The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.8.22
Ep 1636 | 8.8.22

Wipers, tak; grid takedown, nyet. Twitter 0-day exploited before patching. NHS 111 recovering from cyberattack. Notes on the C2C underworld.

Show Notes

Shifting cyber threats during Russia's war against Ukraine. A Twitter exploit may have compromised more than 5 million accounts. A Cyberattack disrupts NHS 111. Developments in the C2C market. An alleged Russian cryptocurrency exchange operator is extradited to the US. Rick Howard looks at FinTech. Andrea Little Limbago from Interos on Industrial policy and the tech divide. And a Crypto mixing service has been sanctioned by the US Treasury Department.

Selected reading.

ESET Threat Report T 1 2022 (WeLiveSecurity) 

Twitter confirms zero-day used to expose data of 5.4 million accounts (BleepingComputer)

NHS 111 software outage confirmed as cyber-attack (BBC News) 

Ministers coordinate response after cyber-attack hits NHS 111 (the Guardian)

Thousands of hackers flock to 'Dark Utilities' C2-as-a-Service (BleepingComputer)

Attackers leveraging Dark Utilities "C2aaS" platform in malware campaigns (Cisco Talos)

Genesis Brings Polish to Stolen-Credential Marketplaces (Sophos)

Cyber-related Designation (U.S. Department of the Treasury)

U.S. imposes sanctions on virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash (Reuters)

Crypto Mixing Service Tornado Cash Blacklisted by US Treasury (CoinDesk)

Alleged Russian Cryptocurrency Money Launderer Extradited to United States (US Department of Justice)

Russian accused of money laundering and running $4B bitcoin exchange extradited to US | CNN Politics (CNN)