The CyberWire Daily Podcast 6.21.24
Ep 2093 | 6.21.24

U.S. tightens the cybersecurity belt.

Show Notes

Biden bans Kaspersky over security concerns. Accenture says reports of them being breached are greatly exaggerated. SneakyChef targets diplomats in Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia. A serious firmware flaw affects Intel CPUs. More headaches for car dealerships relying on CDK Global. CISA Alerts Over 100,000 Individuals of Potential Data Breach in Chemical Security Tool Hack. SquidLoader targets Chinese organizations through phishing. A new nonprofit aims to establish certification standards in maritime cybersecurity. A sneak peek of our latest podcast, Only Malware in the Building. Using the court system for customer support.

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CyberWire Guest

Guest Selena Larson, joined by Dave Bittner and Rick Howard, hosts the new podcast "Only Malware in the Building." This monthly collaboration between N2K CyberWire and Proofpoint delves into the most impactful and intriguing malware stories. Selena makes complex cybersecurity info fun and digestible, offering tech professionals clear, actionable insights. 

Selected Reading

Biden bans US sales of Kaspersky software over Russia ties (Reuters)

Exclusive: Accenture says data leak claims false, only 3 affected (Cyber Daily)

Chinese-aligned hacking group targeted more than a dozen government agencies, researchers find (CyberScoop)

Intel-powered computers affected by serious firmware flaw (CVE-2024-0762) (Help Net Security)

CDK warns: threat actors are calling customers, posing as support (bleepingcomputer)

Personal and Chemical Facility Information Potentially Accessed in CISA Hack (SecurityWeek)

New Highly Evasive SquidLoader Attacking Employees Mimic As Word Document (gbhackers)

New body IMCSO to elevate standards and streamline provisioning of cybersecurity services in Maritime (itsecurityguru)

US DHS partners with Indonesia to strengthen maritime cybersecurity in Indo-Pacific region (Industrial Cyber)

How small claims court became Meta's customer service hotline (engadget).

The curious case of the missing IcedID (Only Malware in the Building)

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