Risky Business #641 -- Lawsuit: Ransomware contributed to baby's death

PLUS: Can the last person arrested for treason in Russia please turn out the light?
06 Oct 2021 » Risky Business

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

  • Group-IB CEO arrested in Russia for treason
  • Lawsuit alleges ransomware contributed to hospitalised baby’s death
  • Nakasone outs self as hound release advocate
  • Syniverse owned, but we don’t know how badly
  • Why Google keyword warrants are awesome
  • Much, much more…

Nucleus co-founder Scott Kuffer is this week’s sponsor guest and the topic is actually a bit hilarious. They’ve found a killer use case that customers are clamouring for: Being able to map vulnerabilities to org groups within your enterprise so you can see who’s slacking off when it comes to patching.

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

Show notes

Group-IB founder arrested in Moscow on state treason charges - The Record by Recorded Future
Baby died because of ransomware attack on hospital, suit says
Conti gang threatens to dump victim data if ransom negotiations leak to reporters - The Record by Recorded Future
US to work with 30 countries to tackle ransomware problem - The Record by Recorded Future
Two ransomware operators arrested in Ukraine - The Record by Recorded Future
Ransomware gangs are starting more drama on cybercrime forums, upending 'honor among thieves' conventions
Ransomware attack disrupts hundreds of bookstores across France, Belgium, and the Netherlands - The Record by Recorded Future
NSA chief predicts U.S. will face ransomware 'every single day' for years to come - The Record by Recorded Future
Company That Routes Billions of Text Messages Quietly Says It Was Hacked
Hackers bypass Coinbase 2FA to steal customer funds - The Record by Recorded Future
The Rise of One-Time Password Interception Bots – Krebs on Security
FCC to work on rules to prevent SIM swapping attacks - The Record by Recorded Future
Exclusive: Government Secretly Orders Google To Identify Anyone Who Searched A Sexual Assault Victim’s Name, Address And Telephone Number
How a Secret Google Geofence Warrant Helped Catch the Capitol Riot Mob | WIRED
EXCLUSIVE U.S. lawmakers push for new controls on ex-spies working overseas | Reuters
DHS and NIST release post-quantum cryptography guidance - The Record by Recorded Future
New emergency cyber regulations lay out ‘urgently needed’ rules for pipelines but draw mixed reviews - The Washington Post
Rep. Katko introduces bill that would prioritize security for key US critical infrastructure
Let’s Encrypt root cert update catches out many big-name tech firms | The Daily Swig
Academics discover hidden layer in China's Great Firewall - The Record by Recorded Future
Bandwidth.com is latest victim of DDoS attacks against VoIP providers
A Simple Bug Is Leaving AirTag Users Vulnerable to an Attack | WIRED
Apache fixes actively exploited web server zero-day - The Record by Recorded Future
Hackers posed as Amnesty International, promising anti-spyware tool that actually collects passwords
Around the world with the NSA's cyber chief - The Record by Recorded Future
Facebook blames 'faulty configuration change' for major outages
Report: New PCR test intelligence around Wuhan suggests COVID-19 was virulent earlier than thought - The Record by Recorded Future
Does This Exposed Chinese Database Pose a Security Threat?