The CyberWire Daily Podcast 7.1.22
Ep 1611 | 7.1.22

Notes on cyber conflict. Lazarus Group blamed for the Harmony cryptocurrency heist. MedusaLocker warning. Observation of the C2C market. The Crypto Queen cracks the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted.

Show Notes

An update on the DDoS attack against Norway. NATO's resolutions on cyber security. North Korea seems to be behind the Harmony cryptocurrency heist. MedusaLocker warninga. Microsoft sees improvements in a gang's technique. Google blocks underworld domains. The Israeli-Iranian conflict in cyberspace. Chris Novak from Verizon with his take on this year’s DBIR. Our guest is Jason Clark of Netskope on the dynamic challenges of a remote workforce.And Now among the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted: one Crypto Queen.

Selected reading.

Pro-Russian hackers launched a massive DDoS attack against Norway (Security Affairs)

NATO establishes program to coordinate rapid response to cyberattacks (POLITICO) 

NATO to create cyber rapid response force, increase cyber defense aid to Ukraine (CyberScoop)

FACT SHEET: The 2022 NATO Summit in Madrid | The White House (The White House)

North Korean Lazarus hackers linked to Harmony bridge thef (TechCrunch) 

North Korea Suspected of Plundering Crypto to Fund Weapons Programs (Wall Street Journal)

Crypto crash threatens North Korea's stolen funds as it ramps up weapons tests (Reuters)

CISA Alert AA22-181A – #StopRansomware: MedusaLocker. (CISA Cybersecurity Alerts with the CyberWire)

#StopRansomware: MedusaLocker (CISA)

Microsoft warning: This malware that targets Linux just got a big update (ZDNet) 

Microsoft Warns of Cryptomining Malware Campaign Targeting Linux Servers (The Hacker News) 

Google blocked dozens of domains used by hack-for-hire groups (BleepingComputer)

Countering hack-for-hire groups (Google)

Gantz orders probe after TV reports hint IDF behind Iran steel plant cyberattack (Times of Israel)

Proofpoint: Zionist covert operation? (PressTV)

Zionist intelligence company cyberattacked by Iraqi hackers (Mehr)

FBI Offers $100,000 Reward for Capture of Ten Most Wanted Fugitive ‘Cryptoqueen’ (FBI)