May 6, 2021

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Investigating VPN exploits, and the crooks and spies who use them. BadAlloc afflicts OT. Notes on cyberespionage. The criminal market for deepfakes.

The US Government expands its investigation into Pulse Secure VPN compromises. Microsoft discloses its discovery of BadAlloc IoT and OT vulnerabilities. Someone’s distributing Purple Lambert spyware. Chinese intelligence services seem to be backdooring the Russian defense sector. Financially motivated criminals are exploiting SonicWall VPN vulnerabilities. A look at the emerging criminal market for deepfakes. Josh Ray from Accenture Security on Why Cybersecurity Community Service Matters. Our guest Manish Gupta of ShiftLeft looks at cyber attacks on the CI/CD pipeline. And the World Health Organization attracted impersonators early this month. Again.

For links to all of today’s stories check out our CyberWire daily news brief:

https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/10/83