CyberWire Daily

The daily cybersecurity news and analysis industry leaders depend on. Published each weekday, the program also includes interviews with a wide spectrum of experts from industry, academia, and research organizations all over the world.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 22m. Bisher sind 1873 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 27 days 13 hours 52 minutes


episode 1159: The pandemic and trends in cybersecurity. The secret to the handset’s low, low price? Fleeceware and adware. TikTok’s lawsuit. Influence ops. Bogus Bitcoin exchange.

Security trends during the pandemic include shifts in underworld markets and some enduring changes in the way organizations approach cybersecurity. Discount phones come preloaded with adware and fleeceware. TikTok files its lawsuit. Ben Yelin on the Massachusetts Attorney General creating a data privacy office. Our guest is Nitzan Miron from Barracuda Networks on how brick & mortar shops have accelerated their shift online. And spoofing a Bitcoin exchange to spread malware...


 2020-08-25  23m

episode 1161: Cybercrime pays, criminal tools are commodities, and some cyber gangs get sophisticated. The skid market for booters. Pyongyang unleashes the BeagleBoyz.

Several Magecart campaigns turn out to be the work of one gang. The unfortunate persistence of DDoS-for-hire services. Ransomware’s growing sophistication as a class of criminal enterprise. Andrea Little Limbago from Interos on supply chain attacks & risks. Our guest is Mark Testoni from SAP's NS2 on how Covid-19 reshaped classified work. And hey kids: the BeagleBoyz are on a crime spree. For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news brief: https://www.thecyberwire...


 2020-08-27  23m

episode 1162: Stock exchange DDoS continues. Another criminal market exits. Pyongyang cybercrooks face criminal forfeiture. Instagram hijacking. Old malware returns. Treason’s motives. An attempt to hack Tesla.

Denial-of-service attacks continue to cripple New Zealand’s NZX stock exchange. The Empire criminal market has exited, and done so with its users funds. US authorities have filed for civil forfeiture of Hidden Cobra’s stolen crytpo assets. An Instagram hijacking campaign is under way. Qbot and Emotet are back, and together again. The former Green Beret who allegedly spied for the GRU offers an insight into his (alleged) motives...


 2020-08-28  26m

episode 1163: DDoS continues to trouble New Zealand’s stock exchange. A glitch, not an attack. New Chinese export controls. Oversharing agencies? Who’s the bank robber? A botnet serving ad fraud.

New Zealand’s stock exchange continues to fight through offshore DDoS attacks. Sunday’s Internet outage was a glitch, not an attack. China enacts new technology export controls that may impede the sale of TikTok. Danish authorities investigate allegations of data sharing with NSA. North Korea says it doesn’t rob banks, but Americans do. Caleb Barlow looks at security validation and how it can help manage vendors and SOCs. Rick Howard has the CSO Perspective on Identity Management...


 2020-08-31  25m

episode 1165: Facebook’s latest takedowns reach Pakistan, Russia, and the US. Election meddling. Chinese espionage looks inward, again. New alt-coin stealer. NZX DDoS update. That Twitter hack.

Facebook’s August takedowns included coordinated inauthenticity from Pakistan, Russia (that’s St. Petersburg, with a waystation in DC), and a US strategic communication firm. CISA and the FBI say nope, the Russians weren’t in voter databases. A Chinese APT turns its attention from Europe back to Tibet. A new cryptocurrency stealer is active in Central Europe. New Zealand DDoS attacks may be an extortion attempt. Joe Carrigan has the story of a reporter's stolen Facebook account...


 2020-09-02  23m

episode 1166: Cyberattacks in Norway under investigation. Developments in the criminal marketplace. Scammers do TikTok. Disrupting school, from Florida to Northumberland.

Updates on cyberattacks against Norway’s parliament and the Hedmark region. A popular TikTok page is infested with scammers. Magecart’s Inter scanner gains criminal market share. Thomas Etheridge from CrowdStrike on the many potential benefits of outsourced threat hunting. Our guest is Lauren Bean Buitta from Girl Security on closing the gender gap in national security. Heading back to school in Miami? Not so fast, kids. And in Northumberland? Same goes there...


 2020-09-03  23m

episode 1167: Ransom DDoS is now a widespread problem. Phishing campaign stages malicious payloads in legitimate file-sharing services. Back to school? Back with a new cyber risk.

Ransom DDoS: it’s been around for awhile, but now it’s become a much bigger thing. Phishing campaigns are putting malicious payloads into legitimate file-sharing services. Malek Ben Salem from Accenture on proactive "alpha innovator" organizations. Our guest is Joseph Marks from The Washington Post on his recent coverage of election security. And it’s time to go back to school, at least virtually, with all the attendant cyber risk...


 2020-09-04  27m

episode 1168: Ransomware or wiper? Emotet’s resurgence. Updates on Services NSW breach. COVID-19 cyberespionage. BTS replaces Guy Fawkes?

Thanos is back, but as ransomware or a wiper? Cyber agencies in France, Japan, and New Zealand warn of a spike in Emotet infections. Australian authorities say 186,00 were affected by the breach at Services NSW. Georgia decries cyberespionage at its Lugar Lab. COVID-19 cyberespionage efforts have been intense, as have counterintelligence efforts designed to defend labs and supply chains. Rick Howard looks at identity management. Ben Yelin covers tightened surveillance of political advisors...


 2020-09-08  26m

episode 1169: Ransomware slows down many students’ return to school, even virtually. Hacking gamers. Patch Tuesday. Notes on election security from CISA.

Back to school time for everyone...or it would be, if it weren’t for all that ransomware. The sad criminal underworld stealing from online gamers. Notes on Patch Tuesday. Joe Carrigan considers digital comfort zones. Our guest is Sandra Wheatley from Fortinet with key findings from their new report on the cybersecurity skills shortage. And some thoughts on election security and disinformation from the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency...


 2020-09-09  23m

episode 1170: Ransomware hits Equinix. Tools for vandalism for sale. Stealing VoIP call data records. ByteDance negotiates for TikTok. EU clamps down on Facebook data handling. A high-profile Twitter hijacking.

Ransomware hits a major data center provider, but appears to have left service unaffected. There’s a thriving criminal market for website defacement tools: vandals can be consumers, too. CDRThief does what its name implies. ByteDance tried negotiating TikTok’s American future. Ireland’s Data Protection Commission starts enforcing Schrems II against Facebook. Awais Rashid outlines software development security pitfalls...


 2020-09-10  22m