U.S. tightens the cybersecurity belt.

CyberWire Daily

Jun 21 2024 • 34 mins

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. 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. 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) 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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