The CyberWire Daily Podcast 4.6.23
Ep 1796 | 4.6.23

New phishing techniques. Arrests in the Genesis Market case. APT43’s Archipelago. Disinformation at the UN, and drop-shipping for Mother Russia.

Show Notes

New phishing techniques. Arrests in the Genesis Market case. APT43’s Archipelago. Russia's turn in the Security Council chair immediately becomes an occasion for disinformation. Our guest is Nick Tausek from Swimlane to discuss supply chain attack trends. Tim Starks from the Washington Post has the latest on the DOJ’s attempts to disrupt cyber crime.  And, make robo-love, not robo-war: nuisance-level hacktivism in the interest of Ukraine.

Selected reading.

New Phishing Campaign Exploits YouTube Attribution Links, Cloudflare Captcha (Vade Security)

Criminal Marketplace Disrupted in International Cyber Operation (U.S. Department of Justice)

Takedown of notorious hacker marketplace selling your identity to criminals | Europol (Europol)

Notorious criminal marketplace selling victim identities taken down in international operation (National Crime Agency)

Check your hack (Politie)

Carr Announces Investigation into Suspected Users of Genesis Dark Web Marketplace Following FBI Takedown of Illicit Site (Office of Attorney General of Georgia Chris Carr)

U.S., European Police Shut Down Hacker Marketplace, Make 119 Arrests (Wall Street Journal)

120 Arrested as Cybercrime Website Genesis Market Seized by FBI (SecurityWeek)

 International cops put the squeeze on Genesis Market users (Register) 

FBI obtained detailed database exposing 60,000 users of the cybercrime bazaar Genesis Market (CyberScoop)

Genesis Black Market Dismantled, But Experts Warn of Potential Vacuum (

How we’re protecting users from government-backed attacks from North Korea (Google) 

Google TAG Warns of North Korean-linked ARCHIPELAGO Cyberattacks (The Hacker News)

‘Outrageous’: Russia Accused of Spreading Disinformation at U.N. Event (New York Times)

Des hackers ont acheté 23.000 euros de sex-toys avec de l’argent russe (20 minutes)

Thanks to Ukrainian hackers, war freak orders £20,000 worth drones for Russian soldiers, gets sex toys instead (First Post)

Ukrainian hackers exchange Russian fighter’s drone order for dildos (New York Post)

‘It’s bullshit’: Inside the weird, get-rich-quick world of dropshipping (WIRED)