The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.19.24
Ep 1986 | 1.19.24

New malware, new threats.

Show Notes

Microsoft warns of an Iranian cyberespionage group. The CyberSafety Review Board receives critical reviews of its own. VMWare warns of active product exploitation. Tax info gets leaked in accounting firm breach. Kansas State University reports a cyber incident. CISA adds Citrix Netscaler vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog. Councils in the UK suffer online disruptions. Cyber insurance can be a double edged sword. More email security breaches lead to firings. In our Solution Spotlight, N2K President Simone Petrella speaks with Michelle Amante of the Partnership for Public Service With an update on the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative. And it’s shields up for Generation Z.

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CyberWire Guest

On the Solution Spotlight, N2K President Simone Petrella speaks with Michelle Amante of the Partnership for Public Service sharing an update on the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative and how federal agencies and early career existing talent that may be interested in the program’s offerings.

Selected Reading

Microsoft: Iranian hackers target researchers with new MediaPl malware (Bleeping Computer)

Cyber Safety Review Board needs stronger authorities, more independence, experts say (Cyberscoop)

VMware vCenter Server Vulnerability Exploited in Wild (SecurityWeek)

ELO accounting data breach sparks tax fraud (Cybernews)

Cyber attacks on Kent councils disrupt online services (BBC)

Kansas State University suffered a serious cybersecurity incident (SecurityAffairs)

CISA urges urgent patching of two actively exploited Citrix NetScaler vulnerabilities (Malwarebytes)

Cyber Insurance in the Age of Ransomware: Protection or Provocation? (SOCRadar)

Four-in-ten employees sacked over email security breaches as firms tackle “truly staggering” increase in attacks (IT Pro)

Think boomers are most vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks? Wrong. It's actually Gen Z (CBC)

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