Ransomware and materiality. MetaStealer hits businesses. Two looks at cloud risks. His Highness, the Large Language Model.
The MGM Resorts incident is now believed to be ransomware, and how does that inform our view of Materiality of a cyber incident? MetaStealer targets businesses. Cloud access with stolen credentials. The cloud as an expansive attack surface. Johannes Ullrich from SANS describes malware in dot-inf files. In our Industry Voices segment Dave speaks with Oliver Tavakoli, CTO at Vectra, on the complexity and challenges of cloud service security. And welcome back, or not, Your Highness the Large Language Model, Prince of Nigeria.
For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news briefing:
Caesars Paid Ransom After Suffering Cyberattack (Wall Street Journal)
The Cyberattack That Sent Las Vegas Back in Time (Wall Street Journal)
Pro Take: MGM Casino Hack Shows Challenge in Defending Connected Tech (Wall Street Journal)
“Authorized” to break in: Adversaries use valid credentials to compromise cloud environments (Security Intelligence)
Unit 42 Attack Surface Threat Report (Palo Alto Networks)