Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-11-09

Titanium: the Platinum group strikes again

securelist.com/titanium-the-platinum-group-strikes-again/94961/ Platinum is one of the most technologically advanced APT actors with a traditional focus on the APAC region. During recent analysis we discovered Platinum using a new backdoor that we call Titanium (named after a password to one of the self-executable archives). Titanium is the final result of a sequence of dropping, downloading and installing stages. The malware hides at every step by mimicking

Feds release new processes of notifying public about foreign election interference

www.cbsnews.com/news/foreign-election-interference-federal-agencies-release-new-processes-for-notifying-public-2019-11-08/ The summary document said the U.S. Secret Service will be notified of “all activity” targeting major presidential and vice presidential candidates. Notification decisions will take into account whether sources and methods could be compromised by any public disclosure. . [Did not find reference to doc with quick googling, it’s tweeted at https://twitter.com/ericgeller/status/1192876162789363714 ]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2020-11-08

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-08-11

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2020-11-09

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