Weekly: Sanctions from the DOT, Fancy Bear Targets the US Government, and Foreign Spies in Disguise!

October 9, 2020 Digital Shadows

ShadowTalk hosts Kacey, Alec, Charles and Digital Shadows CISO Rick bring you the latest in threat intelligence. This week they cover:

  • The US Department of Treasury sends a message about negotiating with ransomware operators
  • APT28 compromises a US federal agency
  • Foreign spies use fronts to hide cyber espionage operations
  • Iranian nation-state threat actors leverage Zerologon flaw to carry out attacks

Get this week’s intelligence summary at https://resources.digitalshadows.com/digitalshadows/weekly-intelligence-summary-09-october-2020 

***Resources from this week’s podcast***

Sanctions for ransomware: https://threatpost.com/mixed-sanctions-ransomware-negotiators/159795/

APT28: https://www.wired.com/story/russias-fancy-bear-hack-us-federal-agency/

Foreign spies: https://www.cyberscoop.com/chinese-iranian-hackers-front-companies/

Zerologon: https://threatpost.com/microsoft-zerologon-attack-iranian-actors/159874/

Bitcoin vs. Monero Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/bitcoin-vs-monero/

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