The CyberWire Daily Podcast 9.28.22
Ep 1672 | 9.28.22

DDoS remains commonplace in Russia's hybrid war. Leaked LockBit 3.0 builder used by new gang. Meta takes down Russian disinfo networks. Lazarus Group goes spearphishing. Cloudy complexity.

Show Notes

DDoS remains the most characteristic mode of cyber ops in Russia's hybrid war against Ukraine. A leaked LockBit 3.0 builder is being used in ransomware attacks. Meta takes down Russian disinformation networks. Lazarus Group is spearphishing with bogus job offers. Joe Carrigan looks at SNAP benefit scams. Our guest is Crane Hassold of Abnormal Security with the latest in advanced email attack trends. And the cloud…is complicated.

Selected reading.

Adversaries Continue Cyberattack Onslaught with Greater Precision and Innovative Attack Methods According to 1H2022 NETSCOUT DDoS Threat Intelligence Report (NETSCOUT) 

Leaked LockBit 3.0 builder used by ‘Bl00dy’ ransomware gang in attacks (BleepingComputer) 

Removing Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior From China and Russia (Meta)

Russia is spoofing mainstream media to smear Ukraine, Meta says (Protocol)

Operation In(ter)ception: social engineering by the Lazarus Group. (CyberWire)

How cloud complexity affects security. (CyberWire)