Cyber Week in Review: January 21, 2022

Irina Baranova

Russia arrests REvil ransomware affiliates  Moscow claimed it dismantled the notorious ransomware gang REvil earlier this week, as the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) arrested more than a dozen people affiliated with the group and searched over twenty five addresses. The FSB stated it acted on the request of American […]

Beltway Buzz, January 14, 2022

Irina Baranova

SCOTUS Halts OSHA’s Vax-or-Test ETS (but Greenlights CMS Rule). On January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States stayed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) COVID-19 vaccination-or-testing emergency temporary standard (ETS) pending legal review in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. In issuing the stay, the Court […]

Cyber Week in Review: January 7, 2022

Irina Baranova

Poland purchased Pegasus spyware after meeting between Polish and Israeli prime ministers  Three Polish activists were confirmed as targets of the Israeli NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware. Included in the three was Krzysztof Brejza, a prominent Polish opposition politician who alleged that stolen data from the hacks was used by the […]