The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.7.22
Ep 1718 | 12.7.22

Ransomware, third-party risk, cyberespionage, social engineering, and a software supply-chain threat..

Show Notes

Rackspace reacts to ransomware. Third-party incidents in New Zealand and the Netherlands. Russian intelligence goes phishing. Mustang Panda uses Russia's war as phishbait. A Malicious package is found in PyPi. Kevin Magee from Microsoft Canada shares thoughts on cybersecurity startups in an economic downturn. Our guest is IDology's Christina Luttrell to discuss how consumers feel about digital identity, fraud, security and data privacy. And a French-speaking investment scam.

Selected reading.

Rackspace Technology Hosted Exchange Environment Update (Rackspace Technology) 

Multiple government departments in New Zealand affected by ransomware attack on IT provider (The Record by Recorded Future) 

Antwerp's city services down after hackers attack digital partner (BleepingComputer) 

Russian hacking group spoofed Microsoft login page of US military supplier: report (The Record by Recorded Future)

Mustang Panda Uses the Russian-Ukrainian War to Attack Europe and Asia Pacific Targets (BlackBerry) 

Inside the Face-Off Between Russia and a Small Internet Access Firm (New York Times) 

Apiiro’s AI engine detected a software supply chain attack in PyPI (Apiiro | Cloud-Native Application Security) 

Anatomizing CryptosLabs: a scam syndicate targeting French-speaking Europe for years (Group-IB)