The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.3.24
Ep 1975 | 1.3.24

A digital disappearance in Utah.

Show Notes

Cyber-kidnapping in Utah. Hospitals sue for data recovery. The US Department of Homeland Security assesses cyber threats to the US. Mac malware is on the rise. Cameras hacked by Russian intelligence services provide targeting information. Ransomware roundup. An NPM dependency campaign. Google recommends enhanced safe browsing. Rob Boyce from Accenture describes the Five Families and the trend of hacker collaboration. And the FTC wants to hear your cloned voice.

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CyberWire Guest

Today, we are joined by Rob Boyce from Accenture talking about the Five Families, the trend of hacker collaboration. 

Selected Reading

Missing Riverdale foreign exchange student found near Brigham City in case of ‘cyber kidnapping’ (ABC4)

What is ‘cyber kidnapping’ and what can you do to stay safe online? (Deseret News)

Hospitals ask courts to force cloud storage firm to return stolen data (BleepingComputer)

Homeland Threat Assessment (US Department of Homeland Security)

 The Mac Malware of 2023 (Objective-See)

SBU blocks webcams that ‘flashed’ operation of air defense during missile attack on Kyiv on Jan 2 (Interfax-Ukraine)

Ukraine says Russia hacked web cameras to spy on targets in Kyiv (The Record) 

Akumin radiology and oncology reports ransomware attack and data breach (beyondmachines)

Coop supermarket chain hit by ransomware cyberattack (beyondmachines)

When “Everything” Goes Wrong: NPM Dependency-Hell Campaign – 2024 Edition (Checkmarx)

Accounts in danger: Google recommends enhanced safe browsing and extra care (cybernews)

The FTC Voice Cloning Challenge (FTC)

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