The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.13.20
Ep 1002 | 1.13.20

Cyber tensions and cyberwar. China’s influence ops against Taiwan apparently backfire. Maze gang goes for doxing. SIM swapping. FBI promises FISA Court it will do better.

Show Notes

The FBI reiterates prudent, consensus warnings about a heightened probability of cyberattacks from Iran, but so far nothing beyond credential-spraying battlespace preparation has come to notice. The US Congress mulls the definition of “act of war” in cyberspace. Taiwan’s president is re-elected amid signs that Chinese influence operations backfired on Beijing. The Maze gang doxes a victim. SIM swapping enters a new phase. And the FBI promises the FISA Court it will do better. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS on a Washington Post story about college campuses gathering location data on their students.