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 1029 — 2.21.20
DISA data breach. More complaint against alleged GUR operations in Georgia. Trolls move from creation to curation. The UK deals with high-risk 5G vendors.
Episode 1028 — 2.20.20
UK, US blame Russia for 2019 Georgia hacks. Senator Sanders thinks Russian bots could impersonate supporters. Mr. Assange’s extradition. MGM Resorts breach. Ms Winner wants a pardon.
Episode 1027 — 2.19.20
Ransomware hits US natural gas pipeline facility. DRBControl’s espionage campaign. Firmware signing. No bill of attainder against Huawei. A mistrial in the Vault 7 case?
Episode 1026 — 2.18.20
Fox Kitten campaign linked to Iran. LokiBot’s new clothes. Unsigned firmware. Iowa Democratic caucus post-mortem. SoftBank and the GRU. Hacker madness.
Episode 1025 — 2.14.20
Huawei gets a RICO prosecution. Details on DPRK Hidden Cobra Trojans. Google takes down Chrome malvertising network. Run DNC. Hacker madness. Happy St. Valentine’s Day.
Episode 1024 — 2.13.20
Internecine phishing in the Palestinian Territories. What could Iran do in cyberspace? US Census 2020 and cybersecurity. Mobile voting. How to make bigger money in sextortion.
Episode 1023 — 2.12.20
Facebook takes down coordinated inauthenticity. US says it’s got the goods on Huawei. EU will leave facial recognition policy up to member states. Patch Tuesday. Counting on the caucus.
Episode 1022 — 2.11.20
Pyongyang’s guide to hacking on behalf of rogue regimes. RATs in the supply chain? Data exposures and data breaches. Securing elections (and caucuses, too).
Episode 1021 — 2.10.20
US indicts PLA officers in Equifax hack. Pyongyang shows pariah states how it’s done. DDoS in Iran. Updates on Democratic Party caucus IT issues. Likud has a buggy app, too.
Episode 1020 — 2.7.20
Chinese cyber espionage in Malaysia and Japan. Android Bluetooth bug. Google expels suspect apps from the Play store. More Iowa caucus finger-pointing. US preps indictments of Chinese nationals.
Episode 1019 — 2.6.20
Iowa caucus problems induced by buggy counting and reporting app. Bitbucket repositories used to spread malware. Gamaredon active again against Ukraine. Charming Kitten’s phishing.
Episode 1018 — 2.5.20
Update on the Iowa Democrats’ bad app. DDoS warning for state election sites. DDoS trends. New ransomware tracked. Tehran spoofing emails? Nintendo hacker pleads guilty.
Episode 1017 — 2.4.20
Buggy app delays count in Iowa Democratic caucus. US county election sites ill-prepared against influence ops. Twitter fixes API exploited by fake accounts. NIST on ransomware.
Episode 1016 — 2.3.20
More on EKANS, the ransomware with an ICS kicker. Shipping company customer-facing IT disrupted in cyber incident. Coronavirus as phishbait. Election security, new DoD rules, and insider threats.
Episode 1015 — 1.31.20
Winnti looks into Hong Kong universities. Dust begins to settle over UK and EU decisions on Huawei and 5G. Notes on crime. And the 2015 Ashley Madison hack is back.
Episode 1014 — 1.30.20
Hacking the UN. Avast closes Jumpshot over privacy uproar. Facebook settles a biometric lawsuit. Data exposures, a LiveRamp compromise, and more newly aggressive ransomware.
Episode 1013 — 1.29.20
Ransomware in industrial control systems. Phone hacks, proved and unproved. Britain’s compromise decision on Huawei. Wawa cards in the Joker’s Stash. CardPlanet boss pleads guilty.
Episode 1012 — 1.28.20
Huawei will play in UK infrastructure, at least a little. Citizen Lab on KINGDOM, a Pegasus operator. Avast and sale of user data. Happy Data Privacy Day.
Episode 1011 — 1.27.20
A cyber espionage campaign is to use DNS hijacking. More observations on l’affaire Bezos. Operation Night Fury versus e-commerce hackers. Farewell to Clayton Christensen.
Episode 1010 — 1.24.20
PupyRAT is back. So is the Konni Group. Twitter storm over claims that MBS hacked Jeff Bezos. Anti-disinformaiton laws considered. Canada is ready to impose costs on cyber attackers.