The CyberWire Daily Podcast 2.16.23
Ep 1762 | 2.16.23

APT37 has some new tricks. Multilingual BEC attacks. A look at the cyber phases of Russia’s war, and how being a crime victim may now be another way of serving the state. Influencers behaving badly.

Show Notes

North Korea's APT37 is distributing M2RAT. Multilingual BEC attacks, and how they happen.  Assessing the cyber phase of Russia's war as the first anniversary of the invasion approaches. Killnet's attempt to rally hacktivists and criminals to the cause of Russia. Dinah Davis from Arctic Wolf describes continuous network scanning. Our guest is Dr. Inka Karppinen of CybSafe with a look at cyber security through the lens of a behavioral psychologist. And Grand Theft Auto is now also a TikTok challenge. 

Selected reading.

RedEyes hackers use new malware to steal data from Windows, phones (BleepingComputer) 

Multilingual Executive Impersonation Attacks (Abnormal Intelligence) 

Fog of War: How the Ukraine Conflict Transformed the Cyber Threat Landscape (Google Threat Analysis Group)

Following the Money: Killnet’s ‘Infinity Forum’ Wooing Likeminded Cybercriminals (Flashpoint) 

Hyundai, Kia patch bug allowing car thefts with a USB cable (BleepingComputer) 

Hyundai and Kia Launch Service Campaign to Prevent Theft of Millions of Vehicles Targeted by Social Media Challenge (NHTSA)