The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.23.24
Ep 1988 | 1.23.24

The mother of all data breaches.

Show Notes

The mother of all data breaches. CISA director Easterly is the victim of a swatting incident. An AI robocall in New Hampshire seeks to sway the election. Australia sanctions an alleged Russian cyber-crime operator. Atlassian Confluence servers are under active exploitation. Apple patches a webkit zero-day. Black Basta hits a major UK water provider. Hackers who targeted an Indian ISP launch and online search portal. A Massachusetts hospital suffered a Christmas day ransomware attack. Ann Johnson host of the Afternoon Cyber Tea podcast, speaks with Caitlin Sarian, known to many as Cybersecurity Girl. And HP claims bricked printers are a security feature, not a bug. 

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CyberWire Guest

Microsoft Security’s Afternoon Cyber Tea podcast host, Ann Johnson, speaks with Caitlin Sarian, known to many as Cybersecurity Girl, a leading influencer with a cybersecurity-focused social presence. Listen to the full interview here

Selected Reading

Mother of All Breaches: ​a Historic Data Leak Reveals 26 Billion Records (Cybernews)

CISA’s Easterly the target of ‘harrowing’ swatting incident (The Record)

AI robocalls impersonate President Biden in an apparent attempt to suppress votes in New Hampshire (PBS NewsHour)

Hear fake Biden robocall urging voters not to vote in New Hampshire (YouTube)

Medibank hack: Russian sanctioned over Australia's worst data breach (BBC)

Hackers start exploiting critical Atlassian Confluence RCE flaw (BleepingComputer)

iOS 17.3 and macOS Sonoma 14.3 Patch WebKit Vulnerability That May Have Been Exploited (MacRumors)

UK water company that serves millions confirms system attackIndian ISP Hathway Data Breach (The Record)

Hacker Leaks 4 Million Users, KYC Data (HACKREAD)

Massachusetts hospital claimed to be targeted by Money Message ransomware (SC Media)

HP's CEO spells it out: You're a 'bad investment' if you don't buy HP supplies (The Register)

HP CEO evokes James Bond-style hack via ink cartridges (Ars Technica)

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