Fortunes of commerce in Silicon Valley; fortunes of war on the banks of the Dnipro.
Leadership turmoil at OpenAI. Citrix Bleed vulnerability implicated in ransomware attacks. QakBot seems to have a successor. The FSB deploys LitterDrifter in cyberespionage against Ukraine. Russian security firm says China and North Korea are the source of most cyberattacks against Russia. Privateers and auxiliaries engage targets of opportunity. Ann Johnson from Afternoon Cyber Tea talks about leading edge cyber innovation with Nadav Zafrir. And alleged war crimes may include cyber operations conducted in support of other, conventional, kinetic war crimes.
A statement from Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella (The Official Microsoft Blog)
OpenAI Employees Threaten to Quit Unless Board Resigns (Wall Street Journal)
Sam Altman to Join Microsoft Following OpenAI Ouster (Wall Street Journal)
Dozens of Staffers Quit OpenAI After Sutskever Says Altman Won’t Return (The Information)
OpenAI’s Board Set Back the Promise of Artificial Intelligence (The Information)
A New AI Lexicon: Existential Risk (AI Now)
Medusa ransomware gang claims Toyota Financial Services hack (Security Affairs)
Are DarkGate and PikaBot the New QakBot? (Cofense)
Malware Spotlight - Into the Trash: Analyzing LitterDrifter (Check Point Research)
Russian APT Gamaredon uses USB worm LitterDrifter against Ukraine (Security Affairs)
Remarks by Assistant Secretary Graham Steele at the Federal Insurance Office and NYU Stern Volatility and Risk Institute Conference on Catastrophic Cyber Risk and a Potential Federal Insurance Response (U.S. Department of the Treasury)