The CyberWire Daily Podcast 4.18.22
Ep 1559 | 4.18.22

Nuisance-level cyber ops in a hybrid war. “CatalanGate.” Industrial Spy caters to victims’ competitors? Conti chatter. $5 million reward for info on DPRK ops. Exercise Locked Shields.

Show Notes

Nuisance-level cyberattacks continue on both sides of Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine. Face-saving disinformation. “CatalanGate.” Industrial Spy says it caters to its victims’ competitors. More on what’s been learned from Conti’s leaked chatter. Rewards for Justice offers $5 million for tips on DPRK cyber ops. Awais Rashid on supply chain risk management. Our guest is Jack Chapman from Egress to discuss a 232% increase in LInkedIn phishing attacks. And Exercise Locked Shields begins tomorrow.

Selected reading.

Occupants send computer viruses allegedly on behalf of SBU (Interfax-Ukraine)

Ransomware groups go after a new target: Russian organizations (The Record by Recorded Future). Targeted in Failed Cyber-Attack (Accesswire) 

Russia says missile attacks on Kyiv will increase (Military Times) 

Film and photos appear to show Russian cruiser Moskva shortly before it sank (the Guardian)

CatalanGate: Extensive Mercenary Spyware Operation against Catalans Using Pegasus and Candiru (The Citizen Lab)

New Industrial Spy stolen data market promoted through cracks, adware (BleepingComputer) 

Event Overview: CONTI Leaks 2022 (BlueVoyant)

U.S. offers $5 million for info on North Korean cyber operators (The Record by Recorded Future) 

North Korea: Up to $5 Million Reward (US State Department)

World´s Largest International Live-Fire Cyber Exercise launches in Tallinn (CCDCOE)