Best Infosec Long-Reads of the Week, 6/11/22
Costa Rica pays a steep price for the Conti ransomware attack, Binance has processed billions from malicious deeds, Bitcoin veil of anonymity pierced, Malaysian LGBTQ activists get infosec help , more
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Carla Rosch has this heartbreaking piece in Rest of World about how the infrastructure collapse in Costa Rica has been far more expensive than the $15 million that the Conti ransomware gang has demanded after it attacked the country in April. In the first two days of the attack alone, the Costa Rican Chamber of Foreign Commerce estimated losses of over $125 million while the economy is losing an estimated $30 million a day as the hackers call for an overthrow of the government. “Mayhem continues in the country’s ports. In addition, payroll systems are down, hindering the payme…
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