The CyberWire Daily Podcast 10.26.23
Ep 1935 | 10.26.23

Some intelligence services understand the value of being underestimated.

Show Notes

StripedFly gets reclassified. YoroTrooper is interested in the Commonwealth of Independent States. The current state of DDoS attacks. Ukrainian hacktivists deface Russian artists' Spotify pages. Trolls amplify a Musky meme. In our Industry Voices segment, Matt Howard from Virtru explains securing data at the employee edge. Our guest is Seth Blank from Valimail, to discuss email security and DMARC. And while trolls might like Mr.Musk, the crooks heart Mr. Gosling.

Selected reading.

Sophisticated StripedFly Spy Platform Masqueraded for Years as Crypto Miner (Zeroday)

Kazakhstan-associated YoroTrooper disguises origin of attacks as Azerbaijan (Cisco Talos Blog)

DDoS threat report for 2023 Q3 (The Cloudflare Blog) 

Russian artists’ Spotify accounts defaced by pro-Ukraine hackers (Record) 

Elon Musk Mocked Ukraine, and Russian Trolls Went Wild (WIRED)

Ryan Gosling Tops McAfee’s 2023 Hacker Celebrity Hot List (Business Wire)