In today's podcast, we hear about how a Word zero-day is spreading the Dridex banking Trojan. Amazon third-party sellers bitten by reused passwords. IBM catches Mirai mining Bitcoins. Symantec discerns Longhorn tools in WikiLeaks' Vault 7. Tensions over Syria's civil war seem to be behind the Shadow Brokers' return. ISIS is now attempting to recruit women to the Caliphate. Germany considers a cyber first-use doctrine. Crypto wars flare in Europe as French Presidential candidate Macron takes a strong anti-encryption line. The University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security’s Ben Yelin weighs in on the FCC’s rollback of ISP privacy rules. Dario Forte from DF Labs cautions against AI hype. A Penn State professor takes the 2017 Gödel Prize for his work on differential privacy.
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