The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.3.20
Ep 1143 | 8.3.20

Microsoft considers acquiring TikTok. The US considers other Chinese companies as potential security threats. Charges in the Twitter hack. DDoS turns out to be a glitch. Garmin hack update.

Show Notes

Microsoft is in talks to acquire TikTok as the US hints that it may be considering action against other Chinese software companies. Three young men have been charged in the Twitter hack. An apparent distributed denial-of-service attack turns out to have been a glitch. We welcome Verizon’s Chris Novak to the show. Rick Howard talks incident response. And updates on the Garmin hack suggest shifts in the ransomware threat.