Cyber conflict and cyberespionage. Social engineering as a turnstile business. Inside a social engineering campaign. A warning about fraudulent unemployment claims.

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Reports of cyberattacks against Iranian government and, possibly, economic targets, are circulating, but details are sparse. Norway accuses Russia of hacking parliamentary emails. A cybercriminal gang’s secret is volume. A social engineering campaign singles out victims with US IP addresses. Joe Carrigan on a million dollar REvil recruitment offer. Our guest is Paul Nicholson from A10 Networks with a look at the "State of DDoS Weapons". And the US Treasury Department warns banks to be on the lookout for signs of unemployment fraud.

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

https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/9/199

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