The CyberWire Daily Podcast 7.8.24
Ep 2102 | 7.8.24

The age old battle between iPhone and Android.

Show Notes

Microsoft is phasing out Android use for employees in China. Mastodon patches a security flaw exposing private posts. OpenAI kept a previous breach close to the vest. Nearly 10 billion passwords are leaked online. A Republican senator presses CISA for more information about a January hack. A breach of the Egyptian Health Department impacts 122,000 individuals. South Africa's National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) suffers a ransomware attack. Eldorado is a new ransomware-as-a-service offering. CISA adds a Cisco command injection vulnerability to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog. N2K’s CSO Rick Howard catches up with AWS’ Vice President of Global Services Security Hart Rossman to discuss extending your security around genAI.  Ransomware scrambles your peace of mind.

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CyberWire Guest

Recently N2K’s CSO Rick Howard caught up with AWS’ Vice President of Global Services Security Hart Rossman at the AWS re:Inforce event. They discussed extending your security around genAI. Watch Hart’s presentation from AWS re:Inforce 2024 - Securely accelerating generative AI innovation.

Selected Reading

Microsoft Orders China Staff to Switch From Android Phones to iPhones for Work (Bloomberg)

Mastodon: Security flaw allows unauthorized access to posts (Stack Diary)

A Hacker Stole OpenAI Secrets, Raising Fears That China Could, Too (The New York Times)

“A treasure trove for adversaries”: 10 billion stolen passwords have been shared online in the biggest data leak of all time (ITPro)

Senate leader demands answers from CISA on Ivanti-enabled hack of sensitive systems (The Record)

Egyptian Health Department Data Breach: 120,000 Users' Data Exposed (GB Hackers)

South African pathology labs down after ransomware attack (The Cape Independent)

New Eldorado ransomware targets Windows, VMware ESXi VMs (Bleeping Computer)

CISA adds Cisco NX-OS Command Injection bug to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog (Security Affairs)

New RUSI Report Exposes Psychological Toll of Ransomware, Urges Action (Infosecurity Magazine)

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