The CyberWire Daily Podcast 5.23.24
Ep 2074 | 5.23.24

Checkmate at check in.

Show Notes

Spyware is discovered on U.S. hotel check in systems. A Microsoft outage affects multiple services. Bitdefender uncovers Unfading Sea Haze. University of Maryland researchers find flaws in Apple’s Wi-Fi positioning system. Scotland’s NRS reveals a sensitive data leak. Rapid7 tracks the rise in zero-day exploits and mass compromise events. The SEC hits the operator of the New York Stock Exchange with a ten million dollar fine. Operation Diplomatic Specter targets political entities in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The FCC considers AI disclosure rules for political ads. N2K T-Minus Space Daily podcast host Maria Varmazis speaks with guests Brianna Bace and Unal Tatar sharing their work on Legal Perspectives on Cyberattacks Targeting Space Systems. Tone-blasting underwater data centers. 

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CyberWire Guest

N2K T-Minus Space Daily podcast host Maria Varmazis speaks with guests Brianna Bace and Unal Tatar PhD sharing their work on their paper: Law in Orbit: International Legal Perspectives on Cyberattacks Targeting Space Systems. You can learn more about their work in this post. Check out T-Minus Space Daily for your daily space intelligence. 

Selected Reading

Spyware found on US hotel check-in computers ( TechCrunch)

Microsoft outage affects Bing, Copilot, DuckDuckGo and ChatGPT internet search (Bleeping Computer)

Deep Dive Into Unfading Sea Haze: A New Threat Actor in the South China Sea (Bitdefender)

 Apple’s Wi-Fi Positioning Can Be System Abused To Track Users (GB Hackers) 

National Records of Scotland Data Breached in NHS Cyber-Attack (Infosecurity Magazine)

Zero-Day Attacks and Supply Chain Compromises Surge, MFA Remains Underutilized: Rapid7 Report (SecurityWeek)

NYSE Operator Intercontinental Exchange Gets $10M SEC Fine Over 2021 Hack (SecurityWeek)

Operation Diplomatic Specter: An Active Chinese Cyberespionage Campaign Leverages Rare Tool Set to Target Governmental Entities in the Middle East, Africa and Asia (Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 Intel)

FCC chair proposes requirement for political ads to disclose when AI content is used (The Record)

Acoustic attacks could be a serious threat to the future of underwater data centers (TechSpot)

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