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Risky Business

20 EpisodesProduced by Patrick GrayWebsite

Risky Business is a weekly information security podcast featuring news and in-depth interviews with industry luminaries. Launched in February 2007, Risky Business is a must-listen digest for information security pros. With a running time of approximately 50-60 minutes, Risky Business is pacy; a secu… read more

Risky Business #595 -- NSA and FBI document GRU's Linux malware for them

On this week’s show Patrick, Adam and Sherrod DeGrippo discuss the week’s security news, including:

  • NSA and FBI doxx GRU malware. Lol.
  • Malicious Azure app snags SANS staffer
  • Oracle to acquire TikTok?
  • Trump weighs Snowden pardon
  • Much, much more

This week’s show is brought to you by Airlock Digital. They make allowlist/safelist software that is actually manageable at scale! David Cottingham, an Airlock co-founder, joins the show this week to talk through a few product updates.

Links to everything that we discussed are below and you can follow Patrick, Sherrod or Adam on Twitter if that’s your thing.

Show notes GRU uses Linux rootkits, everyone else is OAuth phishing - Risky Business NSA, FBI expose Russian intelligence hacking tool: report - Reuters For six months, security researchers have secretly distributed an Emotet vaccine across the world | ZDNet SANS Institute, which drills cyber professionals in defense, suffers data breach US Army report says many North Korean hackers operate from abroad | ZDNet Oracle Said to be Weighing Bid for TikTok’s U.S. Business - Bloomberg Final Senate Intel report details remarkable contact between Trump campaign, Russian spies Trump Pardon of Edward Snowden Would Backfire - Bloomberg Secret Service Bought Phone Location Data from Apps, Contract Confirms The Attack That Broke Twitter Is Hitting Dozens of Companies | WIRED The Secret SIMs Used By Criminals to Spoof Any Number An advanced group specializing in corporate espionage is on a hacking spree Cruise operator Carnival hit by ransomware Brown-Forman Was Target of Apparent Ransomware Attack - Bloomberg Blackbaud ransomware attack exposed donor data from two UK charities | The Daily Swig Medical Debt Collection Firm R1 RCM Hit in Ransomware Attack — Krebs on Security Canadian government services forced offline after credential stuffing attacks | The Daily Swig Ukraine arrests gang who ran 20 crypto-exchanges and laundered money for ransomware gangs | ZDNet Signal adds message requests to stop spam and protect user privacy | ZDNet Re­VoL­TE attack can decrypt 4G (LTE) calls to eavesdrop on conversations | ZDNet Sources: Mozilla extends its Google search deal | ZDNet Remote code execution vulnerability exposed in popular JavaScript serialization package | The Daily Swig Some email clients are vulnerable to attacks via 'mailto' links | ZDNet
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