Russia

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.

April 2022

April 2022


Vol. 5, Iss. 17
Robin’s Newsletter #201
Vol. 5, Iss. 17

Okta breach affected two customers. Russian invasion leaves it 'fair game' for cyberattacks. Java’s ‘psychic signatures’ and conceptualising cybercrimes.


Vol. 5, Iss. 16
Robin’s Newsletter #200
Vol. 5, Iss. 16

Industroyer2: Cyberattack on Ukraine power grid averted. $600 million crypto-heist linked to North Korea's Lazarus group. RaidForums seized by UA authorities.


Vol. 5, Iss. 15
Robin’s Newsletter #199
Vol. 5, Iss. 15

Russian 'Cyclops Blink' botnet disrupted by the US. The value of Mailchimp distribution lists. Fundemental security metrics.


Vol. 5, Iss. 14
Robin’s Newsletter #198
Vol. 5, Iss. 14

Okta says it made a mistake. Wiper malware used against Viasat modems during Russian invasion of Ukraine. DCMS' cyber survey stats.

March 2022

March 2022


Vol. 5, Iss. 13
Robin’s Newsletter #197
Vol. 5, Iss. 13

The rise, and fall?, of Lapsus$ as Okta confirm breach. US CNI cyberattack warning. Build capabilities, not plans for resilience.


Vol. 5, Iss. 12
Robin’s Newsletter #196
Vol. 5, Iss. 12

Russia/Ukraine roundup. Mysterious incident affecting satcom terminals. Ransomware group adds wiper capability. Law firm gets GDPR fine for not patching.


Vol. 5, Iss. 11
Robin’s Newsletter #195
Vol. 5, Iss. 11

Conti's involvement in crypto 'rug pulls'. Unintended consequences of isolating Russia from the Internet.


Vol. 5, Iss. 10
Robin’s Newsletter #194
Vol. 5, Iss. 10

The 'pandemonium' of modern warfare.

February 2022

February 2022


Vol. 5, Iss. 9
Robin’s Newsletter #193
Vol. 5, Iss. 9

Russia invades Ukraine.


Vol. 5, Iss. 8
Robin’s Newsletter #192
Vol. 5, Iss. 8

DDoS attacks on Ukraine MoD and banks. French signal jamming. New version of 27002 security control framework.

January 2022

January 2022


Vol. 5, Iss. 3
Robin’s Newsletter #187
Vol. 5, Iss. 3

Russian authorities scoop up members of REvil. Google Analytics and GDPR. Using a cyberattack to accelerate dgitial transformation.

April 2021

April 2021


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.

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.

July 2020

July 2020


Vol. 3, Iss. 28
Robin’s Newsletter #108
Vol. 3, Iss. 28

Hong Kong's new national security law causes headaches for citizens, tech and finance companies. Steal the cash, not the painting. Cosmic Lynx and Russian cyber-criminals' 'synergistic value accelerative opportunity'

April 2020

April 2020


Vol. 3, Iss. 1
Robin’s Newsletter #81
Vol. 3, Iss. 1

California's Consumer Privacy Act; Travelex systems still offline; the rise of 'data exposures'.


Vol. 3, Iss. 8
Robin’s Newsletter #88
Vol. 3, Iss. 8

Georgia defacement attribution; misusing anti-abuse; Pipeline ransomware.


Vol. 3, Iss. 13
Robin’s Newsletter #93
Vol. 3, Iss. 13

FBI COVID-19 scam warning; FIN7 mailing malware USB keys; predicting attacks from Russian APTs.