The CyberWire Daily Podcast is our look at what's happening in cyberspace. It provides a clear and concise summary of the news and offers commentary from industry experts as well as our Academic and Research Partners. Each Friday, we provide the usual daily summary along with a look back at the news for the entire week. We publish each weekday afternoon (in time for US East Coast drive-time.)
The CyberWire Daily Podcast for 08.11.17
Mr. Smith turns down HBO's offer of a $250,000 bug bounty. Fancy Bear uses EternalBlue tools against hotel Wi-Fi networks. Argument over source of DNC leaks flares again. New versions of Locky and Mamba ransomware in the wild. US DoD and rapid acquisition for cyber purchases. FBI says a Maryland man used eBay and PayPal to receive ISIS funds. Ukraine makes an arrest in the NotPetya case. WikiLeaks dumps "CouchPotato."
In today's podcast, we hear that Mr. Smith turned down HBO's offer of a $250,000 bug bounty. Fancy Bear uses EternalBlue tools against hotel Wi-Fi networks. Argument over who leaked DNC emails last year flares again. New versions of Locky and Mamba ransomware circulate in the wild. The US Department of Defense is ready to use rapid acquisition to buy cyber tools and services. The FBI says a Maryland man used eBay and PayPal to receive ISIS funds for possible terror activity. Ukraine makes an arrest in the NotPetya case. David Dufour from Webroot on basic cyber hygiene. Barmak Meftah, President & CEO at AlienVault, with his thoughts on the state of the industry. And WikiLeaks dumps video intercept tool CouchPotato.
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Cyber Security Conference for Executives
The Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute and COMPASS Cyber Security are hosting the 4th Annual Cyber Security Conference for Executives on Tuesday, September, 19. It will be held on the Homewood Campus of Johns Hopkins University. This year’s theme is, “Emerging Global Cyber Threats.” The conference will feature thought leaders across a variety of industries to address current cyber security threats to organizations and how executives can work to better protect their data. Learn more at secsc.compasscyber.com
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