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Lessons from the Ashes: Interview and Analysis of the FonixCrypter Closure

FonixCrypter is a ransomware service that first became available in July 2020. @fnx67482837’s involvement in FonixCrypter was verified with offers to provide a master key, sample decryptor, and assist in decryption for any remaining victims. The account reveals a potential motivation in subsequent tweets.

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The Ransomware Task Force: A Broad Coalition and a Comprehensive Plan

IST is facilitating the Ransomware Task Force, a broad coalition of experts from disparate sectors dedicated to producing a roadmap for ransomware mitigation.

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Scaling Cyber & Information Operations By, With, and Through

SOF can and should leverage their existing placements and relationships to enable and empower host nation forces to build formidable firewalls against cyber and information operations before they reach US and allied digital shores.

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