Indictments Against 12 Russians Show How Hackers Were Hacked

Hi everybody, Jordan Robertson here. I cover cybersecurity in Washington, D.C. Today’s newsletter is about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment this week of 12 Russian military officers for allegedly orchestrating the hacks of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The indictment, which I encourage you to Read More …

Mastermind behind EUR 1 billion cyber bank robbery arrested in Spain

The leader of the crime gang behind the Carbanak and Cobalt malware attacks targeting over a 100 financial institutions worldwide has been arrested in Alicante, Spain, after a complex investigation conducted by the Spanish National Police, with the support of Read More …

FBI: Iranian Firm Stole Data In Massive Spear Phishing Campaign

The United States Department of Justice announced charges against nine Iranians accused of stealing private data from U.S. universities, private companies and U.S. government agencies. FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich said in a statement that the state-sponsored hackers worked for more than Read More …

DHS, FBI describe North Korea’s use of FALLCHILL malware

The North Korean government has likely been using the malware since 2016 to target the aerospace, telecommunications, and finance industries, the US government says. The federal government on Tuesday issued an alert detailing the North Korean government’s use of malware known as Read More …