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2018-07-16 | Mueller’s indictment, Mudge’s election hacking tweet thread, and GuardDuty threat detection and remediation scenario
Monday, July 16
Special Counsel Robert Mueller charges 12 members of Russia’s GRU in election interference and meddling. MIT Technology Review’s Martin Giles has the details of the indictment you should know and NYT has highlights from Rod Rosenstein’s statement.
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OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Mudge opens up about election hacking in a 17-part tweet thread about how the DNC came to him for help and ignored his advice, getting nation-state interest and curious timing of Russia tv interview requests, and his thoughts on the recent indictment.
On the same day the Mueller indictment was published, US Director of Intelligence Dan Coats says “The warning lights are blinking red again”.
Not confidence inspiring, WSJ reports FBI Official Overseeing Election-Meddling Task Force Has Left [paywall]
Equifax new CISO Jamil Farshchi describes his “three-act plan” to secure Equifax in an interview with Cyberscoop
Huawei connected to data breach in Africa reports Financial Review [paywall]
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