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    Nuisance-level hacktivism. Ongoing cyberespionage and cybercriminal campaigns. EU unhappy with Russia’s hacking the Bundestag. CISA has a new cybersecurity resource.

    Nuisance-level hacktivism. Ongoing cyberespionage and cybercriminal campaigns. EU unhappy with Russia’s hacking the Bundestag. CISA has a new cybersecurity resource.

    Nuisance-level hacktivism continues to surround US protests. The Higaisa APT is active in Southeast Asia. Goblin Panda is back, with USB-borne malware. A new strain of ransomware is described: “Tycoon.” The EU considers whether to sanction Russia over the GRU’s hack of Germany’s Bundestag. CISA launches a new public resource for cybersecurity. Zulfikar Ramzan from RSA on cybersecurity and digital risk in the context of pandemics. Our guest is Grant Goodes from GuardSquare on security of mobile app voting. And a Texas man pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit money-laundering in the course of a BEC scam.
    For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news brief:
    https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/9/108

    • 20 min
    Slacktivism and vandalism in a time of unrest. Ransomware operators continue to evolve. Email voting. Looking up how-to-guides to cybercrime during social isolation.

    Slacktivism and vandalism in a time of unrest. Ransomware operators continue to evolve. Email voting. Looking up how-to-guides to cybercrime during social isolation.

    Protest groups sustain DDoS attacks, too. Old school denial-of-service afflicts police radio networks in Chicago: they’re being jammed with talk, music, and other noise. Influencers and wannabes continue to use unrest as an occasion for on-line branding. The Sodinokibi gang is selling data stolen in ransomware attacks, and Maze seems to be establishing a criminal cartel. Is email to voting what shadow IT is to the enterprise? Ben Yelin describes a federal case involving police screenshots of a suspects’ phone as evidence. Our guest is Steve Durbin from the Information Security Forum on the Threat Horizon 2022 report. And cybercrime for dummies.
    For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news brief:
    https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/9/107

    • 20 min
    Current forms of hacktivism, misinformation, and disinformation. More recommendations from the Cyberspace Solarium. Fraud accompanies Test and Trace.

    Current forms of hacktivism, misinformation, and disinformation. More recommendations from the Cyberspace Solarium. Fraud accompanies Test and Trace.

    Unrest accompanied by misinformation, disinformation, and Anonymous theater. Booter hacktivism. Extremist inauthenticity. The Cyberspace Solarium Commission releases its white paper on the pandemic’s lessons for cybersecurity. Joe Carrigan unpacks Casio executing a DMCA takedown on a hardware hack. Our guest is Herb Stapleton from the FBI on the 20 year anniversary of the IC3. And the UK’s Test and Trace system is expected to be accompanied by a wave of fraud. Actually, that fraud has already begun.
    For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news brief:
    https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/9/106

    • 21 min
    Cyberattacks and hacktivism around Minnesota’s unrest. Amtrak breach. Port scanning. Some lessons from the pandemic.

    Cyberattacks and hacktivism around Minnesota’s unrest. Amtrak breach. Port scanning. Some lessons from the pandemic.

    Hacking, and more claims of hacking, surround the unrest in Minnesota. Data breach at Amtrak Guest Rewards. More companies found port scanning. Four cybersecurity lessons from the pandemic. David Dufour from Webroot with an overview of online scams his team is tracking during COVID-19, Our own Rick Howard compares resiliency with business continuity. And a new 5G device is not only holographic, but quantum oscillatin’ too.
    For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news brief:
    https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/9/105

    • 20 min
    Extending security tools to the at home workforce during the pandemic.

    Extending security tools to the at home workforce during the pandemic.

    In this episode of CyberWire-X, Rick Howard, the CyberWire’s Chief Analyst, interviews security thought leaders on the strategy and tactics to extend the security controls we’ve typically used to protect our handful of remote employees in the past to today, during the pandemic, that requires us to deploy flexible but equivalent controls at scale to everybody in the organization. Joining us is Bob Turner, CISO of the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Later in the program, we will hear from Mounir Hahad, the head of Threat Labs, and Mike Spanbauer, a security evangelist, at Juniper Networks, the sponsor of the show.
     
    Thanks to our sponsor, Juniper Networks. 

    • 29 min
    Twofold snooping venture.

    Twofold snooping venture.

    Working with many different honeypot implementations, a security researcher did an experiment expanding on that setting up a simple docker image with SSH, running a guessable root password. The catch? What happened in the next 24 hours was unexpected.
    Joining us in this week's Research Saturday to talk about his experiment is Larry Cashdollar of Akamai. 
    The research can be found here: 
    A Brief History of a Rootable Docker Image
    Thanks to our sponsor, Reservoir Labs. 

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