Assange to DNC: buckle up. False flags and acts of war. Blockchain notes.
In today's podcast we review the bidding over responsibility for the DNC hack—most observers still think signs point toward Moscow. Wikileaks promises more DNC documents to come. Suspicions revive that the Cyber Caliphate may be a false-flag operation and other notes on the difficulty of attribution. Dridex may be present in some SWIFT-related bank fraud. Angler seems gone for good (but replaced by other exploit kits). UK MPs suggest holding CEO's responsible for breaches by hitting their pay. Tanium and FireEye and their rejected suitors. DoJ responds to the Silk Road appeal. Jonathan Katz from the University of Maryland explains the Etherium/DAO cryptocurrency heist, and Ryan Stolte from Bay Dynamics share results from a report on board room engagement with cyber.