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cda @CDA Washington, DC

Researcher on Internet infrastructure, state-sponsored hacking, sanctions, human rights, and authoritarianism; 'Blonde guy, talks about Iran a lot.'(ملا لغتی)

726 Following   7,340 Followers   12,271 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/9/09


@SamanthaJoRoth This is three dumpster fires and a massive amount of red color shift from the street lights.
6/1
2020
@mehdiy_fa @RootAccX How do you think the MEK feels about the transparency around Balatarin’s moderation? Neutral platform?
5/30
2020
@potkazar Is everyone else on Twitter?How’s Twitter supposed to take it down if you hide the account name? https://t.co/6MzUduYn7j @CristinGoodwin @ShaneHuntley @JohnHultquist But also, retaliation for espionage isn’t by any means new.https://t.co/cI1IK66Q9X
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5/29
2020
@davidakaye Is it going to disband its fact checking initiative?
5/28
2020
On May 22nd, Qatar made mandatory the use of their COVID-19 contact tracing app #EHTERAZ, with severe penalties for… https://t.co/2xNItDTLkp
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5/27
2020
@_decius_ @ColinAngus @__apf__ @Cloudflare I’m pro ‘mall cops kicking terrorists out of malls.’ @_decius_ @ColinAngus @__apf__ @Cloudflare We’ve spent two decades shoving aside violence against marginalized comm… https://t.co/2dmqjIkI7Q @_decius_ @ColinAngus @__apf__ @Cloudflare This isn’t novel. If white suprematists tend to congregate at a bar, at… https://t.co/TG9YDa0lEf @drbazoo @jrezaian https://t.co/9Z6XYfKKO9 @__apf__ @Cloudflare More work can be done across the industry. https://t.co/WW1sS1Zp95 @ColinAngus @__apf__ @Cloudflare I’m sorry, creating a hit list for racist harassment — if not threats of violence… https://t.co/oD6U1NpWXf
5/16
2020
@LorenRaeDeJ Having had half the suggestion in this thread: something you've never had before because everything is… https://t.co/pFrgKFtOTQ
5/15
2020
@lorenzofb @jilliancyork Pick any book on this list, For Bread Alone and Death in Beirut are vivid. For Persian lit… https://t.co/yltD2SGMr0
5/13
2020
@brennan_mike Thankfully, found the origin. Because to be honest, I was going to eat them either way. @Behrang A friend/suspect's denial was "you should be concerned that whoever it is knows how to kill you."who mailed me date cookies anonymously why do you want to poison me why am i going to still eat them and good bye i… https://t.co/GHNn25mUQv
5/9
2020
@rcalo import re def ai_model(title): return re.match(r’detect criminality’, title) is not None I’ll take my… https://t.co/USmDw849XK
5/7
2020
@moranned But have you given proper consideration of the fact that it *feels good*?Does a doxing a cyber attacker sponsored by an authoritarian state achieve worth while results? An after action rev… https://t.co/udDyO7W82j
Retweeted by cda @CryptoGangsta Or it's "خزر"...This blog is attributed to an author "Juan." Native English speakers pointed me to the term ‘duck’ – roughly transl… https://t.co/dCAm7t6nUA
5/6
2020
BREAKING: ICANN has voted to REJECT the sale of the .ORG registry to private equity firm Ethos Capital. This is a m… https://t.co/WSCKeIhaOm
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5/1
2020
@avivra @underthebreach It doesn’t say specific to the Shamoon attack, it says documents from the same group.
4/30
2020
Thank you @instagram for taking action. This is a great first step. HUGE THANKS TO @hichkasofficial @maasalanhttps://t.co/YTwZEWoYN9
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4/25
2020
What a moron. https://t.co/M5WDs0UbsgIf you’re targeted by harassment by @tataloo and his clique, please email me at cda@cda.io. Rounding up reports.
4/24
2020
@juanandres_gs Why did you make the leap from خزر (Caspian) to نظر? Branding?
4/23
2020
Is ... is Iraq going to invade us? https://t.co/cKF8JG5KO2
4/21
2020
@AllisonLantero @Erie Can confirm. Drizly worked well last week. @bcrypt This idea started with the domain name didn't it?
4/14
2020
Real heart-filled messages from the real people. https://t.co/9UJQ1j6NPI @BootsRiley @cficare It's probably mesh networking. A fair amount of time and money was spent on trying to make it… https://t.co/YVFtcQ05Zz
4/7
2020
@MishaZand tbh, this kinda deserved to get ratio'ed.
4/6
2020
I think another story here is buried. Whoever was behind the Telegram monitoring seems to have scraped Instagram fo… https://t.co/aCb6owCjcM @arawnsley This is a tweet uniquely of its time and place.In the mystery of the leaked Iranian Telegram data, may I suggest BotSaz – the Telegram bot developer who's Gitlab… https://t.co/EDJYUn5Wcs
4/3
2020
@CARScoalition Why not just have Uber directly pay for these ads?
4/2
2020
Ruh oh. In addition to the #privacy issues, @zoom_us has another security vuln (UNC path injection) according to… https://t.co/4ZWEqkzBXe
Retweeted by cdaMillions of Americans are now using @zoom_us to attend school, seek medical help, & socialize with their friends. P… https://t.co/6lDkXkoJ3U
Retweeted by cda @SeriesofTubes But doesn’t his point align with your sentiments about the elite schools?
3/31
2020
@ashk4n @kashhill Licensed from third parties. https://t.co/lYeRQoq415
3/29
2020
Sure enough, when @masoud_molavi was killed, @jabeh_siah immediately went silent on Twitter and Telegram… https://t.co/Mr2wJ8LTsu
3/28
2020
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3/27
2020
@TectonixGEO @mikko @xmodesocial Where do you get your location data – are you the first party for any of these app… https://t.co/8jKq2v2jjQ
3/26
2020
@Khaaasteh Is that a reply from the aircraft we hear at 0:43? It doesn't sound like an American accent.
3/22
2020
@SeriesofTubes Bunch of folks around the tidal basin had full branches of cherry blossoms as take home souvenirs. A… https://t.co/46ZLY4mvKn
3/21
2020
@msmaryclinton @rrvdsa Wait since when did the ND DSA get good at this? Where can I find one? @jayharrington3 @SPTV @swatcbs WHAT KIND OF MADMAN IS TOUCHING A SUBWAY DOOR IN TIMES LIKE THESE?!
3/19
2020
Pervasive surveillance, vaporware, and questionable science — a real Iranian Defense accomplishment! https://t.co/v7dvXeVq5n
3/12
2020
@davidakaye Shame because you’re wrong.
3/5
2020
@SeriesofTubes Quarantines being the literal antithesis of decentralized medicine.
2/28
2020
#Iran’s outspoken MP Mahmoud Sadeghi has tweeted that he is infected with #CoronaVirus, saying he doesn’t have much… https://t.co/MYTqB3QsxQ
Retweeted by cda @Joseph_Marks_ I feel culturally exploited.
2/26
2020
@Ammir @DougMadory @awscloud @JHUSystems @googlecloud If it's partial packet loss it's not sanctions, it's network… https://t.co/3QGardcigl
2/22
2020
@SeriesofTubes It’s not *totally* stacked for tech and their proxies. It’s actually inclusive with some of the best… https://t.co/AJlRHxOy1r
2/12
2020
@jilliancyork Nothing to my knowledge except a maximum pressure campaign with a keener interest in IRIB and sanctions enforcement. @jilliancyork It has on previous occasions. @jilliancyork No. IRIB has been an SDN since February 2013. @jilliancyork PressTV is definitely sanctioned. @RidT @ShaneHuntley That book must be amazingly prescient and everyone should pre-order it. @ShaneHuntley Too easy, how about a disinformation op that itself poses a cyber security firm attempting to make a name for itself. @orenfalkowitz @JoeUchill @RidT You use "successful" a few times in the report; what evidence is there that Burisma… https://t.co/BkHDY6leUAI too can grep certificate transparency logs. https://t.co/GpesuX5pis
1/14
2020
تحریم ضد حقوق بشری می‌کند، تهدید به جنایت جنگی می‌کند و بعد صحبت از حقوق بشر می‌کند. آقا شما خودت بخشی از مشکل هستی. https://t.co/x1vjpoHyAt
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1/12
2020
Protestors chant "down with the oppressor, whether it's the king (shah), or the Leader (rahbar). #IranProtests https://t.co/5c1uTScsJv
Retweeted by cdaApparent cuts to Iran's international internet connections this morning timed with #PS752 announcement and protests… https://t.co/IWhhj7j1lA
1/11
2020
@AOstovar Was pretty precise in Abqaiq and Khurais.
1/8
2020
@josephfcox they’ve activated the BluntCR3Wz420 brigade, a dangerous show of force
1/7
2020
The Clausowitz account has now been removed. I've converted and archived the World War 3 book for researchers. Whoe… https://t.co/JVpK2ydMxn
1/6
2020
Well this is novel (heh): a fake account playing off political divisions on Soleimani is promoting a 616 page, pro-… https://t.co/5zlI53fVhI @AssalRad I'd be cautious about amplifying this: https://t.co/3FUZmXptExFake accounts trying to stoke political tensions related to Iran with racist baiting of prominent personalities and… https://t.co/YlzL8NsMEK @PreetBharara Good mixture of reporters near/on the ground, aggregators, and actual experts: @lrozen,… https://t.co/BMPSffxfo5 @wbm312 @GUNSHIPMUSIC And after you have to develop opinions about preamps, and then to the cartridge market. It’s never ending.Trump’s blusterous rhetoric & bravado will throw us headfirst into a real & reckless war. Diplomacy & deescalation… https://t.co/O2uSAtjULF
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1/5
2020
@DefTechPat @JohnHultquist @jamesrbuk I think the attribution for the tanker attacks is the IRGC's navy. https://t.co/cZtNOwyq1B @DefTechPat @JohnHultquist @jamesrbuk That's a bit of conjecture that makes some meaningful assumptions about the I… https://t.co/NblxCOdZCU @DefTechPat @JohnHultquist @jamesrbuk Sure, and I recognize ZeroCleare/Dustman is an active and destructive campaig… https://t.co/VjIq1CsES8 @JohnHultquist @jamesrbuk As always, I follow in your footsteps! @JohnHultquist @jamesrbuk I'm being purposefully terse and contrarian; Iranian hackers are still going to hack, an… https://t.co/qZ7hCAn44S @JohnHultquist @jamesrbuk It's degrees of public plausibility: harder to argue 'we didn't put a specialized explosi… https://t.co/LzPnVhpzCZ @hackerfantastic @kbrackson Who needs OPSec when you can deface with complete impunity! Better yet, it’s free professional advertising. @kbrackson @hackerfantastic s/Iran/some Iranian skiddos/ Iranian defacement groups have been top of Zone-H leaderb… https://t.co/uhqcaoe0KU @jfslowik Good article.It's an Iranian ritual to commemorate the deceased on the 40th day after their death. 40 days after the killing o… https://t.co/EuDhp9zekY
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1/4
2020
@jamesrbuk Plus, the attractive characteristic of cyber — deniability — is what Iran doesn’t want right now. It ‘ne… https://t.co/uP59rCOA12 @jamesrbuk Iran’s already shown its playbook when it limpet mined ships in Hormuz and droned Aramco facilities. It… https://t.co/sJactIcJPxstop it with the myopic and ill considered cyber warfare takes, folks. #Soleimani @Andrew___Morris @GreyNoiseIO Why scan with spoofed IPs if you aren't going to get an answer? @hackerfantastic @ESET Well, Lab Dookhtegan found receipts for Kharg Petrochemical. That's hardly supplying to the… https://t.co/AeCoaMAmzh @gabrieltussini @SinaToossi Indeed: https://t.co/F6S2xZHoIB @MiekeEoyang @RichardMNephew Probably the least dangerous, lowest return, and less readily-accessible options for r… https://t.co/j6mZHr9vxmTrump Admin owes a full explanation of airstrike reports—all the facts—to Congress&the American people. The present… https://t.co/10t75e5uy5
Retweeted by cdaAnticipating cyberattacks but honestly they’ll be the least of our concern.
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1/3
2019
@ProtonMail @netblocks @350 @webfoundation Are you sure you want to be promoting Netblocks? I would think that thei… https://t.co/LQn5SFfYWv
12/22
2019
@isik5 @netblocks @atoker Since @Netblocks blocked me, can you tell me if my other questions were answered? https://t.co/SskTlZj9rD @atoker @isik5 @netblocks Hah, well in this case, its because @Netblocks blocked me. Can't see the tweet – can you… https://t.co/ze1Qn40Lpg
12/19
2019

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