The CyberWire Daily Podcast 2.26.24
Ep 2011 | 2.26.24

LockBit reloaded: Unveiling the next chapter in cybercrime.

Show Notes

LockBits reawakening. China's ramp up to safety for vital sectors. Data leak leaves China feeling exposed. Malware hidden by North Korea in fake developer job listings. UK Watchdog rebukes firm for biometric scanning of staff at leisure centers. SVR found adapting for the cloud environment. DOE proposes cybersecurity guidelines for the electric sector. Wideness of breach in the financial industry revealed. Moving on to better things. Things are looking up in the cybersecurity startup ecosystem. UK's National Cyber Security Centre announced they are launching a Cyber Governance Training Pack for boards. N2K’s President Simone Petrella talks with Elastic's CISO Mandy Andress about the CISO role and the intersection of cybersecurity, law, and organizational strategy. And, there’s a facial recognition battle going on at Waterloo, the University of Waterloo that is. 

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CyberWire Guest

Simone Petrella, N2K’s President, talks with Mandy Andress, Elastic's CISO, about the CISO role and the intersection of cybersecurity, law, and organizational strategy.

Selected Reading

LockBit Ransomware Gang Resurfaces With New Site (SecurityWeek)

LockBit ransomware gang attempts to relaunch its services following takedown (The Record) 

China to increase protections against hacking for key industries (Reuters)

The I-Soon data leak unveils China's cyber espionage tactics, techniques, procedures, and capabilities. (N2K CyberWire)

Fake Developer Jobs Laced With Malware (Phylum Blog)

Data watchdog tells off outsourcing giant for scanning staff biometrics despite 'power imbalance' (The Register) 

SVR cyber actors adapt tactics for initial cloud access (National Cyber Security Centre)

New DOE-Funded Initiative Outlines Proposed Cybersecurity Baselines for Electric Distribution Systems ( 

LoanDepot says about 17 million customers had personal data and Social Security numbers stolen during cyberattack (TechCrunch) 

Actual filing to Office of Maine Attorney General: Data Breach Notifications - Consumer Protection ( 

U-Haul data breach affects 67,000 customers in US and Canada (AZ Central)

Actual filing to Office of Maine AG: Data Breach Notifications - Consumer Protection (  

Funding Down, Optimism Up: The Bright Spots For Cybersecurity Startups In 2024 (Forbes)

NCSC to Offer Cyber Governance Guidance to Boards (InfoSecurity Magazine) 

'Facial recognition' error message on vending machine sparks concern at University of Waterloo (CTV News) 

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