The CyberWire Daily Podcast 6.26.23
Ep 1851 | 6.26.23

Updates on Russia’s hybrid war. Transparent Tribe is back, with cyberespionage. A Trojanized version of Super Mario is out, and law enforcement seizes BreachForum’s domain.

Show Notes

Russian ISPs blocked Google News as tension with the Wagner Group mounted Friday. Ukrainian hacktivist auxiliaries break into Russian radio broadcasts. New EU sanctions are directed against Russian IT firms. Transparent Tribe resurfaces against Indian military and academic targets. Unauthorized access is the leading cause of data breaches for the fifth year in a row. Trojanized Super Mario Brothers game spreads SupremeBot malware. Today, guests discuss the cybersecurity skills gap. Paul Rebasti of Lockheed Martin shares what they are doing to fill cybersecurity skills gap. Jenny Brinkley joins us from AWS Re:Inforce discusses opportunities from the cybersecurity skills gap. And law enforcement agencies seize BreachForums' web domain. 

For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news briefing:

Selected reading.

Ukraine at D+487: After the march on Moscow. (CyberWire)

Ukraine at D+486: The march on Moscow is over. (CyberWire)

Ukraine at D+485: “We are dying for the Russian people.” (CyberWire)

U.S. spies learned in mid-June Prigozhin was planning armed action in Russia (Washington Post) 

Google News Blocked in Russia as Feud With Mercenary Leader Intensifies (New York Times)

Air War: Pro-Ukraine Hackers Increasingly Breaking Into Russian Broadcasts With Anti-Kremlin Messages (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty)

Fresh EU sanctions hit Russian IT firms (Computing)

Pakistan based hackers target Indian Army, education sector in new cyber attack (Telangana Today)

Pakistan-based hackers target Indian Army, education sector in new cyber attack (PGURUS)

‘Transparent Tribe’ comes out of hiding (Pune Times Mirror) 

2023 ForgeRock Identity Breach Report (ForgeRock)

Trojanized Super Mario Game Installer Spreads SupremeBot Malware (Cyble)

Trojanized Super Mario game used to install Windows malware (BleepingComputer)

FBI seizes BreachForums after arresting its owner Pompompurin in March (BleepingComputer)