Whistleblower warns of profit over protection.

CyberWire Daily

Jun 13 2024 • 34 mins

A whistleblower claims that Microsoft prioritized profit over security. U.S. warnings of global election interference continue to rise. Cyber insurance claims hit record levels. Location tracking firm Tile suffers a data breach. A new phishing kit creates Progressive Web Apps. Questioning the government’s cyber silence. On today’s Threat Vector segment, host David Moulton, Director of Thought Leadership at Unit 42, is joined by Data Privacy Attorney Daniel Rosenzweig. Together, they unravel the complexities of aligning data privacy and cybersecurity laws with technological advancements. AI powered cheating lands one student in hot water.  Our 2024 N2K CyberWire Audience Survey is underway, make your voice heard and get in the running for a $100 Amazon gift card. Remember to leave us a 5-star rating and review in your favorite podcast app. Miss an episode? Sign-up for our daily intelligence roundup, Daily Briefing, and you’ll never miss a beat. And be sure to follow CyberWire Daily on LinkedIn. Threat Vector Segment In this segment of Threat Vector, host David Moulton, Director of Thought Leadership at Unit 42, is joined by Data Privacy Attorney Daniel Rosenzweig. Together, they unravel the complexities of aligning data privacy and cybersecurity laws with technological advancements. Daniel shares his insights on the critical partnership between legal and tech teams.  To hear David and Daniel’s full conversation and learn how a deep understanding of both legal and tech realms can empower businesses to navigate evolving legal frameworks, particularly in light of emerging AI technologies, listen here. Check out Threat Vector every other Thursday in your favorite podcast app.  The information provided on this segment is not intended to constitute legal advice. All information presented is for general informational purposes only. The information contained may not constitute the most update, legal or interpretative compliance guidance. Contact your own attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular legal matter. Selected Reading Microsoft Chose Profit Over Security and Left U.S. Government Vulnerable to Russian Hack, Whistleblower Says (ProPublica) Microsoft president to testify about security lapses (IT News) Spy agencies’ foreign influence hub says it is issuing more private warnings (The Record) Cyber Insurance Claims Hit Record High in North America (Infosecurity Magazine) Hacker Accesses Internal ‘Tile’ Tool That Provides Location Data to Cops (404 Media) New phishing toolkit uses PWAs to steal login credentials (Bleeping Computer) Microsoft’s Recall puts the Biden administration’s cyber credibility on the line (CyberScoop) Turkish student creates custom AI device for cheating university exam, gets arrested (Ars Technica)  Share your feedback. We want to ensure that you are getting the most out of the podcast. Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts with us by completing our brief listener survey as we continually work to improve the show.  Want to hear your company in the show? You too can reach the most influential leaders and operators in the industry. Here’s our media kit. Contact us at cyberwire@n2k.com to request more info. The CyberWire is a production of N2K Networks, your source for strategic workforce intelligence. © N2K Networks, Inc. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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