A quick non-update on SwiftHack
Commenter David Smith at Climate Progress asks,
Is there an ongoing investigation of the original [University of East Anglia] hack? What is the status? Who is doing it?
I can't speak for other people, but for me, it's been an extremely long stream of slow news days, though I'm still on the lookout for more clues and information on the attack.
The only remotely nontrivial news I've got these days is that the router at Internet address 220.127.116.11, which was reportedly used by the cyber-attacker(s) to post a blog comment saying "A miracle just happened", recently got a firmware upgrade (to MikroTik RouterOS v5.0rc10), and the web proxy service on the router has been closed down.
For a sort of executive summary of the rest of my findings so far on SwiftHack, you can't do better than to head to the summary blog post, which'll be continually updated.