The CyberWire Daily Podcast 10.24.23
Ep 1933 | 10.24.23

Two new things to worry about: how long it takes to read the fine print, and bed bug disinformation.

Show Notes

DDoS activity during the Hamas-Israeli war. Insurance firm reports cyber incident. Recent arrests in cybercrime sweeps. Ukrainian hacktivist auxiliaries compromise customer data at Russia's Alfa Bank. How long does it take to read the fine print? Ann Johnson from Afternoon Cyber Tea talks with Noopur Davis from Comcast about building secure tech from the start. Antonio Sanchez of Fortra shares cybersecurity challenges for enterprises including why having too many tools creates too much complexity. And hey, Marianne–don’t let the bedbugs bite. 

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Selected reading.

Cyber attacks in the Israel-Hamas war (The Cloudflare Blog)

China's crackdown on cyber scams in Southeast Asia ensnares thousands but leaves the networks intact (AP News) 

12 people arrested for bank malware scam, youngest being just 17 (The Independent Singapore News) 

Spain arrests 34 cybercriminals who stole data of 4 million people (BleepingComputer) 

Police Disrupt Ragnar Locker Ransomware Group (Infosecurity Magazine) 

Ragnar Locker Ransomware Boss Arrested in Paris (Dark Reading) 

E-Root marketplace credential-selling admin extradited to US (Register)

Ukraine security services involved in hack of Russia’s largest private bank (Record)

NordVPN study: Privacy policy awareness (NordVPN)

Russia spread bedbug panic in France, intelligence services suspect (The Telegraph)