The CyberWire Daily Podcast 5.14.24
Ep 2067 | 5.14.24

Google strikes back.

Show Notes

Google patches another Chrome zero-day. UK insurance agencies and the NCSC team up to reduce ransom payments. The FCC designates a robocall scam group. Vermont passes strong data privacy laws. A malicious Python package targets macOS users. ESET unpacks Ebury malware. Don’t answer Jenny’s email. Guest is author Barbara McQuade discussing her book "Attack from Within: How Disinformation is Sabotaging America.”  The White House says, “Keep your crypto mining away from our missile silos!” 

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CyberWire Guest

Guest Barbara McQuade joins us to discuss her book "Attack from Within: How Disinformation is Sabotaging America" with Caveat co host Ben Yelin. You can hear Barbara and Ben’s full conversation on last week’s episode of Caveat here. You can catch Caveat on your favorite podcast app each Thursday where hosts Dave and Ben examine the latest in surveillance, digital privacy, cybersecurity law and policy. 

Selected Reading

Google Patches Second Chrome Zero-Day in One Week (SecurityWeek)

UK Insurance and NCSC Join Forces to Fight Ransomware Payments (Infosecurity Magazine)

FCC Warns of 'Royal Tiger' Robocall Scammers (SecurityWeek)

Vermont passes data privacy law allowing consumers to sue companies (The Record)

PyPi package backdoors Macs using the Sliver pen-testing suite (Bleeping Computer)

Apple backports fix for RTKit iOS zero-day to older iPhones (Bleeping Computer)

Ebury is alive but unseen: 400k Linux servers compromised for cryptocurrency theft and financial gain (WeLiveSecurity)

Security Experts Issue Jenny Green Email Warning For Millions (Forbes)

US government shuts down Chinese-owned cryptomine near nuclear missile base in Wyoming (Data Centre Dynamics)

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