BF-SIRT Newsletter 2018-04

It has been announced that hackers from the Dutch intelligence service AIVD have provided the FBI with crucial information about Russian interference with the American elections. This seem to be a good showcase of cyber warfare and capabilities.

Maersk chair detailed the reinstall “4,000 new servers, 45,000 new PCs, and 2,500 applications” after the NotPetya attack in 2017, providing good insights into a working disaster recovery process, completing 6 months work in 10 days and only suffering 20 percent drop in volumes.

Top 5 Security links
Dutch agencies provide crucial intel about Russia’s interference in US-elections
IT ‘heroes’ saved Maersk from NotPetya with ten-day reinstallation bliz
The popular former NSA hacker Patrick Wardle published a detailed analysis of the CrossRAT malware used by Dark Caracal for surveillance.
Alphabet enters enterprise cybersecurity market, launches Chronicle
Critical Flaw Hits Popular Windows Apps Built With Electron JS Framework