The CyberWire Daily Podcast 5.31.24
Ep 2079 | 5.31.24

New cybersecurity bill aims to untangle federal regulations.

Show Notes

Draft legislation looks to streamline federal cybersecurity regulations. exposed personal information of business leaders and celebrities. Researchers find european politicians’ personal info for sale on the dark web. The BBC’s pension scheme suffers a breach. OpenAI disrupts covert influence operations making use of their platform. Hackers brick over 600,000 routers. Cracked copies of Microsoft office deliver a malware mix. A senator calls for accountability in the Change Healthcare ransomware attack. On our Industry Voices segment, we hear from SpyCloud’s Chip Witt, on navigating the threat of digital identity exposure. Florida man becomes Moscow’s fake-news puppet.

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CyberWire Guest

On our Industry Voices segment, we hear from Chip Witt, SpyCloud's SVP, Product Management, discussing navigating the threat of digital identity exposure. To learn more, check out SpyCloud’s Annual Identity Exposure Report 2024

Selected Reading

Senate chairman wants new White House-led panel to streamline federal cyber rules (The Record)

Data Leak Exposes Business Leaders and Top Celebrity Data (Hackread)

Information of Hundreds of European Politicians Found on Dark Web (SecurityWeek)

BBC Pension Scheme Breached, Exposing Employee Data (Infosecurity Magazine)

OpenAI accuses Russia, China, Iran, and Israel of misusing its GenAI tools for covert Ops (CSO Online)

Mystery malware destroys 600,000 routers from a single ISP during 72-hour span (Ars Technica)

Pirated Microsoft Office delivers malware cocktail on systems (Bleeping Computer)

UnitedHealth leaders 'should be held responsible' for installing inexperienced CISO, senator says (The Record)

Once a Sheriff’s Deputy in Florida, Now a Source of Disinformation From Russia (The New York Times) 

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