US warns of DPRK threat to cryptocurrency holders, and indicts four on conspiracy charges. Centreon says Sandworm affected unsupported open-source tools. Big Hack skepticism. Patch notes.
Wednesday, 17 February
High Bitcoin valuation draws the attention of cybercriminals, and a number of those criminals work for Mr. Kim, of Pyongyang. Alleged criminals, we should say. Centreon offers an update of its investigation of the Sandworm incident ANSSI uncovered. Reports of the Big Hack are received with caution. Patches applied, pulled, and replaced. Joe Carrigan describes a legal dustup between Proofpoint and Facebook over lookalike domains. Our guest is Sinan Eren from Barracuda Networks on their state of cloud networking report. And Florida’s water system cybersabotage provides a good reminder to stay away from unsupported software.
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