The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.16.23
Ep 1886 | 8.16.23

China accuses the US of cyberespionage. Backdoors found in NetScaler. Account hijacking campaigns. Raccoon Stealer gets an update. Cryptocurrency recovery scams. Narrative control in the hybrid war.

Show Notes

China accuses the US of installing backdoors in a Wuhan lab. NetScaler backdoors are found. A Phishing scam targets executives. LinkedIn sees a surge in account hijacking. Raccoon Stealer gets an update. Cryptocurrency recovery scams. We kick off our new Learning Layer segment with N2K’s Sam Meisenberg. And a Moscow court fines Reddit and Wikipedia, for unwelcome content about Russia's war.

Selected reading.

Ministry warns of data security risks after US agencies identified behind cyberattack on Wuhan Earthquake Monitoring Center (Global Times)

China accuses U.S. intelligence agencies as source behind Wuhan cybersecurity attack (ZDNET) 

China teases imminent exposé of seismic US spying scheme (Register) 

2,000 Citrix NetScaler Instances Backdoored via Recent Vulnerability (SecurityWeek) 

Cloud Account Takeover Campaign Leveraging EvilProxy Targets Top-Level Executives at over 100 Global Organizations (Proofpoint)

LinkedIn Accounts Under Attack (Cyberint)

LinkedIn faces surge of account hijacking (Computing)

LinkedIn accounts hacked in widespread hijacking campaign (BleepingComputer)

Raccoon Stealer malware returns with new stealthier version (BleepingComputer)

FBI warns of increasing cryptocurrency recovery scams (BleepingComputer) 

Russia slaps Reddit, Wikipedia with fines (Cybernews)