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Or Katz is principal lead security researcher for Akamai's Enterprise Security Business Unit, and the research he’s sharing today is a widespread phishing campaign targeting users using an advertising tactic. The research is titled, “Gone Phishing for the Holidays."
Code signing certificates for sale. Impact of cybercrime on the world economy. Reaper out from under Lazarus's shadow. Catphishing. Cyber intelligence against terror. Ransomware and other hacks.
SWIFT phishbait. DPRK hacking gets better; GRU hacking looks east. Coldroot RAT. Cryptojacking. Election cybersecurity.
SWIFT fraud in India. DPRK hacking updates. Notes on Russian influence ops, both indictments and continuing activity. Alleged Florida gunman may have been an Internet known wolf.
The complexities of Olympic Destroyer. More blame for Russia in the matter of NotPetya. Congress mulls election security. New York cyber milestone. Ed Snowden as phishbait.
The research we’re discussing today is called, “Beware the Hex Men”, and it tracks multiple attack campaigns conducted by a Chinese threat actor. The GuardiCore Labs team identified three attack variants that they named Hex, Hanako and Taylor, targeting SQL servers.
Olympic Destroyer took its time, compromised the IT supply chain. NotPetya attribution. Coin scams. Coin miners. Botnets old and new.
Olympic Destroyer updates. Cyber forecasts from the US Intelligence Community. Patch notes. Cryptojacking and coinming. Ad blockers (also an incentive to coin mining).