BlueKeep proofs-of-concept. BeiTaAd plug-in is a serious Android pest. Cyber espionage against the EU’s Moscow embassy. Influence operations. A motive for GPS spoofing?


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BlueKeep proof-of-concept exploits have been developed, and people are urged to patch. An annoying, disruptive advertising plug-in comes bundled with a couple of hundred Android apps in the Play Store. The EU’s Moscow embassy seems to have been the focus of Russian cyber espionage since 2017. Influence operations feature a small core of sites surrounded by many amplifying accounts. A possible motive for GPS spoofing. Johannes Ullrich from SANS and the ISC Stormcast podcast on Google throwing their weight behind MTA-STS, a protocol to make e-mail more secure. Guest is Josh Stella from Fugue on security and compliance in cloud infrastructure.

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