The CyberWire Daily Podcast 7.19.22
Ep 1622 | 7.19.22

Espionage and cyberespionage. Albania's national IT networks work toward recovery. Malicious apps ejected from Google Play. White House summit addresses the cyber workforce. Notes on cybercrime.

Show Notes

A Cozy Bear sighting. Shaking up Ukraine's intelligence services. Albania's national IT networks continue to work toward recovery. US Justice Department seizes $500k from DPRK threat actors. The FBI warns of apps designed to defraud cryptocurrency speculators. A White House meeting today addresses the cyber workforce. Ben Yelin looks at our right to record police. Our guest is Tim Knudsen, Director of Product Management for Zero Trust at Google Cloud, speaking with Rick Howard. And another trend we’d like to be included out of.

Selected reading.

Russian APT29 Hackers Use Online Storage Services, DropBox and Google Drive (Unit 42)

Russian hacking unit Cozy Bear adds Google Drive to its arsenal, researchers say (CyberScoop)

Russian SVR hackers use Google Drive, Dropbox to evade detection (BleepingComputer) 

Ukraine’s spy problem runs deeper than Volodymyr Zelensky’s childhood friend (The Telegraph) 

Albanian government websites go dark after cyberattack (Register) 

On Google Play, Joker, Facestealer, & Coper Banking Malware (Zscaler) 

Justice Department seizes $500K from North Korean hackers who targeted US medical organizations (CNN) 

Cyber Criminals Create Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Investment Applications to Defraud US Investors (US Federal Bureau of Investigation)

Announcement of White House National Cyber Workforce and Education Summit | The White House (The White House)

Fortinet Announces Free Training Offering for Schools at White House Cyber Workforce and Education Summit (Fortinet)

Not your average side hustle: the women making thousands from 'pay pigs' who enjoy being financially dominated (Business Insider)