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Daily stories from the world of information security. To delve into any daily story, head to CISOseries.com.

Daily stories from the world of information security. To delve into any daily story, head to CISOseries.com.

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United States

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Daily stories from the world of information security. To delve into any daily story, head to CISOseries.com.

Twitter:

@dspark

Language:

English


Episodes

Russia’s cyber winter, military contractor attack, IRS smishing warning

9/30/2022
Finnish intelligence warns Russia ‘highly likely’ to turn to cyber in winter Researchers uncover covert attack campaign targeting military contractors IRS warns of "industrial scale" smishing surge Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Votiro Can you trust that your content and data is free of malware and ransomware? With Votiro you can. Votiro removes evasive and unknown malware from content in milliseconds, without impacting file fidelity or usability. It even works on...

Leaked ransomware used in attack, Cloudflare Turnstile, Fast Company hit with cyber attack

9/29/2022
Leaked ransomware builder used in attacks Cloudflare hopes Turnstile can replace CAPTCHAs Fast Company goes dark after cyber attack Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Votiro Can you trust that your content and data is free of malware and ransomware? With Votiro you can. Votiro removes evasive and unknown malware from content in milliseconds, without impacting file fidelity or usability. It even works on password-protected and zipped files. Plus, it’s an API, so it integrates with...

Duration:00:06:44

Lazarus targets macOS, Geopolitical DDoS, Meta takes down influence networks

9/28/2022
Lazarus Group targets macOS users Geopolitics behind recent DDoS surge Meta takes on influence networks Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Votiro Can you trust that your content and data is free of malware and ransomware? With Votiro you can. Votiro removes evasive and unknown malware from content in milliseconds, without impacting file fidelity or usability. It even works on password-protected and zipped files. Plus, it’s an API, so it integrates with everything – including Microsoft...

Duration:00:07:02

Jamf buys ZecOps, porn phishing DDoS, Cloudflare Zero Trust SIM

9/27/2022
Jamf buys ZecOps Porn phishing scam turns into a DDoS Cloudflare announced secure eSIM offering Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Votiro Can you trust that your content and data is free of malware and ransomware? With Votiro you can. Votiro removes evasive and unknown malware from content in milliseconds, without impacting file fidelity or usability. It even works on password-protected and zipped files. Plus, it’s an API, so it integrates with everything – including Microsoft 365....

Duration:00:06:44

Uber hacker arrested, Microsoft SQL hacked, CircleCI GitHub hack

9/26/2022
London Police arrest 17-year-old hacker suspected of Uber and GTA 6 breaches Microsoft SQL servers hacked in TargetCompany ransomware attacks Attackers impersonate CircleCI platform to compromise GitHub accounts Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Votiro Can you trust that your content and data is free of malware and ransomware? With Votiro you can. Votiro removes evasive and unknown malware from content in milliseconds, without impacting file fidelity or usability. It even works on...

Duration:00:08:30

Week in Review: Uber and Twitter hacks, MFA exploits, Ransomware in decline?

9/23/2022
Link to Blog Post This week’s Cyber Security Headlines – Week in Review, September 19-23, is hosted by Rich Stroffolino with our guest, Joseph Lewis, Director, Cyber Assessment Strategy, US Department of Energy Thanks to this week’s sponsor, 6clicks 6clicks is your AI-powered GRC platform, featuring a fully integrated content library. 6clicks provides organizations with a powerful GRC platform to build highly scalable risk and compliance functions and advisors with the tools to...

Duration:00:21:33

MFA fatigue hacking, Senate blasts counterintelligence, Australian telco breach

9/23/2022
MFA Fatigue: Hackers’ new favorite tactic in high-profile breaches Senate reports details inefficiencies, confusion at key U.S. counterintelligence center Australian telco Optus suffers massive data breach Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, 6clicks With 6clicks, organizations can manage enterprise risk easier than ever before. 6clicks helps you identify your risks, group them into risk registers, and run risk assessments. It highlights causes and potential impacts, outlines risk...

Duration:00:08:03

15-year old Python bug, LinkedIn Smart Link phishing, US military using Augury

9/22/2022
15-year old Python bug causing problem LinkedIn Smart Links used for phishing US military buys Augury network monitoring tool Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, 6clicks Your GRC solution is only as valuable as the reports it can generate. Provide an exceptional analytics experience for all your GRC stakeholders with the 6clicks reporting suite. Unlock powerful insights and prove compliance using dashboards and charts, pixel perfect reporting, presentations, and data storytelling via...

Duration:00:06:34

American Airlines hack, $160M swiped from Wintermute, 2K and Rockstar cyberattacks

9/21/2022
American Airlines announce breach of customer and staff info Crypto market maker hacked for $160 million 2K and Rockstar fall victim to cyber attacks Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, 6clicks The 6clicks GRC solution comes with a fully integrated content library full of hundreds of standards, assessment templates, libraries, playbooks, and more. With the content library included in every 6clicks license, organizations can get started on their GRC implementation faster than ever...

Duration:00:05:58

Chromeloader evolves, ransomware falls, US reviews social media campaigns

9/20/2022
The shifting ways of Chromeloader Ransomware attacks fall in first half Pentagon orders review of social media influence campaigns Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, 6clicks Experience the magic of Hailey, the 6clicks artificial intelligence engine for risk and compliance. With Hailey, organizations can automatically show cross-compliance between regulations or identify gaps to external compliance requirements in their policies. Eliminate manual and costly risk and compliance processes...

Duration:00:07:19

Uber downplays breach, LastPass downplays hack, Netgear router vulnerability

9/19/2022
Uber says there is no evidence that users’ private information was compromised LastPass says hackers accessed its systems for just 4 days Netgear Routers impacted by FunJSQ module flaw Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, 6clicks 6clicks has pioneered a unique Hub & Spoke architecture to underpin its AI-powered GRC solution and cater to markets requiring scalable, multi-tenanted GRC. This model enables organizations to deploy multiple, autonomous GRC entities connected to a single hub...

Duration:00:08:05

Week in Review: Uber hacked, intermittent encryption ransomware, Twitter overheats

9/16/2022
Link to Blog Post This week’s Cyber Security Headlines – Week in Review, June 6-10, is hosted by Rich Stroffolino with our guest, Quincy Castro, CISO, Redis Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Edgescan Scalable automated and continuous Attack Surface Management (ASM) and vulnerability detection integrated with a world-class cyber security team provide 100% false-positive-free alerts and expert remediation guidance. Edgescan.com All links and the video of this episode can be found on...

Duration:00:24:02

Gamers targeted on YouTube, Biden supply chain order, Queen Elizabeth II phishing scam

9/16/2022
Gamers targeted by self-spreading stealer on YouTube Biden order further scrutinizes foreign tech supply chains Phishing attacks being launched in the name of Queen Elizabeth II Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Edgescan Edgescan simplifies Vulnerability Management by delivering a single full-stack solution (SaaS) integrated with world-class security professionals. Instead of managing a plethora of point scanning tools for each layer of the attack surface and squandering precious...

Duration:00:07:28

Teams leaks tokens, cyberscammer human trafficking, Treasury Tornado Cash guidance

9/15/2022
Teams stores tokens in cleartext Cyberscammers caught up in human trafficking US Treasury issues guidance on Tornado Cash Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Edgescan Scalable automated and continuous Attack Surface Management (ASM) and vulnerability detection integrated with a world-class cyber security team provide 100% false-positive-free alerts and expert remediation guidance.

Duration:00:06:30

Apple’s second zero-day, heat beats tweets, herd mentality phishing

9/14/2022
Apple Releases iOS and macOS updates to patch actively exploited zero-day flaw Extreme California heat knocks key Twitter data center offline New phishing scheme uses 'herd mentality' approach to dupe victims Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Edgescan Edgescan combines full-stack coverage with integrated reporting and business-level prioritization to deliver a single source of truth for your entire vulnerability management program with zero false positives. For the stories behind the...

Duration:00:07:31

Google buys Mandiant, Redbleed mitigations hurt, Meta hands over PyTorch

9/13/2022
Google closes on Mandiant Paying the iron price for Retbleed mitigation Meta hands over the keys to PyTorch Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Edgescan Edgescan offers a single platform solution that covers the full stack, from Web Applications to APIs to the Network and data layer. Continuous Attack Surface Management coupled with automated & strategic Pen-testing as a Service (PTaaS) yields fully scalable coverage.

Duration:00:05:50

Intermittent encryption warning, HP firmware bugs, SEC crypto office

9/12/2022
Ransomware gangs switching to new intermittent encryption tactic Firmware bugs in many HP computer models left unfixed for over a year U.S. SEC to set up new office for crypto filings Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Edgescan Edgescan simplifies Vulnerability Management by delivering a single full-stack solution (SaaS) integrated with world-class security professionals. Instead of managing a plethora of point scanning tools for each layer of the attack surface and squandering...

Duration:00:08:01

Week in Review: TikTok breach, China accuses US, CISA feedback

9/9/2022
Link to Blog Post This week’s Cyber Security Headlines – Week in Review, June 6-10, is hosted by Rich Stroffolino with our guest, Jason Elrod, CISO, Multicare Health System Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Snyk Developers want to code fast and security wants to ship securely — and they want to do it all from the cloud. That’s why they both choose Snyk. Backed by industry-leading security intelligence, Snyk provides real-time scanning with automated fixes and remediation advice right...

Duration:00:26:13

China accuses US, London buses hacked, New APT42 group

9/9/2022
China accuses US of cyberattacks and cyberespionage London's biggest bus operator hit by cyber "incident" Researchers reveal new Iranian threat group APT42 Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Snyk Developers want to code fast and security wants to ship securely — and they want to do it all from the cloud. That’s why they both choose Snyk. Backed by industry-leading security intelligence, Snyk provides real-time scanning with automated fixes and remediation advice right from the tools...

Duration:00:07:22

CISA incident reporting, Linux-focused IoT malware, Albania cuts ties over cyberattack

9/8/2022
CISA asks for feedback on reporting rules New Linux-focused malware targets IoT Albania cuts diplomatic ties over cyberattack Thanks to today’s episode sponsor, Snyk Developers want to code fast and security wants to ship securely — and they want to do it all from the cloud. That’s why they both choose Snyk. Backed by industry-leading security intelligence, Snyk provides real-time scanning with automated fixes and remediation advice right from the tools and workflows developers...

Duration:00:06:49