Robin's Newsletter - Volume 7

Volume 7 of Robin’s Newsletter covers the year 2024.

April 2024

April 2024


Vol. 7, Iss. 14
Robin’s Newsletter #303
Vol. 7, Iss. 14

CSRB slams Microsoft over 'preventable' Storm-558 breach that 'should never have occured'.

March 2024

March 2024


Vol. 7, Iss. 13
Robin’s Newsletter #302
Vol. 7, Iss. 13

Open-source project compromised to allow SSH backdoor. UK, US accuse China of targeting politicians. Facebook AiTM'd users to spy on Snapchat usage.


Vol. 7, Iss. 12
Robin’s Newsletter #301
Vol. 7, Iss. 12

3 million hotel door locks vulnerable. Esports tournament suspended after compromise. New variant of AcidRain satellite malware discovered.


Vol. 7, Iss. 11
Robin’s Newsletter #300
Vol. 7, Iss. 11

British Library lessons learned. Personal info of 43 million French citizens may have been leaked. McDonlad's outage caused by third-party configuration error.


Vol. 7, Iss. 10
Robin’s Newsletter #299
Vol. 7, Iss. 10

ALPHV pulls an exit scam after Change Healthcare seems to make ransom payment.


Vol. 7, Iss. 9
Robin’s Newsletter #298
Vol. 7, Iss. 9

Change Healthcare outage persists as ALPHV claims responsibility. Morris II GenAI worm. NIST CSF v2 launched.

February 2024

February 2024


Vol. 7, Iss. 8
Robin’s Newsletter #297
Vol. 7, Iss. 8

LockBit comprehensively pwned by UK, US and EU law enforcement. Leak at Chiense security copmany gives insight into outsourcing of government attacks.


Vol. 7, Iss. 7
Robin’s Newsletter #296
Vol. 7, Iss. 7

FBI disrupts GRU botnet. Dozens of Romanian hospitals impacted by ransomware. European court rules on encryption backdoors.


Vol. 7, Iss. 6
Robin’s Newsletter #295
Vol. 7, Iss. 6

No, 3 million toothbrushes didn't DDoS anything. But... Deepfake video used in CFO scam to steal £20 million. TfL has been trialling AI surveillance.


Vol. 7, Iss. 5
Robin’s Newsletter #294
Vol. 7, Iss. 5

FBI disrupted Volt Typhoon activity. Moody's downgrades UK water sector due to cyber threat. Stolen FTX millions linked to US SIM swapping ring.

January 2024

January 2024


Vol. 7, Iss. 4
Robin’s Newsletter #293
Vol. 7, Iss. 4

Australia names Medibank attacker. Microsoft comes under criticism for config blunder that let Russia snoop on mailboxes.


Vol. 7, Iss. 3
Robin’s Newsletter #292
Vol. 7, Iss. 3

Microsoft email accounts compromised by Russian espionage group. Bumper password dump added to HIBP? Gaza phone services out for a week.


Vol. 7, Iss. 2
Robin’s Newsletter #291
Vol. 7, Iss. 2

SEC Twitter account compromised; used to swing Bitcoin price. Pro-Ukraine group launches retaliatory attack on Russian ISP.


Vol. 7, Iss. 1
Robin’s Newsletter #290
Vol. 7, Iss. 1

Sandworm was in Kyivstar for at least seven months. British Library will spend 40% of reserves rebuilding after ransomware attack. Mandiant Twitter account compromised.