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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Ukraine Invasion Threatens US Cybersecurity

Hacking groups throughout the world are increasing their activities as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022. Some of these groups are supporting a particular side, while others simply want to take advantage of the resulting chaos.

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a  Continue Reading →

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


FCC adds Kaspersky, Chinese companies to list of potential threats to national security

The FCC has listed the Russian cybersecurity company and a pair of Chinese telecommunications businesses to its list of potential threats.


CISA Improves Email Notifications

Great news! We have completed improvements to our email notifications, consolidating multiple topics into a more streamlined product. These new ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


You can’t keep quiet when you’re hacked anymore

If you try to hide that your business has been hacked or you’ve paid ransomware, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency would like a word with you.

One of the dirty little secrets of many businesses, perhaps even most, is that far more of them than ever admit to it ...

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Is Russia Ready To Turn Out Our Lights?

By Bob Weiss

CISA issued a bulletin last week (see below) about Russian capabilities to attack the US energy sector.  I have been warning about this danger since 2016, when I read Ted Koppel’s book Lights Out.  The timeframe of the current alert (2011 to 2018) coincides with the Obama/Biden Administration, interestingly enough.  Not the Trump administration though ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Broadcom Software Discloses APT Actors Deploying Daxin Malware in Global Espionage Campaign

Original release date: February 28, 2022

Broadcom Software—an industry member of CISA’s Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC)—uncovers an advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign against select governments and other critical infrastructure targets in a publication titled Daxin: Stealthy Backdoor Designed ...

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Wiper Malware Used in Ukraine Cyber-War

Remember NotPetya?  This was a campaign by the Sandworm APT in Russia the last time Russia invaded the Ukraine.  It deleted hard drives around the world before it was through.  There is a new variant call the HermeticWiper being deployed against Ukrainian business targets that has the same danger of spilling over into the rest of the world.  Here are a couple ...

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