DDoSing ISIS. Political hacks. Inspiration is an info op.
In today’s podcast, we hear about patched vulnerabilities in widely used products—the consensus among experts is that you should patch without delay. A new ransomware variant—“HolyCrypt”-is discovered in development. OurMine hacks the Playstation boss’s Twitter account. Hackers get ready to go after US Presidential campaigns (and some have already started). ISIS information ops continue to concentrate on recruiting and inspiration. Pokemon-GO is too Darwinian for some. The University of Maryland's Jonathan Katz describes a TOR alternative.