US-Iranian tension expressed in cyberspace. OceanLotus and Ratsnif. Ransomware in Georgia, again. Going low-tech to protect the grid. Magecart update. Cryptowars and agency equities.


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Tensions between the US and Iran are likely to find further expression in cyberspace. OceanLotus’s Ratsnif kit isn’t up to the threat actors normally high standards of coding, but it’s plenty good enough. Cyberattacks in the states of Florida and Georgia. Utilities are urged to go lower tech where possible. Magecart skimmer “Inter” is being hawked on the dark web. And no, they haven’t videoed you using EternalBlue: just dump that email. Johannes Ullrich from the SANS Technology Institute and the ISC Stormcast podcast on Weblogic exploits. Guest is Nick Jovanovic from Thales on cloud security in the federal space.

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