The CyberWire Daily Podcast 9.7.22
Ep 1657 | 9.7.22

Albania attributes major cyberattack to Iran. TikTok denies breach. New Linux malware.

Show Notes

The Albanian government attributes a disruptive cyber attack to Iran. TikTok says it’s found no evidence of a data breach. Researchers have discovered a new strain of Linux malware. US agencies warn of ransomware targeting the education sector. Finland prepares to increase its cybersecurity capacity. Deepen Desai from Zscaler on the latest updates to Raccoon Stealer. Our guest is Lance Spitzner from the SANS Institute with results of their recent Security Awareness Report. And a fond farewell to the father of Let’s Encrypt.

Selected reading.

Albania cuts Iran ties over cyberattack, U.S. vows further action (Reuters)

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Adrienne Watson on Iran’s Cyberattack against Albania (The White House)

TikTok Data Breach Exposing 2B Records And Source Code May Not Have Happened After All (Hot Hardware)

TikTok Denies Data Breach Reportedly Exposing Over 2 Billion Users' Information (The Hacker News)

Shikitega - New stealthy malware targeting Linux (AT&T Alien Labs)

#StopRansomware: Vice Society (CISA)

Peter Eckersley, tech activist and founder of Let's Encrypt, dies at 43 (Techspot)

Honoring Peter Eckersley, Who Made the Internet a Safer Place for Everyone (Electronic Frontier Foundation)