Researchers at Checkmarx say that a cybercriminal group, LofyGang, has targeted the open-source supply chain with hundreds of malicious packages to steal credit card information, stream accounts, and promote hacking tools.
Episode 234: Rep. Jim Langevin on Cyber Policy in an Age of Political Polarization
In this episode of the podcast (#234) US Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI), joins Paul to talk about the flurry of legislation passed on Capitol Hill in recent months to boost the U.S.’s cyber defenses.
Episode 228: CISA’s Eric Goldstein on being Everyone’s Friend in Cyber
Eric Goldstein, Executive Assistant Director for Cybersecurity for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), says the agency is all about helping companies and local government to keep hackers at bay. But are organizations ready to ask for help?
Episode 153: Hacking Anesthesia Machines and Mayors say No to Ransoms
In this week’s podcast episode (#153): The researcher who discovered serious remote access security flaws in anesthesia machines by GE says such security holes are common. Also: the US Conference of Mayors voted unanimously to swear off paying ransoms for cyber attacks. But is that a smart idea? We’re joined by Andrew Dolan of the Multi State Information Sharing and Analysis Center to talk about it.
Nigerian ISP Hijacks Google Traffic, Sends It Through Russia and China
A small Nigerian Internet service provider (ISP) hijacked traffic meant for Google data centers on Monday, re-routing local traffic through China and Russia and making some hosted services temporarily unavailable for users.