Social engineering as a blunt instrument–almost like swatting without the middleman.
Eastern European gangs overcome their reservations about working with anglophone criminals. Mirth Connect is vulnerable to a critical flaw. A look at a mercenary spyware strain. “PepsiCo” as phishbait. Ben Yelin explains the FCC’s renewed interest in Net Neutrality. Our guest is Wade Baker from the Cyentia Institute with insights on measuring risk. And Europol thinks police should take a good look at quantum computing and law enforcement.
Octo Tempest crosses boundaries to facilitate extortion, encryption, and destruction (Microsoft Security)
U.S. Tries New Tack on Russian Disinformation: Pre-Empting It (New York Times)
ESET APT Activity Report Q2–Q3 2023 (We Live Security)