The CyberWire Daily Podcast 6.24.22
Ep 1606 | 6.24.22

Lithuania warns of DDoS. Some limited Russian success in cyber phases of its hybrid war. Spyware infestations in Italy and Kazakstan. Tabletop exercises. Ransomware as misdirection.

Show Notes

Lithuania's NKSC warns of increased DDoS threat. Limited Russian success in the cyber phases of its hybrid war. Another warning of spyware in use against targets in Italy and Kazakhstan. Hey, critical infrastructure operators: CISA’s got tabletop exercises for you. Kevin Magee from Microsoft has advice for recent grads. A look back the year since Colonial Pipeline with Padraic O'Reilly of CyberSaint. And sometimes ransomware is just a spy’s way of saying, “nothing up my sleeve…”

Selected reading.

Lithuania warns of rise in DDoS attacks against government sites (BleepingComputer) 

Defending Ukraine: Early Lessons from the Cyber War (Microsoft) 

Why think tanks are such juicy targets for cyberspies (The Record by Recorded Future)

The war in Ukraine is showing the limits of cyberattacks (Tech Monitor)

Spyware vendor targets users in Italy and Kazakhstan (Google Threat Analysis Group)

BRONZE STARLIGHT Ransomware Operations Use HUI Loader (SecureWorks)

CISA Tabletop Exercises Packages (CTEP) (CISA)

CISA Tabletop Exercise Package (CTEP) Workshop (Government Technology)