Coups and comms blackouts. Fuel sale sabotage in Iran. Wslink described. Operation Dark HunTor takes down a contraband market. FTC looks into Facebook. LockBit speaks.

Sudan is under a blackout as a military junta consolidates control over the government. Iran says a cyberattack–unattributed so far–was responsible for disrupting fuel distribution in that country. A novel loader is discovered. Operation Dark HunTor takes down a darkweb contraband market. The US FTC is looking into Facebook’s privacy settlement. The LockBit gang talks, and it’s insufferable. Andrea Little Limbago from Interos on government internet interventions. Carole Theriault weighs in on Facebook glasses. And Halloween is another day closer.

For links to all of today’s stories check out our CyberWire daily news briefing:

https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/10/207