The CyberWire Daily Podcast 6.13.22
Ep 1598 | 6.13.22

A new RAT from Beijing. Muslim hacktivism in India. Ukraine reports a GRU spam campaign against media outlets. A Moscow court fines Wikimedia. And that UK cyber disaster was just a promo.

Show Notes

A Chinese APT deploys a new cyberespionage tool. Hacktivism roils India after a politician's remarks about the Prophet. Ukraine reports a "massive" spam campaign against the country's media organizations. A Russian court fines Wikimedia for "disinformation." From the NSA’s Cybersecurity Collaboration Center our guests are Morgan Adamski and Josh Zaritsky. Rick Howard sets the cyber sand table on Colonial Pipeline. And the Martians haven’t landed, and the Right Honorable Mr. Johnson is still PM.

Selected reading.

CERT-UA warns of cyberattack on Ukrainian media (Interfax-Ukraine)

Russian hackers start targeting Ukraine with Follina exploits (BleepingComputer)

Massive cyber attack on media organizations of Ukraine using the malicious program CrescentImp (CERT-UA # 4797) (CERT-UA)

Wikimedia Foundation appeals Russian fine over Ukraine war articles (The Verge)

GALLIUM Expands Targeting Across Telecommunications, Government and Finance Sectors With New PingPull Tool (Unit42)

Prophet remark: Slew of cyber attacks on Indian govt, private sites (The Times of India)

70 Indian government, private websites face international cyber attacks over Prophet row (The Times of India)

Channel 4 faces Ofcom probe over ’emergency news’ stunt to promote cyber attack drama The Undeclared War (INews)