Yoroi's Marco Ramilli: The standards of physical defense do not apply to the cyber environment. New weapons can break space, violate time and reverse roles.
In the cities controlled by the Islamic State continue executions of alleged spies, civilians or among the jihadists, who would help the SDF and the mysterious group.
Yoroi’s Marco Ramilli: The malware used, a RAT called MartyMcFly, was detected in 2010, but showed a different behavior between 2017 and 2018.
The Islamic State attempts to exploit a new sandstorm to hit Jazeera Storm, but is rejected. Developments on the Damascus-Daesh agreement await in Suweida.
Ciaran Martin, the director of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC): We will be tested by a major incident. Threats are not only from States, but also from cybercrime.
Jazeera Storm is re-occupying areas invaded by the Islamic State during the sandstorm. Speculations abaout a SAA-Daesh truce mediated by Russia.
Kaspersky: Once installed, it provides remote access to victims' machines. Behind, there could be the Russian-speaking DustSquad APT cyber espionage group.
Jazeera Storm resumes attacking the Islamic State in Hajin, Susah, Safafinah and Marashidah. Meanwhile, the bridge over the Euphrates between Shaijlah and Abu Kamal reopens.
SC Media Magazine: Ubisoft and Square Enix experienced on 4 and 5 October DDoS attacks against Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and Final Fantasy XIV.
The Islamic State, during the sandstorm, killed and kidnapped defenseless civilians. The Daesh attacks on Jazeera Storm, however, are yet another sign of weakness.