That Russian crackdown on ransomware gangs people thought they were seeing? Hasn’t happened, at least according to the FBI. The Cyber Partisans take a virtual whack at President Lukashenka’s government in Belarus. Operation Harvest is complicated and long-running. Phishing with a promise of infrastructure funding. The criminal market for bogus vaccine cards. Johannes Ullrich from SANS on dealing with image uploads – vulnerabilities in conversion libraries. Our UK correspondent Carole Theriault on Deepfakes – what you need to know now. And a deferred prosecution agreement in a “cyber mercenary” case.
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