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2018-06-26 | Firefox Monitor, Recon.JSON, and Did Mandiant Hack Back?
Tuesday, June 26
Firefox Monitor taps into Have I Been Pwned and alerts users of breaches. Initial testing includes 250K accounts. Troy Hunt writes in a blog post about enhanced 1Password integration and that “you can search HIBP from directly within 1Password via the Watchtower feature in the web version of the product.”
TWEET OF THE DAY
In my inbox this morning: the best cybersecurity company name I have ever seen: "Secret Double Octopus" - @Bing_Chris
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
What did David Sanger actually see? What did FireEye actually do? Good summary by Cyberscooop. But many questions swirling around NYT writer David Sanger’s new book and the “hack back” implications of Mandiant / APT1. Richard Bejtlich, former Mandiant employee wrote in a blog post that “at no time when I worked for Mandiant or FireEye, or afterwards, was there ever a notion that we would hack into adversary systems.”
The Intercept writes about the NSA’s wiretap rooms in cities around America.
Wannacry phishing emails making the rounds
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