This is a weekly round-up of the most compelling cyber security intelligence originating from The Record and Recorded Future's research team — Insikt Group. Recorded Future is the global leader in security intelligence and every Friday we'll be highlighting the latest intelligence from criminal activity and nation state sponsored cyber campaigns to geo-political developments.
Whether you're responsible for improving operational cyber security or strategically reducing risk, this podcast is for you! Even if you're just interested in learning more about cyber security and the intelligence that informs it, this is the right spot.
Hacking for the holidays
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the White House warned companies about the tendency of ransomware gangs to launch attacks over weekends and national holidays. Plus, a US farm lost a whopping $9 million due to a temporary shutdown of its farming operations following a ransomware attack, and Dmitry Smilyanets joins to discuss the latest ransomware trends.
A Cybercriminal Returned Stolen Money
T-Mobile said this week that hackers breached some of its internal servers. Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange Liquid said that cybercriminals stole $94 million of crypto assets. And Poly Network, a decentralized finance platform, offered a job to a hacker who decided to return hundreds of millions of dollars they stole from the company. Plus, Bruce Liska joins to discuss his efforts to track ransomware attacks against schools, hospitals, and state and local governments.
'Hacker Summer Camp' Gets a New Twist
Adam walks through the biggest cybersecurity news stories of the week, including an interview with a representative from the new ransomware group known as BlackMatter. Reporter Andrea Peterson joins to talk about how Black Hat and DEF CON—two conferences affectionately known as Hacker Summer Camp—are shaping up.
US and Allies Pin Microsoft Exchange Hack on China
Adam discusses the latest cybersecurity news headlines, including hacking accusations against China, new Department of Justice indictments, and an important update in the Kaseya ransomware incident. Nathan Beu and Christina Powers of West Monroe join to talk about the increasing importance of cyber due diligence.
The Biggest Ransomware Attack of All Time?
Levi and Adam discuss the latest cybersecurity news headlines, including a major cybersecurity probe in China and a reported attack on Ukraine. Dmitry Smilyanets joins later in the episode to chat about what is being referred to as the largest ransomware attack on record, and the Russian group believed to be behind it.
A Sad Ending for John McAfee
Adam discusses the biggest cybersecurity news stories, including the death of John McAfee, an attack against a South Korea submarine firm, and cyber insurance's moment of reckoning. Ondrej Krehel joins to talk about the ins and outs of digital forensics.
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Levi is a Rockstar
Great Podcast with Great people! Excited to see where it goes!
Fabulous ! So glad Recorded Future started this !
Information from top analysts that you need to know, sooner rather than later about cyber security intelligence. Super interesting