The CyberWire Daily Podcast 5.12.22
Ep 1577 | 5.12.22

Killnet hits Italian targets. Access restored to RuTube. Hacktivism in the hybrid war. Emotet surges. NPM dependency confusion attacks were pentesting. Cybercrime and punishment.

Show Notes

Killnet hits Italian targets. Access to RuTube is restored. Hacktivism in the hybrid war. Emotet surges. Clearing up the confusion of NPM dependency confusion attacks. Tim Eades from Cyber Mentor Fund on finding the right investors. Our guest is Michael DeBolt of Intel 471 on the growing interest in Biometrics in the criminal underground. And cybercrime and punishment, Florida-man edition.

For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news briefing:

Selected reading.

Ukraine maps reveal how much territory Russia has lost in just a few days (Newsweek) 

Pro-Russian hackers target Italy institutional websites -ANSA news agency (Reuters) 

Russian cyber experts restore RuTube access after three-day outage (Reuters) 

They Fled Ukraine to Keep Their Cyber Startup Alive. Now, They’re Hacking Back. (Wall Street Journal)

Ukraine hacktivism 'problematic' for security teams says NSA cyber chief (Tech Monitor)

HP Wolf Security Threat Insights Report Q1 2022 | HP Wolf Security (HP Wolf Security)

npm supply chain attack targets Germany-based companies with dangerous backdoor malware (JFrog)

SaaS App Vanity URLs Can Be Spoofed for Phishing, Social Engineerin (SecurityWeek)

Trio Of Cybercriminals Sentenced For Conspiracy To Commit Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft (US Attorney for the Middle District of Florida)