The CyberWire Daily Podcast 5.21.24
Ep 2072 | 5.21.24

The secrets of a dark web drug lord.

Show Notes

The alleged operator of Incognito Market is collared at JFK. The UK plans new ransomware reporting regulations. Time to update your JavaScript PDF library. CISA adds a healthcare interface engine to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. HHS launches a fifty million dollar program to help secure hospitals. A Fluent Bit vulnerability impacts major cloud platforms. The EPA issues a cybersecurity alert for drinking water systems. BiBi Wiper grows more aggressive. Siren is a new threat intelligence platform for open source software. On our Industry Voices segment, guest Amit Sinha, CEO of DigiCert, joins N2K’s Rick Howard to discuss “Innovation: balancing the good with the bad.” And is it just me, or does that AI assistant sound awfully familiar?

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CyberWire Guest

On our Industry Voices segment, guest Amit Sinha, CEO of DigiCert, joins N2K’s Rick Howard to discuss “Innovation: balancing the good with the bad.” Rick caught up with Amit at the recent RSA Conference in San Francisco. 

Selected Reading

“Incognito Market” Owner Arrested for Operating One of the Largest Illegal Narcotics Marketplaces on the Internet (United States Department of Justice)

Exclusive: UK to propose mandatory reporting for ransomware attacks and licensing regime for all payments (The Record)

CVE-2024-4367 in PDF.js Allows JavaScript Execution, Potentially Affecting Millions of Websites: Update Now (SOCRadar)

CISA Warns of Attacks Exploiting NextGen Healthcare Mirth Connect Flaw (SecurityWeek)

Fluent Bit flaw discovered that impacts every major cloud provider (Tech Monitor)

EPA Issues Alert After Finding Critical Vulnerabilities in Drinking Water Systems (SecurityWeek)

New BiBi Wiper version also destroys the disk partition table (Bleeping Computer)

Enhancing Open Source Security: Introducing Siren by OpenSSF (OpenSSF)

HHS offering $50 million for proposals to improve hospital cybersecurity (The Record)

Scarlett Johansson Said No, but OpenAI’s Virtual Assistant Sounds Just Like Her (The New York Times)

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