The CyberWire Daily Podcast 10.7.22
Ep 1679 | 10.7.22

A US EO addresses EU data privacy concerns. China’s favorite CVEs. Election security and credit risk. COVID phishbait. Notes from the hybrid war, including some really motivated draft evaders.

Show Notes

A US Executive Order outlines US-EU data-sharing privacy safeguards. CISA, NSA, and the FBI list the top vulnerabilities currently being exploited by China. A look at election security and credit risk to US states. COVID-19-themed social engineering continues. Robert M. Lee from Dragos on securing the food and beverage industry. Carole Theriault interviews Joel Hollenbeck from Check Point Software on threat actors phishing school board meetings. Notes from the hybrid war: Killnet and US state government sites, the prospects of deterrence in cyberspace, and, finally, maybe the most motivated draft evaders in military history.

Selected reading.

FACT SHEET: President Biden Signs Executive Order to Implement the European Union-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (The White House)

Top CVEs Actively Exploited By People’s Republic of China State-Sponsored Cyber Actors (CISA) 

Government credit risk associated with election risk (CyberWire)

Exploiting COVID-19: how threat actors hijacked a pandemic (Proofpoint)

Ukraine at D+125: Abandoned tanks and discontented hawks. (CyberWire) 

Department Press Briefing – October 6, 2022 - United States Department of State (United States Department of State) 

2 Russians fleeing military service reach remote Alaska island (Military Times)