The CyberWire Daily Podcast 4.15.24
Ep 2046 | 4.15.24

Hunting vulnerabilities.

Show Notes

Palo Alto Networks releases hotfixes for an exploited zero-day. Delinea issues an urgent update for a critical flaw. Giant Tiger data is leaked online. A European semiconductor manufacturer deals with a data breach. Roku suffers its second breach of the year. Operators of the Hive RAT face charges.  A former Amazon security engineer gets three years in prison for hacking cryptocurrency exchanges. Zambian officials arrest 77 in a scam call center crack down. Our guest Deputy Assistant Director Cynthia Kaiser from the FBI Cyber Division describes dual ransomware. And Rob Boyce, Managing Director at Accenture, shares his thoughts on security testing of generative AI. And selling Pokemon cheats leaves one man in Japan feeling like he had a run-in with a Scaldiburn.

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CyberWire Guest

Today, we have two guests, Deputy Assistant Director Cynthia Kaiser from the FBI Cyber Division discussing dual ransomware. Followed by Rob Boyce, Managing Director at Accenture, sharing some thoughts on security testing of generative AI.

Selected Reading

Palo Alto Networks Releases Fixes for Firewall Zero-Day as First Attribution Attempts Emerge (SecurityWeek)

A critical vulnerability in Delinea Secret Server allows auth bypass, admin access (Help Net Security)

Hacker claims Giant Tiger data breach, leaks 2.8M records online (Bleeping Computer)

Press statement: Nexperia IT Breach (Nexperia)

Roku issues warning over massive customer account breach (ITPro)

Two People Arrested in Australia and US for Development and Sale of Hive RAT (SecurityWeek)

Ex-Amazon engineer gets 3 years for hacking crypto exchanges (Bleeping Computer)

Zambia arrests 77 people in swoop on "scam" call centre (Bitdefender)

Japanese Police Arrest 36-Year-Old Man on Suspicion of Tampering With Pokémon Violet Save Data (IGN) 

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