The CyberWire Daily
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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.
The difference between a breach and, well, a public record. Pioneer Kitten’s lucrative bycatch. Malware gets past Gatekeeper. A gamer’s bandit economy. And happy birthday, Cyber Branch.
David Sanger on the HBO documentary based off his book, "The Perfect Weapon". [Special Edition]
Bad Woodcutter is still bad, but not invincible. CactusPete is in Eastern European networks. Exploiting COVID-19. Celebrity endorsements (not).
Domestic cyber squabbling in Belarus and Iran. Pakistan accuses India of a cyber offensive. More on Papua’s data center. More privacy questions for TikTok. Parental control or stalker’s tool?
Internet blackout in Belarus. Papua New Guinea’s insecure National Data Centre. Chrome and CSP rule bypass. Zoom gets sued in DC. Patch Tuesday. Go Spartans.
What are the adversaries’ goals in election interference? A case study in the ransomware-as-a-service market. Untangling TikTok, as the clock ticks toward September 15th.
US Executive Orders against TikTok, WeChat. Chimera takes chip IP. Intel data leaked. Texting Rewards for Justice. Coordinated inauthenticity. Magecart’s homoglyph attacks.
US Clean Network program outlines measures against Chinese operations. $10 million reward offered for info on election interference. Australia’s cyber strategy is out. Grand larceny and petty lulz.
Privacy, Fort Meade style. Interpol looks at cybercrime. Oilrig gets DNSExfiltrator. Please move on from Windows 7. Updates on the Twitter hack.
US attributes Taidoor RAT to China’s government. Pegasus spyware in Togo. The TikTok affair. More fallout from the Blackbaud ransomware incident.
Microsoft considers acquiring TikTok. The US considers other Chinese companies as potential security threats. Charges in the Twiter hack. DDoS turns out to be a glitch. Garmin hack update.
Social engineering at Twitter. Phishing kits and hackers for hire. Cyberespionage. The EU sanctions actors for Cloudhopper, WannaCry, and NotPetya. And security advice from NSA and NIST.
A quick look at Big Tech’s antitrust testimony. BootHole may be tough to patch. Fake COVID contact tracers. Netwalker warning. And Chinese espionage against the Vatican and the United Kingdom.
Alleged Russian disinformation campaigns. Beijing’s cyberespionage hits the Vatican. Costly PII losses. VPNs and OT security. Big Tech’s day with Congress. Online bar exams. Snooping for the Saudis.
Data breaches and responsibility. Where do you get a decryptor for WastedLocker? Third-party risk. Misconfigured databases. Follow-up on the Twitter hack.
Vigilante action against Emotet. Third-party risks and data breaches. Cerberus is for sale. And WastedLocker ransomware and the fortunes of crime.
A warning for US critical infrastructure operators. Blackbaud extortion and data breach update. Who’s got the keys to Twitter? Sino-American cyber tensions.
Twitter: hackers got a few accounts’ DMs. French policy toward Huawei hardens. Crooks against British sport. You and your boss should talk more.
Meowing exposed databases. US indicts two Chinese nationals for hacking, and orders China to close its Houston consulate.