Cyber alert remains high as the US-Iranian confrontation cools. Information ops, wipers, and energy sector targeting.
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As kinetic combat abates in Iraq, warnings of cyber threats increase. US intelligence agencies warn of heightened likelihood of Iranian cyber operations. These may be more serious than the low-grade website defacements and Twitter impersonations so far observed. One operation, “Dustman” has hit Bahrain, and it looks like an Iranian wiper. And some notes on the Lazarus Group, and a quick look at information ops across the Taiwan Strait. Emily Wilson from Terbium Labs with details from their recent report, “How Fraud Stole Christmas.” Guest is Karl Sigler from Trustwave in the risks of using Windows 7.
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