Off to an active start in 2020, threat groups are being quite agressive. Read articles about their attacks and several others in our industry article picks for the first of the year.

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Clop Ransomware Now Kills Windows 10 Apps and 3rd Party Tools

Source: Bleeping Computer

The Clop Ransomware continues to evolve with a new and integrated process killer that targets some interesting processes belonging to Windows 10 apps, office applications, etc. Read more.

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Iranian threat groups

Source: Vanimpe

In light of recent developments it would be a good idea to sketch a picture of the known Iranian threat groups. I used the information made available by MITRE ATT&CK. Read more.


Release of New CISA Insights on Increased Geopolitical Tensions and Threats

Source: CISA

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a CISA Insights document entitled, “Increased Geopolitical Tensions and Threats” pertaining to the increased tension with Iran. Read more.

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Alert (AA20-006A)
Potential for Iranian Cyber Response to U.S. Military Strike in Baghdad

Source: CISA

CISA is sharing the following information with the cybersecurity community as a primer for assisting in the protection of our Nation’s critical infrastructure in light of the current tensions between Iran and United States. Read more.