The CyberWire Daily Podcast 6.16.22
Ep 1601 | 6.16.22

Interpol scores against BEC, online fraud, and money laundering. Developments in C2C markets. Versioning vulnerability. Cyber war and cyber escalation.

Show Notes

Interpol coordinates international enforcement action against scammers. A new version of IceXLoader is observed. Exploiting versioning limits to render files inaccessible. Reflections on the first large-scale hybrid war. Kelly Shortridge from Fastly on why behavioral science and economics matters for InfoSec. Patrick Orzechowski from DeepWatch on Russian IoCs and critical infrastructure. And the possibility of cyber escalation in Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine.

Selected reading.

Hundreds arrested and millions seized in global INTERPOL operation against social engineering scams (Interpol)

New IceXLoader 3.0 – Developers Warm Up to Nim (Fortinet Blog) 

Proofpoint Discovers Potentially Dangerous Microsoft Office 365 Functionality that can Ransom Files Stored on SharePoint and OneDrive (Proofpoint) 

Russia’s cyber fog in the Ukraine war (GIS Reports)

Russia Might Try Reckless Cyber Attacks as Ukraine War Drags On, US Warns (Defense One)

Cyber Attacks in Times of Conflict (CyberPeace Institute)

Vladimir Putin’s Ukraine invasion is the world’s first full-scale cyberwar (Atlantic Council)

Why Russia has refrained from a major cyber-attack against the West (Cyber Security Hub)

In modern war, we have as much to fear from cyber weapons as kinetics (Computing)