The CyberWire Daily Podcast 9.28.23
Ep 1916 | 9.28.23

Buckworm APT’s specialized tools. Cyberattack against Johnson Controls. Oversight panel reports on Section 702. Cyber in election security, and in the US industrial base. Hacktivism versus Russia.

Show Notes

The Budworm APT's bespoke tools. Johnson Controls sustains a cyberattack. The US Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board reports on Section 702. The looming government shutdown and cyber risk. Cybersecurity in the US industrial base. X cuts back content moderation capabilities. In our Industry Voices segment, Nicholas Kathmann from LogicGate describes the struggle when facing low cost attacks. Sam Crowther from Kasada shares his team's findings on Stolen Auto Accounts. And Ukrainian hacktivists target Russian airline check-in systems.

Selected reading.

Budworm: APT Group Uses Updated Custom Tool in Attacks on Government and Telecoms Org (Symantec Enterprise Blogs)

Johnson Controls reports data breach after severe ransomware attack (BeyondMachines) 

Report on the Surveillance Program Operated Pursuant to Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (U.S. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board) 

Split privacy board urges big changes to Section 702 surveillance law (Washington Post)

Democrats fear cyberattacks as government shutdown looms ( 

Aprio Releases U.S. National Manufacturing Survey, Highlighting the Need for Improved Operational Excellence, Digitization and Cybersecurity Practices (Aprio) 

Musk's X disabled feature for reporting electoral misinformation - researcher (Reuters) 

Musk’s X Cuts Half of Election Integrity Team After Promising to Expand It (The Information)

Aeroflot, other airlines’ flights delayed over DDoS attack (Cybernews)