LinkedIn may have been breached. Malicious apps, a new Skimmer, and honor among thieves.
In today's podcast we discuss a breaking story about what's potentially a very large breach at LinkedIn. Banks' interactions with SWIFT (not SWIFT itself, necessarily) concern observers. Malware and scareware appear in the Play Store. China interrogates Apple, Cisco, and Microsoft about security. We hear about ways in which participants in black markets evolve to function more like legitimate enterprises. University of Maryland professor Jonathan Katz unlocks the secrets of cracking ransomware, and Zimperium's John Michelsen says it's time to be proactive with the defense of our mobile devices.