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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.

    A US broadcaster sustains a ransomware attack. North Korean catphis expelled from Twitter. REvil’s Tor sites are hijacked. Hacking back. Prosecution and responsible disclosure?

    A US broadcaster sustains a ransomware attack. North Korean catphis expelled from Twitter. REvil’s Tor sites are hijacked. Hacking back. Prosecution and responsible disclosure?

    The Sinclair Broadcast Group discloses that it sustained a ransomware attack over the weekend. Twitter kicks out two North Korean catphish deployed in a cyberespionage campaign. REvil goes offline, again, perhaps this time for good. Hacking back, at least insofar as you let the hoods know you can see them. Rick Howard previews the newest season of CSO Perspectives. Johannes Ullrich from SANS on Expired Domain Dumpster Diving. And an update on the Missouri disclosure and proposed hacking prosecution.
    For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news briefing:
    https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/10/200

    • 24 min
    Ell Marquez: It's okay to be new. [Linux] [Career Notes]

    Ell Marquez: It's okay to be new. [Linux] [Career Notes]

    Linux and Security Advocate at Intezer Ell Marquez shares her journey from the family ranch to security. Needing a life change due to a bunch of circumstances that had occurred that left her almost homeless, Ell found out about a six week Linux boot camp that took her down the path toward technology. She fell in love security at at BSides Conference and hasn't looked back. Ell says she recently started a campaign called "it's okay to be new" noting that no matter how long you've been in the industry, you need to be new because technology changes so quickly. She concludes by offering one final piece of advice to everybody is just "be unapologetically yourself." We thank Ell for sharing her story with us.

    • 9 min
    Groove Gang making a name for themselves. [Research Saturday]

    Groove Gang making a name for themselves. [Research Saturday]

    Guest Michael DeBolt, Chief Intelligence Officer from Intel471, joins Dave Bittner to discuss their work on "How Groove Gang is shaking up the Ransomware-as-a-Service market to empower affiliates." McAfee Enterprise ATR believes, with high confidence, that the Groove gang is associated with the Babuk gang, either as a former affiliate or subgroup. These cybercriminals are happy to put aside previous Ransomware-as-a-Service hierarchies to focus on the ill-gotten gains to be made from controlling victim’s networks, rather than the previous approach which prioritized control of the ransomware itself.

    The research can be found here:
    How Groove Gang is shaking up the Ransomware-as-a-Service market to empower affiliates

    • 22 min
    CISA and its partners warn of threats to water and wastewater treatment facilities. The curious case of Missouri teachers’ Social Security Numbers.

    CISA and its partners warn of threats to water and wastewater treatment facilities. The curious case of Missouri teachers’ Social Security Numbers.

    A CISA-issued Joint Advisory warns of threats and vulnerabilities at water and wastewater treatment facilities. CISA issues twenty-two other industrial control system advisories. Andrea Little Limbago from Interos on trends in the human element of security. Our guest is Gidi Cohen from Skybox with Vulnerability and Threat Trends. And the Governor of Missouri intends to prosecute the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch to the fullest extent of whatever the law turns out to be.
    For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news briefing:
    https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/10/199

    • 23 min
    Notes from the underground: data breach extortion and a criminal market shuts down. International cooperation against ransomware. Cyber risk and higher education.

    Notes from the underground: data breach extortion and a criminal market shuts down. International cooperation against ransomware. Cyber risk and higher education.

    Data breach extortion seems to be an emerging criminal trend. Notes on a darknet market’s retirement. Verizon advises Visible users to look to their credentials. Windows users’ attention is drawn to seven potentially serious vulnerabilities (all patchable). The Necro botnet is installing Monero cryptojackers. Organizing an international response to ransomware. Carole Theriault shares thoughts on social engineering. Dinah Davis from Arctic Wolf on the supply chain attack framework. And a quick look at the state of cyber risk in higher education.
    For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news briefing:
    https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/10/198

    • 25 min
    Cyber Espionage, again. Patched SolarWinds yet? Patch Tuesday. The international conference on ransomware has begun. Booter customers get a warning. A disgruntled insider alters aircraft records.

    Cyber Espionage, again. Patched SolarWinds yet? Patch Tuesday. The international conference on ransomware has begun. Booter customers get a warning. A disgruntled insider alters aircraft records.

    A Chinese-speaking APT is distributing the MysterySnail RAT in what appears to be a cyberespionage campaign. Some users still haven’t patched vulnerable SolarWinds instances. Notes on yesterday’s Patch Tuesday. The US-convened international ransomware conference kicked off today, and Russia wasn’t invited. Former users of a criminal booter service get a stern warning letter from the Dutch police. Caleb Barlow reacts to a recent ransomware tragedy. Our guest is Rob Gurzeev of CyCognito on the security issues with subsidiaries. And a Florida woman is charged with altering aircraft records.
    For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news briefing:
    https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/10/197

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