Cyberespionage, in Central Europe and South Asia. Iranian state media sites seized. Sale of inspection and tracing tools leads to an indictment in France. Cooperation, foreign and domestic.
Wednesday, 23 June
ReverseRat looks like a state-run espionage tool active in South and Central Asia. The US Justice Department seizes thirty-three sites run by media aligned with the Iranian government. Poland offers more clarity on a cyberespionage campaign it attributes to Russia. An intercept and inspection company’s executives are indicted for complicity with torture. NSA opens a Cybersecurity Collaboration Center for industry. Joe Carrigan examines Apple’s push to replace passwords. Our guest is Shehzad Merchant of Gigamon with a breakdown on security guidelines for hybrid cloud programs. And the FSB says it hopes for “reciprocity.”
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