Supply chain hacking campaign looks like espionage. Airstrikes versus hackers. FTC versus Facebook. Notes from the Global Cyber Innovation Summit. What’s up with MegaCortex.

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Tracking a group that’s after the software supply chain. Israel adds airstrikes to the array of responses it’s prepared to make to hackers. The US Federal Trade Commission still doesn’t know how you solve a problem like Mark. Some more notes from last week’s Global Cyber Innovation Summit. Sophos has more details on MegaCortex, a new strain of ransomware. And criminal organizations organize and operate a lot like legitimate businesses. Joe Carrigan from JHU ISI with information on a remote code execution vulnerability affecting Dell systems. Guest is Blake Sobczak from E & E News on the recent electrical grid “cyber event”.

For links to all of today's stories check our our CyberWire daily news brief:

https://thecyberwire.com/issues/issues2019/May/CyberWire_2019_05_06.html

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