Bluepurple Pulse: week ending January 23rd
Russia writes all the headlines
Welcome to the weekly highlights and analysis of the blueteamsec subreddit.
Operationally this week we have seen a cluster of ransomware/extortion activity in one of our regions which is semi interesting i.e. notable surge from a group. Outside of that Ukraine is like a ‘90s WWF/WWE wrestling match. In that you are glad you aren’t being hit over the head with a chair in the ring as you watch from the side. But as Blueteam you are waiting to be tagged in to deliver support in some capacity be it domestically or internationally as it escalates.
In the high-level this week:
English translation of an originally French publication titled Chinese Influence Operations was published recently - at 650 pages it is a monster - the real take away is it isn’t just Russia etc.
FSB in Russia Arrested REvil Members (in Russian) - It is hard to not be cynical about these arrests - but they happened.
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