The CyberWire Daily Podcast 3.6.23
Ep 1773 | 3.6.23

That crane might know what you’re shipping. Addressing the cybersecurity of water systems. Oakland’s ransomware incident is now a breach. Hybrid war. Investment scams.

Show Notes

Cranes as a security threat. EPA memo addresses cybersecurity risks to water systems. Oakland's ransomware incident becomes a data breach. Carding rises in the Russian underworld. Sandworm's record in Russia's war. Rick Howard sits down with Andy Greenberg from Wired to discuss how Ukraine suffered more data-wiping malware last year than anywhere, ever. Dave Bittner speaks with Kathleen Smith of ClearedJobs.Net to talk about hiring veterans and setting them (and yourself) up for success. And AI’s latest misuse: bogus investment schemes.

Selected reading.

WSJ News Exclusive | Pentagon Sees Giant Cargo Cranes as Possible Chinese Spying Tools (Wall Street Journal)

EPA Takes Action to Improve Cybersecurity Resilience for Public Water Systems (US EPA)

EPA presses states to include cybersecurity in water safety reviews (SC Media) 

EPA Calls on States to Improve Public Water Systems’ Cybersecurity (Meritalk)

EPA issues water cybersecurity mandates, concerning industry and experts (CyberScoop)

City of Oakland Targeted by Ransomware Attack, Work Continues to… (City of Oakland).

Ransomware gang leaks data stolen from City of Oakland (BleepingComputer)

Ransomware hackers release some stolen Oakland data (CBS News)

Oakland officials say ransomware group may release personal data on Saturday (The Record from Recorded Future News) 

Cybercrime site shows off with a free leak of 2 million stolen card numbers (The Record from Recorded Future News)

A year of wipers: How the Kremlin-backed Sandworm has attacked Ukraine during the war (The Record from Recorded Future News)

Bitdefender Labs warns of fresh phishing campaign that uses copycat ChatGPT platform to swindle eager investors (Hot for Security)