Back in August, William Evanina, the Director of the NCSC (National Cyber Security Center) warned that "Russia is using a range of measures to primarily denigrate former Vice President Biden and what it sees as an anti-Russia 'establishment.'" Although President Trump has not been particularly kind to Russia, they still feel they would have a … Continue reading Is Russia Behind the Release of the Hunter Biden Emails?
There seem to be three main types of election meddling making the rounds. These take the forms of phishing scams, disinformation scams, and direct meddling . Here is some information on each of these. Election-themed Phishing Scams All phishing scams need a victim's attention. They get this by piggybacking their malware on recent events or … Continue reading Election Scams: The Unsurprising October Surprises
Calm down. I'm not suggesting that an intergalactic visitor is taking over your phones. I'm suggesting something far worse. Alien is a new banking Trojan that can, among other things, bypass two-factor authentication (2fa) to get control of your bank account. Not only that, but any would-be hacker can rent this malware to use as … Continue reading Alien Invades Android Phones
On September 22nd, the United States Department of Justice announced the results of an international anti-opioid operation targeting deep web buyers and sellers. The operation was named Operation DisrupTor. Here is a graphic released by the DOJ which gives the results of the operation as well as the countries that participated. Now, I'm not saying … Continue reading Operation DisrupTor Does Not Disrupt Tor