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 08.15.17
Lazarus Group is back, and now they're phishing in English. The Daily Stormer gets the boot, but companies and governments continue to struggle with developing appropriate responses to extremist content. Google Play cleans up SonicSpy, but the malware still circulates elsewhere. Indian police make four arrests for HBO hacking, none related to "Mr. Smith." Marcus Hutchins is out on bail. DJI drones get a makeover. How to recognize a help desk scam.
In today's podcast, we hear that the Lazarus Group is back, and now they're phishing in English. The Daily Stormer gets the boot, but companies and governments continue to struggle with developing appropriate responses to extremist content. Google has swiftly cleaned up SonicSpy, but the malware is still circulating outside the Play store. Indian police make four arrests for HBO hacking, but none of them are related to "Mr. Smith." Marcus Hutchins is out on bail and preparing for an October trial. DJI drones get a peacemaking makeover. Justin Harvey from Accenture on prepping for destructive attacks. Jeff Schumann CEO of Wiretap on vulnerabilities in messaging technologies like Slack and Yammer. And one weird trick to recognizing that a call is a help desk scam. Ready? It's this: they called you.
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