore ponders the cybersecurity talent gap. And ongoing speculation on the cyber phase of the hybrid war.
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