Off the Record

By Adam Janofsky

This is a weekly round-up of the most compelling cyber security intelligence originating from The Record and Recorded Future's research team — Insikt Group. Recorded Future is the global leader in security intelligence and every Friday we'll be highlighting the latest intelligence from criminal activity and nation state sponsored cyber campaigns to geo-political developments. Whether you're responsible for improving operational cyber security or strategically reducing risk, this podcast is for you! Even if you're just interested in learning more about cyber security and the intelligence that informs it, this is the right spot.

  1. 1.
    US and Allies Pin Microsoft Exchange Hack on China
    23:19
  2. 2.
    The Biggest Ransomware Attack of All Time?
    35:10
  3. 3.
    A Sad Ending for John McAfee
    35:11
  4. 4.
    A Crackdown on Cybercrime Marketplaces
    14:32
  5. 5.
    When Russia Is the Victim
    33:30
  6. 6.
    When Pipelines Run Dry
    37:43
  7. 7.
    An Ambitious Effort to Combat Ransomware
    30:05
  8. 8.
    The Response We've Been Waiting For
    38:04
  1. 9.
    It's Been a Strange Year for Cybersecurity
    40:44
  2. 10.
    Ransomware Hasn't Gone Anywhere
    21:39
  3. 11.
    Losing Control of Cyber Weapons
    48:00
  4. 12.
    Critical Infrastructure Under Siege
    24:26
  5. 13.
    How To Get a Hacker To Trust You
    23:33
  6. 14.
    New President, New Cybersecurity Leaders
    41:11
  7. 15.
    Storming the Capitol has Cybersecurity Implications
    34:52
  8. 16.
    December 18, 2020 — Ending the Year Off With a Bang
    25:29
  9. 17.
    December 11, 2020 — A Cybersecurity Giant Gets Breached
    32:09
  10. 18.
    December 4, 2020 — Building a Cyber Strategy
    37:59
  11. 19.
    November 20, 2020 — CISA Shakeup
    37:02
  12. 20.
    November 13, 2020 — Solving a $1 Billion Mystery
    36:12
  13. 21.
    November 6, 2020 — A Quiet Week for Election Security
    28:18
  14. 22.
    October 30, 2020 — Holding the World for Ransom
    50:47
  15. 23.
    October 23, 2020 — State-Sponsored Shakedown
    36:27
  16. 24.
    October 16, 2020 — Securing the Healthcare Sector
    32:23
  17. 25.
    October 9, 2020 — Particularly Persistent Malware
    44:42
  18. 26.
    October 2, 2020 — Ransomware Tsunami
    37:54
  19. 27.
    September 25, 2020 - Hard Skills
    42:32
  20. 28.
    September 18, 2020 - The Modern Day Gold Rush
    46:34
  21. 29.
    September 11, 2020 - Putting the "A" in APT
    39:29
  22. 30.
    September 4, 2020 - Dabbling in the Dark Arts
    41:40
  23. 31.
    August 28, 2020 - Changes and Believing in the Mission
    38:24
  24. 32.
    August 21, 2020 - Off the Record Privacy
    36:50
  25. 33.
    August 14, 2020 - China launches BDS, Insikt Group Updates, and MITRE ATT&CK
    35:56
  26. 34.
    August 7, 2020 - "Cybersovereignty", Paying Data Ransoms, and Navigating the Enterprise to Reduce Risk
    41:03
  27. 35.
    June 24, 2020 - Confidential Computing, New Tools, and the Keys to Building a Training Program
    31:05
  28. 36.
    July 17, 2020 - Internet anonymity works for criminals and cops
    33:34
  29. 37.
    July 10, 2020 - Kudos to European Law Enforcement on a Huge Bust and a Conversation with Jon Condra
    34:34
  30. 38.
    July 3, 2020 - Paying the Ransom, Cold Wars, and Doxxing
    30:32
  31. 39.
    June 26, 2020 - Chinese Back Doors, APT Updates, a New PII Database, and Dmitry Smilyanets is Back
    37:40
  32. 40.
    June 19, 2020 - Lack of cyber-criminal boundaries, unauthorized access, and Maggie McDaniel on leadership
    36:30
  33. 41.
    June 12, 2020 - Digital Mercenaries for Hire, Serpentine, Thanos, and interview with Recorded Future's CEO Dr. Christopher Ahlberg
    37:51
  34. 42.
    June 5, 2020 - Changing perspectives, White Rabbit, and a conversation with Atlanta Housing Authority CIO Brian Benn
    39:40
  35. 43.
    May 29, 2020 - Assessing the role of technology if we're in a new cold war and updates on Sandworm / APT28 (Russia GRU) campaigns
    48:20
  36. 44.
    May 22, 2020 - Cyber Insurance, Insikt Group updates, and financially successful cybercrime groups
    44:40
  37. 45.
    May 15, 2020 - UNKN threatens POTUS, 4th amendment in the 4th industrial revolution, risk = loss, and how does Genesis Market work?
    46:18
  38. 46.
    May 8, 2020 - Insikt Group updates on criminal and nation-state campaigns and current challenges for Threat Intelligence teams
    36:08
  39. 47.
    May 1, 2020 - Drug trade money laundering hiccups, underground criminal markets, the potential for election tampering, and a fond farewell to an Insikt Group OG.
    37:39
  40. 48.
    April 24, 2020 - Ransomware and Strategies for Small Businesses
    39:50
  41. 49.
    April 17, 2020 - What is "actionable"? Exploring the latest in disinformation and influence operations.
    1:02:17
  42. 50.
    April 10, 2020 - Daily threat reports, Insikt updates, and prolific carding
    44:28

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