Hackers Are Using Morse Code in 2021?!

To say that times are strange would be an understatement.

Not only is the world in chaos, I recently saw a Judas Priest sticker on a minivan.

In that context, Hackers using Morse code in 2021 isn’t all that odd.

Time stamps

  • 0:21 Hackers Revert To Morse Code
  • 2:53 Free PCBs! (ad)
  • 3:36 $600m Crypto Hack Was “Just For Fun”

Sources:

  • https://thehackernews.com/2021/08/hackers-spotted-using-morse-code-in.html
  • https://www.itpro.co.uk/security/phishing/360578/new-phishing-campaign-uses-morse-code-to-bypass-security-controls
  • https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-unique-phishing-attack-uses-morse-code-to-hide-its-approach/
  • https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-phishing-attack-uses-morse-code-to-hide-malicious-urls/
  • https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2021/08/12/attackers-use-morse-code-other-encryption-methods-in-evasive-phishing-campaign/
  • https://poly.network/
  • https://www.theregister.com/2021/08/10/poly_networks_cryptocurrency_theft/
  • https://www.theregister.com/2021/08/11/poly_network_funds_returned/
  • https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/08/hacker-is-returning-600m-in-crypto-claiming-theft-was-just-for-fun/
  • https://thehackernews.com/2021/08/hacker-steal-over-600-million-worth-of.html
  • https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hacker-behind-biggest-cryptocurrency-heist-ever-returns-stolen-funds/
  • https://cybernews.com/crypto/hacker-returns-the-bulk-of-the-600-million-stolen/
  • https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58193396
  • https://twitter.com/tomrobin/status/1425487745166753794
  • https://slowmist.medium.com/the-analysis-and-q-a-of-poly-network-being-hacked-8112a35beb39
  • https://twitter.com/kelvinfichter/status/1425290462076747777
  • https://blog.chainalysis.com/reports/poly-network-hack-august-2021

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