More signal, less noise—we distill the day’s critical cyber security news into a concise daily podcast. Building upon our popular Daily Briefing, our daily podcast includes interviews with a wide spectrum of experts from industry, academia, and research organizations all over the world. We publish each weekday afternoon (in time for US East Coast drive-time.)
Daily Podcast Episode List
Episode 760 — 1.16.19
SEC, DoJ, issue civil and criminal complaints against EDGAR hackers. Lazarus Group in Chile? Iran’s Ashiyane Forum. Cryptomix ransomware. Money laundering through Fortnite. Fake WaPo edition.
Episode 759 — 1.15.19
Web hosts fix account takeover issues. Passenger Name Record exposure proof-of-concept. Swatting isn’t funny. Chinese manufacturers and suspicions of espinonage.
Episode 758 — 1.14.19
Polish espionage case. Ryuk tactics, and some thoughts on its attribution. Access-control system zero-days. Lawsuit may bring clarity to cyber insurance war exclusion clauses.
Episode 757 — 1.11.19
Iran linked to DNS hijacking campaign. Smart doorbells not smart enough about security. Fuze cards are convenient for crooks, too. Huawei espionage arrest in Poland. Russian sympathy for NSA.
Episode 756 — 1.10.19
TA505’s new tools. ISIS turns to emerging chat apps. Reddit asks for password resets. The EU’s right to be forgotten gets some court-imposed limits. The tweets Kaspersky flagged to NSA.
Episode 755 — 1.9.19
ICEPick-3PC in the wild. Influence ops warning in Israel. Hackerangriff and a lone hacktivist. OXO and Magecart. The Dark Overlord wants you. Oversharing. Internet autarky. Kaspersky helped NSA?
Episode 754 — 1.8.19
German police have a suspect in #hackerangriff. Cyber espionage awareness campaign. Cyber cold war in the offing? US political operators learn from Russian trolls. WikiLeaks on the record.
Episode 753 — 1.7.19
German doxing incident remains under investigation. Marriott breach update. Dark Overlord watch. Can cryptocurrency become less burdensome in terms of energy consumption?
Episode 752 — 1.4.19
Doxing in Germany. How Lojax works. Spyware found in apps downloaded from Google Play. ISIS hijacks dormant Twitter accounts. Update on Moscow spy case. Chromecast hacking endgame.
Episode 751 — 1.3.19
2019’s first noteworthy breach. Update on the Tribune Publishing hack. reCAPTCHA defeated in proof-of-concept. Dark Overlord should avail itself of the right to remain silent.
Episode 750 — 1.2.19
Stop the presses—the presses were stopped by ransomware. Video security system found vulnerable to oversharing. Changes in US DoD leadership. An arrest in Moscow, a court ruling in Baltimore.
Episode 749 — 12.21.18
Operation Cloudhopper and industrial espionage. Anonymous social network Blind server left exposed. Reputation jacking. Alexa shares too much, by accident. Hitman scam is back.
Episode 748 — 12.20.18
US indicts two Stone Panda operators amid ongoing international concern over Chinese IP theft. Suspicious customer support traffic on Twitter. Emergency IE patch. Influence experiment.
Episode 747 — 12.19.18
Suspicion of Chinese hardware manufacturers continues. EU diplomatic cables leaked. Hiding out by dumbing down. Facebook data-sharing. NASA PII exposed. Parrot uses Alexa to advantage.
Episode 746 — 12.18.18
Shamoon 3 and Charming Kitten. Czech CERT issues warning concerning Huawei, ZTE. Influence ops and a Facebook boycott. PewDiePie’s followers versus the Wall Street Journal.
Episode 745 — 12.17.18
Huawei and the Five Eyes. Report on Russian trolling finds fluency in American. Boomstortion scammers turn to new threats. PewDiePie followers hack printers, again.
Episode 744 — 12.14.18
False flags and real flags. ISIS claims the Strasbourg killer as one of its soldiers. A bogus bomb threat circulates by email.
Episode 743 — 12.13.18
Shamoon variant implicated in Saipem hack. Charming Kitten reappears. Sino-American tension over trade and industrial espionage.
Episode 742 — 12.12.18
Operation Sharpshooter. Meng makes bail. Sino-American cyber tensions. Leadership crises in the UK and France. Congress doesn’t lay a glove on Google. 2018’s bad password practices.
Episode 741 — 12.11.18
Audit finds no Chinese spy chips on motherboards. Huawei CFO hearings continue in Vancouver. Oilfield services firm’s servers attacked. Spyware and adware. Congressional hearings, reports.