The CyberWire Daily Podcast 11.6.23
Ep 1942 | 11.6.23

Precautions, preparations, and resilience against cybercrime and hacktivism.

Show Notes

A precautionary shutdown at a major US mortgage lender. Call centers as targets. A push to decouple data and identity. The cyber front in the Hamas-Israeli war. Hacktivism and state-sponsored cyberattacks against Israel. The instructive case of TASS and managing influence operations. Deepen Desai from Zscaler talking about the TOITOIN Trojan. Our guest is Joe Nocera, of PwC sharing their latest Global Digital Trust Insights survey and the impact of the SEC's new cybersecurity disclosure rules. And cybercrime on the side of Ukraine (or at least, cybercrime against Russia).

Selected reading.

Mortgage Giant Mr. Cooper Shuts Down Systems Following Cyberattack (SecurityWeek)

TransUnion Report Shows Fraud Attacks on Financial Industry Call Centers Rising (Transunion)

A Bold New Plan to Make Cloud Computing More Secure (IEEE Spectrum) 

The Cyberwarfare Front of the Israel-Gaza War (The National Interest)

Agonizing Serpens (Aka Agrius) Targeting the Israeli Higher Education and Tech Sectors (Unit 42)

GhostSec offers Ransomware-as-a-Service Possibly Used to Target Israel (Uptycs) 

Kremlin Sacks TASS Chief for Wagner Mutiny Coverage (The Moscow Times) 

Russia's 2nd-Largest Insurer Rosgosstrakh Hacked; 400GB of Data Sold Online (Hackread - Latest Cybersecurity News, Press Releases & Technology Today)