Lithuania warns of DDoS. Some limited Russian success in cyber phases of its hybrid war. Spyware infestations in Italy and Kazakstan. Tabletop exercises. Ransomware as misdirection.

Lithuania’s NKSC warns of increased DDoS threat. Limited Russian success in the cyber phases of its hybrid war. Another warning of spyware in use against targets in Italy and Kazakhstan. Hey, critical infrastructure operators: CISA’s got tabletop exercises for you. Kevin Magee from Microsoft has advice for recent grads. A look back the year since Colonial Pipeline with Padraic O’Reilly of CyberSaint. And sometimes ransomware is just a spy’s way of saying, “nothing up my sleeve…”