TeslaCrypt says "sorry, here's the key." 50-cent-ers troll China.
In today's podcast, we follow moves to upgrade US Cyber Command to a Unified Combatant Command. We follow developments in Operation Groundbait, Phineas Phisher's latest, and the discovery of China's 50-cent-ers. Conficker is still out and active eight years after patching We take a look at industry news, and hear about how TeslaCrypt may be closing up shop. Our expert today is Accenture Labs' Malek Ben Salem who discusses semantic technology for cyber defense. We'll also hear from historian and author Abby Smith Rumsey who'll talk about her book, “When We are No More: How Digital Memory Memory Will Shape Our Future."