Episode 279 of the Transatlantic Cable kicks off with a troubling story about purported Chinese hacker group, APT41 attacking and stealing U.S. Covid relief payments, to the cool tune of $20 million. Whilst details are thin, concerns are being raised around just how much of the nearly $800 billion was actually used by people in need.
From there, the team move on to discussions around North Korea’s Lazarus group, with details around a malicious app designed to siphon off people’s cryptocurrency. After that, discussion moves to concerns that independent journalists in El Salvador are looking to sue the NSO Group for spying.
The final story looks at news around LastPass and its recent data breach.
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