The CyberWire Daily Podcast 2.2.24
Ep 1996 | 2.2.24

A digital leaker gets 40 years behind bars.

Show Notes

Former CIA leaker sentenced to 40 years. Interpol arrests suspected cybercriminals and takes down servers. Cloudflare discloses a Thanksgiving Day data breach. The FBI removes malware from outdated routers. President Biden plans to veto a Republican-led bill overturning cyber disclosure rules. Attackers target poorly managed Linux systems. Infected USB devices take advantage of popular websites for malware distribution. Blackbaud faces a data deletion mandate from the FTC. Our guest is Adam Marré, CISO of Arctic Wolf, to kick off our continuing discussion of 2024 election security. A cybersecurity incident in Georgia leads to a murder suspect on the run.

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CyberWire Guest

Guest Adam Marré, CISO of Arctic Wolf, joins us to begin our discussion of election security in 2024. Adam will be sharing their Election Cybersecurity Survey outlining key cybersecurity threats to the 2024 election season. 

Selected Reading

40 years in prison for ex-CIA coder who leaked hacking tools to WikiLeaks (Digital Journey)

Interpol arrests more than 30 cybercriminals in global ‘Synergia’ operation (The Record)

Cloudflare Hacked After State Actor Leverages Okta Breach (HACKREAD)

FBI removes malware from hundreds of routers across the US (Malwarebytes)

Biden to Veto Attempt to Overturn SEC Cyber Incident Disclosure Rules (SecurityWeek)

Threat Actors Installing Linux Backdoor Accounts (ASEC)

USB Malware Chained with Text Strings on Legitimate Websites Attacks Users (Cybersecurity News)

FTC settles with Blackbaud over poor data practices leading to massive hack (The Record)

Murder suspect mistakenly released from jail after 'cybersecurity incident'  (ABC News)  

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