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Herbert Lin
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‘It’s quite feasible to start a war’: just how dangerous are ransomware hackers?

Commentary / August 1, 2021
The Russian government has an arrangement w/cyber-mobs who are active outside Russia: if you hack a Russian system, you’re in trouble. “My guess is that Putin gets a cut,” Herb Lin says.
Herb Lin

Software as a Disservice? Security Shortcuts Are Exposing Computers to Hackers

Commentary / July 9, 2021
A problem for investors is that companies don’t have proper incentives for preventing attacks. Herb Lin, cyber policy and security scholar at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, said companies...
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US Slaps Russia With Sanctions Plus For SolarWinds Hack

News / April 16, 2021
The White House Executive Order comes on the same day that CISA and CNMF issue SolarWinds-related malware analysis and NSA-CISA-FBI issue a joint advisory warning of ongoing SVR exploitation of known...