The CyberWire Daily Podcast 3.4.22
Ep 1528 | 3.4.22

Swapping propaganda shots. ICANN will not block the Internet in Russia. Hacktivists achieve a nuisance-level of success. NVIDIA gets a most curious demand. And there’s no US draft.

Show Notes

Propaganda engagements in Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine. ICANN will not block the Internet in Russia. Hacktivists, real and pretended, achieve a nuisance-level of success in Russia’s war. Scams and misinformation circulate in Telegram. NVIDIA gets a most curious demand from a cyber gang. CISA’s ICS advisories. Johannes Ullrich looks at phishing pages on innocent websites. Our guest is Chase Snyder from ExtraHop to discuss implications of the cyber talent shortage. And, hey, newsflash, no matter what the texts on your phone might say, there’s no military draft in the US.

Selected readings.

Putin Thought Ukraine Would Fall Quickly. An Airport Battle Proved Him Wrong (Wall Street Journal)

Russia's chaotic and confusing invasion of Ukraine is baffling military analysts (CNBC) 

Last Vestiges of Russia’s Free Press Fall Under Kremlin Pressure (New York Times) 

Don’t mention the war: Russian state media sells the lie of Ukrainians shelling their own cities (The Telegraph) 

Russian troops in disarray and ‘crying’ in combat, radio messages reveal (The Telegraph) 

Demoralised Russian soldiers tell of anger at being ‘duped’ into war (the Guardian)

The propaganda war has eclipsed cyberwar in Ukraine (MIT Technology Review)

Ukraine's request to cut off Russia from the global internet has been rejected (CNN) 

No, the Army isn’t sending Ukraine draft notices via text (Army Times) 

Hackers Who Broke Into NVIDIA's Network Leak DLSS Source Code Online (Hacker News) 

Hackers warn Nvidia to open-source their GPU drivers or face data leak (Computing) 

Cybercriminals who breached Nvidia issue one of the most unusual demands ever (Ars Technica) 

BD Pyxis (CISA) 

BD Viper LT (CISA)