Book Review: Tracers in the Dark

Back on March 2, 2020 I wrote a review about Andy Greenberg’s book on cyberwar titled Sandworm.  I really enjoyed that book, even though the subject was quite sobering.  Greenberg recently released his latest book, Tracers in the Dark: The Global Hunt for the Crime Lords of Cryptocurrency.   For those of you who think that Bitcoin is a secure ...

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Weekend Update

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

ZuoRAT Hijacks SOHO Routers To Silently Stalk Networks

Executive Summary

The rapid shift to remote work in spring of 2020 presented a fresh opportunity for threat actors to subvert traditional defense-in-depth protections by targeting the weakest points of the new network perimeter — devices which are routinely purchased by consumers but rarely monitored or patched — small office/home ...

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Technological Trends That Will Define This Decade

The world of technology has changed beyond description in the previous decade. Consider the start of the year 2009. You grew up before the iPad, Uber, and even Instagram. Fitness trackers were, in essence, pedometers. “If the smartphone looks to be more of a slow mobile, hang in there,” Wired encouraged consumers in 2010. The fourth ...

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