A German-led police operation in coordination with authorities in other countries have taken down the ‘world’s largest’ darknet marketplace. The underground marketplace was used to facilitate the sale of drugs, stolen credit card data and malware.
The German government Federal Office for Information Security published technical security guidelines for broadband routers commonly used in Small Office and Home Office (SOHO) environments. The new guideline provides recommendations to manufacturers on designing and implementing routing products with “adequate state-of-the -art security features.”
The Sofacy group (aka APT28, Fancy Bear, and Pawn Storm) have allegedly attacked and breached German government’s secure computer network. Many security experts believe the cyberespionage group has ties back to the Russian government.