Bluepurple Pulse: week ending August 14th
We have turned one year old 🎂 ... thanks everyone.
Welcome to the weekly highlights and analysis of the blueteamsec subreddit (and my wider reading).
Operationally this week ransomware continues to plague. Outside of this is further evidence that no company is immune to breach. From Cloudflare who detected a campaign quickly through to Twilio who fared a little less well when subjected to the same one. Kudos to both for disclosing technical detail and quickly. Cisco also disclosed a breach from March this year which resulted in administrative access being obtained on their domain controllers.
In the high-level this week:
Greek intelligence service boss quits amid wiretapping allegations - the fall out from the use of Predator (a Pegasus competitor) continues..
Thai National Cyber Security Agency signs MoU to collaborate with Huawei - The purpose is to increase cybersecurity skills for Thai IT personnel through promoting Huawei's E-Lab online learning platform, and organizing competition projects and Huawei training courses - China shapin…