The CyberWire Daily Podcast 2.20.24
Ep 2007 | 2.20.24

The reign of digital terror ends.

Show Notes

Operation Cronos leaves LockBit operations on borrowed time. An alleged leak reveals internal operations from the Chinese Ministry of Public Security. An Israeli airline thwarts communications hijacking attempts. The alleged Raccoon Infostealer operator has been extradited to the US. ConnectWise patches critical vulnerabilities. Schneider Electric confirms a Cactus ransomware attack. Alleged Maryland money launderers face indictments. Russian hackers target media outlets in Ukraine. Our guest is Tomislav Pericin, Chief Software Architect at Reversing Labs , on the rise of software supply chain attacks. and Tinder hopes to reel in the catfish.

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CyberWire Guest

Guest is Tomislav Pericin, ReversingLabs Chief Software Architect, talking about the rise of software supply chain attacks. Learn more in their 2024 State of Software Supply Chain Security Report

Selected Reading

Police arrests LockBit ransomware members, release decryptor in global crackdown (BleepingComputer)

U.S. and U.K. Disrupt LockBit Ransomware Variant (US Justice Department)

Chinese Ministry Of Public Security Breach: Data On GitHub (The Cyber Express)

Massive “i-Soon” leak reveals Chinese firm's hacking tools, targets, including NATO (The Stack)

I-S00N Leaked Chinese foreign government infiltration intel on Github : r/cybersecurity (Reddit)

Israeli Aircraft Survive “Cyber-Hijacking” Attempts (Infosecurity Magazine)

Raccoon Infostealer operator extradited to the United States (Malwarebytes)

Critical ConnectWise ScreenConnect vulnerabilities fixed, patch ASAP! (Help Net Security)

Schneider Electric confirms data was stolen in Cactus ransomware attack (IT Pro)

Maryland Busts $9.5 Million #BEC Money Laundering Ring (CyberCrime & Doing Time)

Several Ukrainian media outlets attacked by Russian hackers (The Record)

Tinder Expands ID Checks Amid Rise in AI Scams, Dating Crimes (Bloomberg)

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