PLA spyware keeps Tibetans under surveillance. Cyber conflict between Ukraine and Russia, some conventionally criminal, other state-directed. US Executive Order addresses supply chain resilience.
Thursday, 25 February
FriarFox is a bad browser extension, and it’s interested in Tibet. Ukraine accuses Russia of a software supply chain compromise (maybe Moscow hired Gamaredon to do the work). Egregor hoods who escaped recent Franco-Ukrainian sweeps are thought responsible for DDoS against Kiev security agencies over the weekend. A look at Babuk, a new ransomware-as-a-service entry. VMware servers are patched. Verizon’s Chris Novak looks at the 2021 threat landscape. Our guest is Andrew Hammond from the International Spy Museum. And a US Executive Order on supply chain security.
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