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 932 — 9.20.19
Coordinated inauthenticity in five countries draws action from Twitter. Cryptomining continues. Huawei fights its ban in US Federal court. Notes from CISA’s Cybersecurity Summit.
Episode 931 — 9.19.19
Notes from the CISA Summit. New DDoS vector reported. Medical images exposed online. Huawei and US sanctions. Engaging ISIS in cyberspace.
Episode 930 — 9.18.19
Tortoiseshell threat-actor active in the Middle East. Simjacker less dangerous than thought? Decentralizing cyber attack. The Ortis affair. Mr. Snowden’s book deal.
Episode 929 — 9.17.19
More updates on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police counterintelligence case. Australian elections and China’s interests. ISIS howls to the lone wolves. Ed Snowden would prefer Paris to Moscow.
Episode 928 — 9.16.19
Espionage and counter-espionage in at least three of the FIve Eyes. New sanctions against North Korea. Password managers and flashlights.
Episode 927 — 9.13.19
CRASHOVERRIDE tried to be worse than it was. InnfiRAT scouts for wallets. Simjacker exploited in the Middle East. SINET 16 are out. Pentesting scope. Back up your files, Mayor.
Episode 926 — 9.12.19
The StingRays that were in DC. Old-school file formats and attack code. Ransomware becomes spyware. Joker apps ejected from the Play store. Multifaceted deterrence. Advice on BEC.
Episode 925 — 9.11.19
Cobalt Dickens, coming to a university library near you. UNICEF data exposure. Election security notes. Operation reWired arrests 281 alleged BEC scammers.
Episode 924 — 9.10.19
US National Security Advisor to be replaced. Stealth Falcon’s new backdoor. DDoS, social engineering investigations proceed. Exfiltrating an agent. Patch Tuesday notes.
Episode 923 — 9.9.19
BEC attack pulls millions from car parts company. Wikipedia DDoS. NERC and FERC on grid hacking. Trolling Pyongyang. Mike Hammer goes to the DMV.
Episode 922 — 9.6.19
China hacks to track. Turning the enemy’s weapons against them? Notes from the Billington CyberSecurity Summit. Anti-trust investigations for Facebook and, probably, Google.
Episode 921 — 9.5.19
Scraped data found gurgling around in an unsecured third-party database. Ransomware and election security. Spy in your pocket? (Probably not.) Guilty plea in the Satori case.
Episode 920 — 9.4.19
Ransomware, Bitcoin, underwriters, and the bandit economy. OTA provisioning could lead to subtle phishing. Alleged spammers indicted. ZAO flashes and flickers out, for now.
Episode 919 — 9.3.19
Stuxnet’s story. Watering hole was designed to attract China’s Muslim minority. USBAnywhere affects some Supermicro servers. Twitter’s CEO has his Twitter stream hijacked.
Episode 918 — 8.30.19
Watering hole for iPhones. Dental record service hit with ransomware. Huawei reportedly under investigation for IP theft. “erratic” faces cryptojacking charges. Farewell to a Bletchley Wren.
Episode 917 — 8.29.19
Cyberattacks and intelligence trade-offs. TrickBot’s new interests. Fancy Bear versus machine learning. Facebook looks for more ad transparency. Retadup take-down.
Episode 916 — 8.28.19
LYCEUM active against Middle Eastern energy-sector targets. LinkedIn used to recruit spies. Autonomous car expert indicted. Imperva exposure. VPN software patches. AI writes.
Episode 915 — 8.27.19
Hostinger resets passwords after an intrusion. Social media fraud. Notes on RATs and ransomware. Free decryptor for Syrk. Hedge funds go bananas.
Episode 914 — 8.26.19
BioWatch info potentially exposed. Scammers indicted. Ukrainian cryptojacking exposed sensitive data. Social engineering notes. Boo birds and lawsuits. Data use and privacy. Low-earth orbit hack.
Episode 913 — 8.23.19
Google takes down YouTube influence operation. Cryptomining in a nuclear plant. Spyware in the Google Play Store.