The CyberWire Daily Podcast 9.21.23
Ep 1911 | 9.21.23

Don’t get snatched. Trends in phishing, cyber insurance claims, and threats to academic institutions. Hacktivism in the hybrid war. Updates on the ICC attack. MGM says its casinos are back.

Show Notes

CISA and the FBI warn of Snatch ransomware. A look at phishing trends. Ransomware is increasingly cited in cyber insurance claims. Trends in cyber threats to academic institutions. A Russian hacktivist auxiliary disrupts Canadian border control and airport sites. The ICC remains tight-lipped concerning cyberattack. N2K’s Simone Petrella sits down with Chris Krebs at the mWISE conference. In today’s Threat Vector segment, David Moulton from Unit 42 takes a peek into the modern threat landscape with Wendi Whitmore, SVP of Unit 42. And MGM Resorts says it’s well on the way to recovery.

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Selected reading.

#StopRansomware: Snatch Ransomware (Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency CISA)

2023 .Phishing Trends (ZeroFox)

Cyber Insurance Claims Frequency and Severity Both Increased For Businesses in 1H 2023, Coalition Report Finds (Business Wire) 

2023 Cyber Claims Report: Mid-year Update (Coalition) 

Since 2018, ransomware attacks on the education sector have cost the world economy over $53 billion in downtime alone (Comparitech)

Canada blames border checkpoint outages on cyberattack (Record)

Cyberattack hits International Criminal Court (SC Media)

International Criminal Court hacked amid Russia probe (Register)

International Criminal Court under siege in cyberattack that could constitute world’s first cyber war crime (Yahoo News)

Our hotels and casinos are operating normally. (FAQ - MGM Resorts)

MGM Resorts computers back up after 10 days as analysts eye effects of casino cyberattacks (AP News - 09-20-2023)