US, Russia trading hacks in cyberspace? Brazilian cybercrime ramps up.
In today’s podcast we give a short update on Black Hat before turning to developments in Syria and Iran. Tension between the US and Russia mounts over alleged Russian hacks of US political campaign networks and more recently alleged US spyware operations in Russian enterprises. ISIS wishes to disrupt the Olympics, and cybercriminals are seeking to profit from the Rio Games. Adware uses steganography, and INTERPOL takes down a Nigerian online scam. Ben Yelin explains a recent court ruling in Microsoft's favor that deals with offshore data privacy, and Sameer Dixit from Spirent outlines emerging threats patterns.