Malibot is an info stealer masquerading as a coin miner. “Hermit” spyware is being used by nation-state security services. Fabricated evidence is planted in Indian computers. The US takes down a criminal botnet. The British Home Secretary signs the Assange extradition order. We wind up our series of RSA Conference interviews with David London from the Chertoff group and Hugh Njemanze from Anomali. And putting the Service into service learning.

Selected reading.

‘MaliBot’ Android Malware Steals Financial, Personal Information (SecurityWeek)

F5 Labs Investigates MaliBot (F5 Labs)

Sophisticated Android Spyware ‘Hermit’ Used by Governments (SecurityWeek)

Lookout Uncovers Android Spyware Deployed in Kazakhstan (Lookout)

Police Linked to Hacking Campaign to Frame Indian Activists (Wired)

U.S., partners dismantle Russian hacking ‘botnet,’ Justice Dept says (Reuters)

Russian Botnet Disrupted in International Cyber Operation (US Attorney’s Office, Southern District of California)

Julian Assange: Priti Patel signs US extradition order (The Telegraph)

AIVD disrupts activities of Russian intelligence officer targeting the International Criminal Court (AIVD)

Alleged Russian spy studied at Johns Hopkins, won ICC internship (Washington Post)