The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.2.24
Ep 1974 | 1.2.24

Apple's clickless exploit.

Show Notes

A zero-click exploit affects iPhones belonging to Kaspersky employees. A GRU cyber campaign incorporates novel malware. The Indian government targets Apple over hacking attempts. Microsoft disables App Installer. Australian courts’ AV is compromised. A BlackBasta decryptor is released. Cyber Toufan claims attacks against Israeli targets. Patients in Oklahoma face online extortion. LoanCare customers’ data is at risk. Google settles a private browsing lawsuit. Barracuda patches a zero-day. That Chinese spy balloon was making a local call. And then Caleb Barlow, a friend of our show, shares password security tips you should know. 

Remember to leave us a 5-star rating and review in your favorite podcast app.

Miss an episode? Sign-up for our daily intelligence roundup, Daily Briefing, and you’ll never miss a beat. And be sure to follow CyberWire Daily on LinkedIn.

CyberWire Guest

Caleb Barlow, CEO of Cyberbit, joins us today to share helpful tips to remember those passwords. 

Selected Reading

4-year campaign backdoored iPhones using possibly the most advanced exploit ever (Ars Technica) 

New malware found in analysis of Russian hacks on Ukraine, Poland (The Record)

Russian Military Intelligence Blamed for Blitzkrieg Hacks (GovInfo Security)

India targets Apple over its phone hacking notifications (Washington Post)

Microsoft disables App Installer after observing financially motivated threat actor activity (Cybernews) 

Microsoft disables App Installer after observing financially motivated threat actor activity (Cybernews) 

Cyber attack on Victoria's court system may have exposed recordings of sensitive cases (ABC News) 

New Black Basta decryptor exploits ransomware flaw to recover files (Bleeping Computer)

Pro-Palestinian operation claims dozens of data breaches against Israeli firms (The Record)

Integris Health patients get extortion emails after cyberattack (Bleeping Computer) 

AG: Corewell Health reports another data breach; affects 1 million patients (The Oakland Press)

LoanCare Notifying 1.3 Million of Data Breach Following Cyberattack on Parent Company (Security Week)

Google settles $5 billion consumer privacy lawsuit (Reuters)

Barracuda fixed a new ESG zero-day exploited by Chinese group UNC4841 (Security Affairs)

U.S. intelligence officials determined the Chinese spy balloon used a U.S. internet provider to communicate (NBC News)

Share your feedback.

We want to ensure that you are getting the most out of the podcast. Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts with us by completing our brief listener survey as we continually work to improve the show. 

Want to hear your company in the show?

You too can reach the most influential leaders and operators in the industry. Here’s our media kit. Contact us at to request more info.

The CyberWire is a production of N2K Networks, your source for strategic workforce intelligence. © 2023 N2K Networks, Inc.