Cyber-norms

September 2022

September 2022


Vol. 5, Iss. 37
Robin’s Newsletter #221
Vol. 5, Iss. 37

Ex-Uber CISO trial underway for bug bounty handling of data breach. UK, US, Albania condemn Iranian cyber-attacks. China accuses NSA of spying.

August 2022

August 2022


Vol. 5, Iss. 32
Robin’s Newsletter #216
Vol. 5, Iss. 32

Outage at NHS 111 service provider. Tory party balots delayed over security fears. Top malware strains. Peak inside a disinformation bot farm.

July 2022

July 2022


Vol. 5, Iss. 27
Robin’s Newsletter #211
Vol. 5, Iss. 27

'Hacktivists' execute cyber attack against Iranian steel works, 'mercenary hackers' swaying legal battles, and malicious insiders

June 2022

June 2022


Vol. 5, Iss. 26
Robin’s Newsletter #210
Vol. 5, Iss. 26

Infosec 2022 thoughts and trends. Privacy and reproductive rights. Cyber-warefare and lessons from the Ukraine conflict. Plus Cyber 911?

May 2022

May 2022


Vol. 5, Iss. 18
Robin’s Newsletter #202
Vol. 5, Iss. 18

Conti ransomware gang targets Costa Rica following election. Timeline of Russian cyberatacks against Ukraine. Facebook doesn't know where your data flows.

October 2021

October 2021


Vol. 4, Iss. 43
Robin’s Newsletter #175
Vol. 4, Iss. 43

US bans sales of offensive cyber tools to authoritarian governments. REvil taken offline in multi-national operation. The MoD's economic warefare unit.

September 2021

September 2021


Vol. 4, Iss. 39
Robin’s Newsletter #171
Vol. 4, Iss. 39

'Releasing the hounds' on ranomware actors, though FBI involvement in Kaseya shows offnseive operations may already be underway.

August 2021

August 2021


Vol. 4, Iss. 32
Robin’s Newsletter #164
Vol. 4, Iss. 32

Apple's plans to have iPhone continuously scan for child sexual abuse material are ripe for abuse.

July 2021

July 2021


Vol. 4, Iss. 30
Robin’s Newsletter #162
Vol. 4, Iss. 30

China called out for state-sponsored cyber campaigns. NSO Group in the spotlight (again) for spyware. Questionable QA on Google Chrome OS update.

May 2021

May 2021


Vol. 4, Iss. 19
Robin’s Newsletter #151
Vol. 4, Iss. 19

Responsible cyber power. Colonial Pipline shut down due to ransomware. Injecting malware C2 into legitimate traffic. Authentication using a severed thumb.

April 2021

April 2021


Vol. 4, Iss. 17
Robin’s Newsletter #149
Vol. 4, Iss. 17

Ransomware in Apple's supply chain. Facebook seeks to 'normalise' scraping. The balkanisation of the Internet has intelligence agencies worried. Cellebrite's iPhone unlocking system is full of vulnerabilities.


Vol. 4, Iss. 16
Robin’s Newsletter #148
Vol. 4, Iss. 16

FBI gets a warrant to fix Hafnium web shells, becomes an MSSP. Sanctions for Russia over SolarWinds. Plus you cheddar believe there are some cheese puns.

November 2020

November 2020


Vol. 3, Iss. 47
Robin’s Newsletter #127
Vol. 3, Iss. 47

RCEP, cyber cooperation and Asian data sovereignty; UK National Cyber Force; Microsoft's 'Pluton' and US Special Forces buying location tracking data

October 2020

October 2020


Vol. 3, Iss. 43
Robin’s Newsletter #123
Vol. 3, Iss. 43

DOJ charges Fancy Bear, Doubts over Trump's Twitter password, and digital dilemmas for charity donations.

September 2020

September 2020


Vol. 3, Iss. 37
Robin’s Newsletter #117
Vol. 3, Iss. 37

China's Global Initiative on Data Security; Ireland's data regulator 'unlikes' Facebook; Who is top of the Cyber Power Index?

June 2020

June 2020


Vol. 3, Iss. 23
Robins Newsletter #103
Vol. 3, Iss. 23

REvil launch auction site, while Maze and LockBit team up to pool resources, know-how. Plus inside a BEC scam and DROP DATABASE tickets.

April 2020

April 2020


Vol. 3, Iss. 11
Robin’s Newsletter #91
Vol. 3, Iss. 11

Future U.S. cyber strategy; Whisper not-so-secret; wormable Microsoft vulnerability in SMB