Notes on a reported US cyberattack against Iran. A look at “Secondary Infektion.” And some cases of cyber stalking.


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The US is said to have conducted cyberattacks against Iranian targets related to recent Iranian moves in the Gulf. They cyber operations are also said to have been a covert alternative to conventional military strikes. The Atlantic Council describes “Secondary Infektion,” a Russian disinformation campaign that begins obscurely, then depends upon amplification. And a case of cyber stalking in Minnesota goes to court. Joe Carrigan from JHU ISI on the escalating calls to patch the BlueKeep vulnerability.

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