The CyberWire Daily Podcast 5.9.22
Ep 1574 | 5.9.22

Mixer gets sanctioned. Reward offered for Conti hoods. Ag company hit with ransomware. Hacktivism and cyberattacks in Russia’s hybrid war. That apology? The Kremlin takes it back.

Show Notes

The US Treasury Department sanctions a cryptocurrency mixer. Rewards for Justice is interested in Conti. US tractor manufacturer AGCO was hit by a ransomware attack. Russian hacktivism hits German targets and threatens the UK. A Russian diplomatic account was apparently hijacked. Tracking Cobalt Strike servers used against Ukraine. Dinah Davis from Arctic Wolf defends against DDOS attacks. Rick Howard looks at Single Sign On. And no apology for you, Mr. Bennett.

Selected reading.

U.S. Treasury Issues First-Ever Sanctions on a Virtual Currency Mixer, Targets DPRK Cyber Threats (U.S. Department of the Treasury)

Reward Offers for Information to Bring Conti Ransomware Variant Co-Conspirators to Justice (United States Department of State)

AGCO ransomware attack disrupts tractor sales during U.S. planting season (Reuters)

Agricultural equipment maker AGCO reports ransomware attack (The Record by Recorded Future)

Russia’s chief diplomat in Scotland condemns Ukraine invasion in social media post (The Telegraph)  

Pro-Russian Hackers Hit German Government Sites, Spiegel Says (Bloomberg)

Tracking Cobalt Strike Servers Used in Cyberattacks on Ukraine (IronNet)

Russia tensions with Israel may intensify as Kremlin denies Putin's apology (Newsweek)