The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.2.22
Ep 1632 | 8.2.22

Nomad cryptocurrency bridge looted. BlackCat ransomware hits Europenan energy company. DSIRF disputes Microsoft's report on cyber mercenaries. Are there spies under Mr. Putin’s long table?

Show Notes

Nomad cryptocurrency bridge is looted. The BlackCat ransomware gang hits a Luxembourgeois energy company. DSIRF disputes Microsoft's characterization of the Austrian firm as cyber mercenaries. Ben Yelin looks at privacy concerns in the education software market. Our guest is PJ Kirner from Illumio to discuss Zero Trust Segmentation. And, finally, are there spies under Mr. Putin’s very very long table?

Selected reading.

Crypto Firm Nomad Loses Nearly $200 Million in Bridge Hack (Bloomberg) 

Crypto Bridge Nomad Drained of Nearly $200M in Exploit (CoinDesk)

Nomad token bridge drained of $190M in funds in security exploit (Cointelegraph) 

Nomad token bridge hacked in nearly $200 million exploit (mint) 

BlackCat ransomware gang hits Luxembourg energy supplier Creos (Computing)

Luxembourg energy provider Encevo Group battles ransomware attack by BlackCat (Tech Monitor)

BlackCat ransomware claims attack on European gas pipeline (BleepingComputer) 

Luxembourg energy companies struggling with alleged ransomware attack, data breach (The Record by Recorded Future)

Austrian spy firm accused by Microsoft says hacking tool was for EU states (Reuters)

Dilyana Gaytandzhieva: Putin’s Elite Inner Circle Infiltrated By Nato Informants (SouthFront)

GEC Special Report: Pillars of Russia’s Disinformation and Propaganda Ecosystem (US Department of State)