Risky Business #718 -- Chaos and carnage, business as usual

PLUS: Why PowerShell Gallery needs to get its house in order…
23 Aug 2023 » Risky Business

On this week’s show Patrick Gray and Adam Boileau discuss the week’s security news. They cover:

(NOTE: This podcast was initially pushed out into the Risky Business News podcast feed in error. Sorry about that!)

  • US Government warnings to private space sector on cyber risk
  • Ukrainian hackers dump the inbox of Russian Duma deputy chair
  • Absentee voting in Ecuador’s election disrupted by DDoS attack
  • South Korea warns of Chinese “spy chips”
  • Much, much more!

This week’s show is brought to you by Airlock Digital. Its co-founders Daniel Schell and David Cottingham join this week’s show to talk about Powershell Constrained Language mode.

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

Show notes

Risky Biz News: US warns space sector of hacks, spying, IP theft, and sabotage
Safeguarding the US Space Industry - DocumentCloud
Ukrainian hackers claim to leak emails of Russian parliament deputy chief
Feature Interview: How Sandworm prepared Ukraine for a cyber war - Risky Business
British intelligence is tipping off ransomware targets to disrupt attacks
Ecuador’s national election agency says cyberattacks caused absentee voting issues
Chinese-made 'spy chip' found in Korean state-run weather agency system : r/korea
[단독]중국산 기상장비에 ‘스파이칩’ 첫 발견 | 채널A 뉴스
Legitimate software tainted in attacks on Hong Kong organizations, report says
Chinese hackers accused of targeting Southeast Asian gambling sector
Risky Biz News: PowerShell's official package repo is a supply chain mess
Zoom’s AI terms overhaul sets stage for broader data use scrutiny | Cybersecurity Dive
Fifty minutes to hack ChatGPT: Inside the DEF CON competition to break AI | CyberScoop
Ivanti: Customers ‘impacted’ by new zero-day vulnerability
CISA, experts warn of Citrix vulnerabilities being exploited by hackers
Zero Networks Connect - Zero Networks | Contain The Next Breach
Australia’s .au domain administrator denies data breach after ransomware posting
Hackers are increasingly hiding within services such as Slack and Trello to deploy malware | CyberScoop
‘Extreme’ user abuse leads AnonFiles operators to shut down hosting service
Millions stolen from crypto platforms Exactly Protocol and Harbor Protocol
Windows feature that resets system clocks based on random data is wreaking havoc | Ars Technica
Did a Journalist Violate Hacking Law to Leak Fox News Clips? The Government Thinks He Did.