A US broadcaster sustains a ransomware attack. North Korean catphis expelled from Twitter. REvil’s Tor sites are hijacked. Hacking back. Prosecution and responsible disclosure?

CyberWire Daily

By CyberWire, Inc.

A US broadcaster sustains a ransomware attack. North Korean catphis expelled from Twitter. REvil’s Tor sites are hijacked. Hacking back. Prosecution and responsible disclosure?

Monday, 18 October

The Sinclair Broadcast Group discloses that it sustained a ransomware attack over the weekend. Twitter kicks out two North Korean catphish deployed in a cyberespionage campaign. REvil goes offline, again, perhaps this time for good. Hacking back, at least insofar as you let the hoods know you can see them. Rick Howard previews the newest season of CSO Perspectives. Johannes Ullrich from SANS on Expired Domain Dumpster Diving. And an update on the Missouri disclosure and proposed hacking prosecution. For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news briefing: https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/10/200
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