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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.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 37 days 6 hours 43 minutes


episode 1499: Ukrainian crisis continues, with attendant risk of hybrid warfare. MoonBounce malware in the wild. Pirate radio hacks a number station.

US and Russian talks over Ukraine conclude with an agreement to further exchanges next week. Western governments continue to recommend vigilance against the threat of Russian cyberattacks against critical infrastructure. The US Treasury Department sanctions four Ukrainian nationals for their work on behalf of Russia’s FSB and its influence operations. A firmware bootkit is discovered in the wild. Security turnover at Twitter. Caleb Barlow looks at wifi hygiene...


 2022-01-22  27m

episode 1500: Updates on the continuing hybrid war in Ukraine. Julian Assange will get another chance to avoid extradition. And Russian privateers find that they’re expendable.

Updates on the continuing hybrid war in Ukraine. The UK charges Russia with trying to install a puppet in Kyiv. Nominal hacktivists claim an attack against Belarusian railroads. Compromise of Greek parliamentary email accounts reported. Netherlands authorities warn against relaxing your guard against Log4j exploitation. Julian Assange will get another chance to avoid extradition. Rick Howard’s been pondering his reading list. Dinah Davis from Arctic Wolf on securing your smart speakers...


 2022-01-24  28m

episode 1501: Hacktivism as irregular operations-short-of-war. A banking Trojan aims at fraudulent wire transfers. DTPacker’s two-step delivery. REvil re-forms? Ransomware and insider threats. DDoS in Andorra.

Tensions remain high as Russia assembles troops near Ukraine and NATO moves to higher states of readiness. The Belarusian Cyber Partisans claim responsibility for a ransomware attack against Belarusian railroads. The BRATA banking Trojan spreads, as does DTPacker malware. REvil alumni may be getting the band back together. Ransomware operators working harder to recruit insiders at their targets. Joe Carrigan has the story of a romance scammer in custody. Mr...


 2022-01-25  32m

episode 1502: Tensions between Russia and Ukraine remain high as NATO offers Ukraine cyber, diplomatic, and other support. DDoS in the DPRK. DazzleSpy in the watering hole. TrickBot ups its game.

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine remain high as NATO offers Ukraine cyber, diplomatic, and other support. North Korea gets DDoSed. DazzleSpy hits Hong Kong dissidents drawn to a watering hole. TrickBot ups its game. A quick look at ransomware trends. Microsoft’s Kevin Magee unpacks a recent World Economic Forum report. Our own Rick Howard speaks with Chriss Knisley from MITRE ATT&CK Defender on certifications. And Dame Fortune teaches Michiganders to throw caution to the winds...


 2022-01-26  28m

episode 1502: Updates on the hybrid war in Ukraine. Industrial espionage in Germany, conventional espionage in Western Asia. C2C markets, social engineering, and scamware.

Cyber risk continues over Ukraine as the US and NATO reject Russian demands. Emissary Panda’s industrial espionage against German industry. Fancy Bear is spotted in Western Asia. The C2C market’s initial access broker Prophet Spider is selling access to unpatched VMware Horizon instances. Social engineering adapts to its marks. Thomas Etheridge from CrowdStrike on the power of Identity/Zero Trust in stopping ransomware attacks. Our guest is Gary Guseinov of Real Defense to discuss M&A activity...


 2022-01-27  25m

episode 1504: Diplomacy and cyber warnings in the Ukraine crisis. REvil may not actually be out of business. A warning about Iranian state-directed hacking. And Data Privacy Day is observed.

Diplomatic channels remain open even as NATO and the US reject Russian demands over Ukraine. More warnings over Russian cyber operations in the hybrid conflict (Voodoo Bear is mentioned in dispatches). Social media as a source of tactical intelligence. The FBI tells industry to be alert for Iranian hacking. Ransomware continues to circulate. Josh Ray from Accenture digs into the Bassterlord Networking Manual. Carole Theriault examines a university data backup snafu...


 2022-01-28  28m

episode 1505: The UN Security Council will take up Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine as Western powers prepare sanctions. Other ransomware and social engineering campaigns.

The US takes Russia to the UN Security Council over its threat to Ukraine, and, while Russian forces remain in assembly areas, a campaign of cyberattack and influence operations continues. Western powers, notably the UK and the US, are preparing sanctions against Russia. Elsewhere, ongoing ransomware and social engineering. Dinah Davis from Arctic Wolf on Linux malware via IoT devices. Rick Howard shares his favorite sources for keeping up to date...


 2022-01-31  28m

episode 1506: Updates on the crisis over Ukraine, as Russian cyber operations continue. Ransomware threatens OT. Ramnit remains a leading banking Trojan. Bots infesting some NFT markets. Agencies advise opsec.

No progress so far in talks over the Ukraine crisis, as Moscow’s diplomacy and influence operations merge in a narrative of a Russia beset by armed Nazis, goaded on by a greedy America that doesn’t want Russia competing in world markets. Ransomware and cyberthreats to OT systems. Ramnit is still up and at em in the banking Trojan world. Bots are following big brands in NFT markets, with predictable effects. Ben Yelin has an update on NSO Groups’s marketing attempts to the FBI...


 2022-02-01  31m

episode 1507: Both sides in the conflict over Ukraine are talking with their allies and preparing for conflict in cyberspace. A cyberattack disrupts gasoline distribution in Germany. Notes on APTs and privateers.

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine, and between Russia and NATO, remain high as diplomacy is at a temporary impasse: both sides have stated their incompatible positions and are consulting with their allies. NATO prepares to render cyber assistance to Ukraine. An unspecified cyberattack affects gasoline distribution in Germany. The White Tur threat group borrows heavily from several APTs, but itself remains mysterious. Charming Kitten gets some new claws...


 2022-02-02  27m

episode 1508: Ukraine goes to a higher state of cyber alert. Chinese cyberespionage hits financial services in Taiwan. Arid Viper is back, and so is Adalat Ali. BlackCat disrupts fuel distro in Germany. Hacking the DPRK.

Ukraine and NATO increase their cyber readiness. Chinese cyberespionage has been looking closely at financial services in Taiwan. Hacktivists hit Iranian state television. Arid Viper is phishing for targets in the Palestinian Territories, and apparently doesn’t care who knows it. BlackCat ransomware implicated in attacks on German fuel distribution firms. Verizon’s Chris Novak shares his thoughts on the cyber talent pool. Our guest is Torin Sandall from Styra on Open Policy Agent...


 2022-02-03  29m