Notes from the underworld: phishing with hardware, DarkSide impersonation, and cyber vigilantes. Data incidents, and a conviction for a crypter.

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Phishing, with a bogus hardware wallet as bait. Empty threats from a DarkSide impersonator. Cyber vigilantes may be distributing anti-piracy malware. Data security incidents at a cruise line and a US grocery chain. Malek Ben Salem from Accenture looks at optimizing security scanning. Our guest is Edward Roberts of Imperva on their 2021 Bad Bots Report. And a conviction for a crypter, with sentencing to follow.

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

https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/10/117

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