The CyberWire Daily Podcast 2.12.24
Ep 2002 | 2.12.24

DOJ strikes justice.

Show Notes

The DOJ shuts down the Warzone rat. Ransomware hits over twenty Romanian hospitals, and Rysida gets a decryptor. Canada may ban the Flipper Zero. Chinese espionage claims against the US are light on facts. Australia looks to criminalize doxxing. Federal IT leaders seek better coordination with CISA and the JCDC. Wired looks at the effect of cyberattacks on inequality. Our guest is Manny Felix, Founder and CEO of US Cyber Initiative, sharing their work in unlocking cyber career opportunities for young people. And this thumb drive will self-destruct in five seconds.

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CyberWire Guest

Manuel "Manny" Felix, Founder and CEO of US Cyber Initiative, sharing their work in unlocking career opportunities for young people who are interested in cyber and emergent technology. US Cyber Initiative grew out of AZ Cyber. Learn more about AZ Cyber here

Selected Reading

DOJ shuts down ‘Warzone’ malware vendor and charges two in connection (The Record)

Ransomware attack forces 18 Romanian hospitals to go offline (BleepingComputer)

Decryptor for Rhysida ransomware is available (Help Net Security)

Canada moves to ban the Flipper Zero amid rising auto theft concerns (TECHSPOT)

China’s Cyber Revenge | Why the PRC Fails to Back Its Claims of Western Espionage (SentinelOne)

‘Doxxing’ laws to be brought forward after Jewish WhatsApp leak  (The Sydney Morning Herald)

Exclusive: Duke Energy to remove Chinese battery giant CATL from Marine Corps Base (Reuters)

Federal IT officials call on CISA for tougher standards, more coordination (FedScoop)

Priorities of the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative for 2024 (CISA)

The Hidden Injustice of Cyberattacks (WIRED)

Ovrdrive USB stick with data-hiding and overheating self-destruct features nears crowdfunding goal (TechSpot)

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