The CyberWire Daily Podcast 10.14.22
Ep 1683 | 10.14.22

Phishing for poll watchers. Impersonating Intrusion Truth. Data breach at the LDS Church. SpaceX asks for help paying for Ukraine’s Starlink. Killnet’s potential. The gamer’s attack surface.

Show Notes

County election workers find themselves targets of phishing. Impersonating Intrusion Truth. The LDS Church discloses data compromise. SpaceX asks for Starlink funding. Does Killnet have potential to do more damage than it so far has? Deepen Desai from Zscaler on Joker, Facestealer and Coper banking malwares on the Google Play store. Our guest is Maxime Lamothe-Brassard of LimaCharlie to discuss how the cybersecurity is following in the footsteps of software engineering. And the Gamers’ attack surface? It’s big, big, really big, Noobs.

Selected reading.

2022 Election Phishing Attacks Target Election Workers (Trellix)

Suspicious Twitter accounts impersonating research group try to blame the NSA for Chinese hacks (The Daily Dot)

Statement and FAQ on Church Account Data Incident (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)

Exclusive: Musk's SpaceX says it can no longer pay for critical satellite services in Ukraine, asks Pentagon to pick up the tab (CNN)

Killnet: don't underestimate the “script kiddies,” experts say (Cybernews)

Gaming Is Booming. That’s Catnip for Cybercriminals. (New York Times)