The CyberWire Daily Podcast 3.14.23
Ep 1779 | 3.14.23

Silicon Valley Bank as phishbait. An “attack superhighway.” Unauthorized software in the workplace. YoroTrooper, a new cyberespionage threat actor. Hacktivists game, too. How crime pays.

Show Notes

Expect phishing, BEC scams, and other social engineering to use Silicon Valley Bank lures. An "attack superhighway." Unauthorized software in the workplace. A new cyberespionage group emerges. Squad up (but not IRL). Ben Yelin unpacks the FBI director’s recent admission of purchasing location data. Ann Johnson from Afternoon Cyber Tea speaks with Jason Barnett from HCA Healthcare about cyber resilience. And, not that you’d consider a life of crime, but what are the gangs paying cyber criminals, nowadays?

Selected reading.

SVB's collapse and the potential for fraud. (CyberWire)

State-of-the-Internet: malicious DNS traffic. (CyberWire)

Unauthorized software in the workplace. (CyberWire)

Talos uncovers espionage campaigns targeting CIS countries, including embassies and EU health care agency (Cisco Talos Blog)

STALKER 2 game developer hacked by Russian hacktivists, data stolen (BleepingComputer)

GSC Game World suffers Stalker 2 leak after latest cyber attack (

Threat Groups Offer $240k Salary to Tech Jobseekers (Security Intelligence)