The CyberWire Daily Podcast 4.10.24
Ep 2043 | 4.10.24

From deadlock to debate on a revised Section 702 bill.

Show Notes

The House moves forward on Section 702 reauthorization. Ukraine suspends a top cybersecurity official. A Wisconsin health coop suffers a data breach. Sophos uncovers a malicious backdoor. Fortinet issues patches for critical and high severity vulnerabilities. A Microsoft server exposed employee passwords, keys, and credentials. LG releases patches to secure smart TVs. The IMF warns of cyberattacks potential to trigger bank runs. It was a busy patch Tuesday. On our Learning Layer segment, host Sam Meisenberg and Joe Carrigan continue their discussion of Joe's CISSP study journey and how to avoid frustration when you get a practice question wrong. X marks the spot where Elon’s impulsiveness turns chaotic. 

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CyberWire Guest

On our Learning Layer segment, host Sam Meisenberg and Joe Carrigan continue their discussion of Joe's CISSP study journey and discuss Domain 1, Security and Risk Management. They cover note-taking best practices and how to avoid getting frustrated when you get a practice question wrong.

Selected Reading

House sets up debate on Section 702 bill, along with votes on proposed changes (The Record)

Ukrainian security service’s cyber chief suspended following media investigation (The Record)

530k Impacted by Data Breach at Wisconsin Healthcare Organization (SecurityWeek)

Smoke and (screen) mirrors: A strange signed backdoor (Sophos News)

Fortinet reports FortiClient critical flaw and issues in FortiOS and FortiProxy (Beyond Machines)

Microsoft left internal passwords exposed in latest security blunder (The Verge)

LG releases updates for vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to gain access to TVs (The Record)

Extreme cyberattacks could cause bank runs, IMF warns (Silicon Republic)

Johannes Ulrich's summary of MS patch Tuesday (SANS Internet Storm Center)

X automatically changed 'Twitter' to 'X' in users' posts, breaking legit URLs (Mashable) 

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