The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.16.24
Ep 1983 | 1.16.24

Vulnerabilities and security risks.

Show Notes

Ivanti products are under active zero-day exploitation. Phemedrone is a new open-source info-stealer. Bishop Fox finds exposed SonicWall firewalls. GitLab and VMware patch critical vulnerabilities. The Secret Service foils a phishing scam. Europol shuts down a cryptojacking campaign. Ransomware hits a Majorca municipality. RUSI looks at ransomware. Ben Yelin explains the New York Times going after OpenAI over the data scraping. And the sad case of an Ohio lottery winner. 

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CyberWire Guest

Guest and partner Ben Yelin joins us today to discuss “The Most Critical Elements of the FTC’s Health Breach Rulemaking.” Ben is the Program Director for Public Policy & External Affairs at the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security and Co-Host of N2K’s Caveat Podcast.

Selected Reading

Ivanti Connect Secure zero-days now under mass exploitation (Bleeping Computer)

Windows SmartScreen flaw exploited to drop Phemedrone malware (Bleeping Computer)

Over 178,000 SonicWall next-generation firewalls (NGFW) online exposed to hack (Security Affairs)

GitLab Fixes Password Reset Bug That Allows Account Takeover (Security Boulevard)

Patches Available for a Critical Vulnerability in VMware Aria Automation: CVE-2023-34063 (Malware News)

US court docs expose fake antivirus renewal phishing tactics (Bleeping Computer)

Hacker spins up 1 million virtual servers to illegally mine crypto (Bleeping Computer)

Ransomware gang demands €10 million after attacking Spanish council (The Record)

Ransomware: Victim Insights on Harms to Individuals, Organisations and Society (Royal United Services Institute)

Cybersecurity incident delays payouts for big Ohio Lottery winners (Beacon Journal)

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