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2018-06-07 | VPNFilter malware is worse than originally thought, CyberWar Map, and The ultimate virus removal device
Thursday, June 7
NTIA announces a new multistakeholder process on software component transparency, also known as "Software Bill of Materials." Upcoming meeting on 2018.07.19, all are welcome.
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What’s one secret or piece of knowledge, big or small, that you know that you think more people should know? - @DrJoeHanson
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
VPNFilter Update: It’s targeting more makes/models of devices than initially thought, and has additional capabilities, including the ability to deliver exploits to endpoints reports Talos.
Read&Write Chrome Extension Same Origin Policy Bypass write up by @iammandatory featuring an impressive vendor response timeline. Fingers crossed for Matt’s tool + audit guide soon.
CyberWar Map: Cool visualization of state-sponsored attacks published by The National Security Archive’s Cyber Vault Project.
New charges were brought against Marcus Hutchins, aka MalwareTech, the WannaCry hero - Ars Technica.
Fix Me Stick: The ultimate virus removal device for three easy payments of $19.99!
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It is obvious that the scope of this campaign is far bigger than initially thought. The ability to infect endpoints introduces a new variable and the clean up process is more involved than just rebooting routers. Any exploit could have been used by the threat actors to target the computers behind infected routers.
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