This podcast will give you a summary of the latest news related to cyber intelligence and proactive cyber security in only a few minutes.

The podcast is aimed at professionals who are short on time, or for anyone who would like to know a bit more about what is REALLY happening out there in the cyber world.

The focus of this podcast will be on the latest cyber events for non-technical people; anyone can listen and understand.

Chinese-backed threat actors breached New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) network in April using a VPN provider that had a zero-day.

just to remind the listeners, a zero-day means exploit or vulnerability the vendor is not aware and there is no patch to solve the issue yet.

A VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, which means it is the part of the network that must be exposed to the internet as it enables employees to connect and work from remote environments.

Luckily, they still failed to cause any data loss or gain access to systems controlling the transportation fleet.

According to Rafail Portnoy, MTA's Chief Technology Officer, while the attackers hacked into several MTA computer systems, they couldn't gain access to employee or customer information.

MTA mitigated the vulnerability one day after the VPN provider issued an advisory, and published an alert that it had a vulnerability which already being exploited in the wild...


Cox Media Group appeared to be struggling with a cyber attack after many of its live streams went down.

Cox is a large US media conglomerate, comprising 54 radio stations in 10 markets and 33 TV stations in 20 markets. It also operates the conservative news site, which appears to be unaffected.

The US has recently increased its ransomware attacks scrutiny as they begin to pose a more visible national security threat.

the deputy of national security advisor for cyber and emerging technology sent an open letter to US businesses urging them to be more resilient after the JBS and Colonial attacks. The letter laid out a series of protective steps, including backing up data, segmenting their networks, and maintaining an incident response plan...


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