Incidents

Myspace redux

One of the dark attractions at DefCon is the “Wall of Sheep”. The idea is simple – a bunch of people with sniffers sitting together capturing all the unencrypted traffic that flies through the air via the free WiFi connections available at the convention.

HTTP, POP3, FTP and ICQ logins are definitely intercepted, and others may be.

I was quite suprised to see lots of Myspace accounts listed on the Wall of Sheep. It turns out that unlike other community services such as Orkut or LinkedIn, Myspace’s login is totally unencrypted and prone to sniffing.

So if you are a MySpace user, I suggest you stay away from your account next time you connect to the Internet by a public WiFi network.

Myspace redux

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Reports

Andariel deploys DTrack and Maui ransomware

Earlier, the CISA published an alert related to a Stairwell report, “Maui Ransomware.” Our data should openly help solidify the attribution of the Maui ransomware incident to the Korean-speaking APT Andariel, also known as Silent Chollima and Stonefly.

APT trends report Q2 2022

This is our latest summary of advanced persistent threat (APT) activity, focusing on events that we observed during Q2 2022.

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