The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.15.16
Ep 163 | 8.15.16
Cryptocoin for DDoS? ISIS info ops more murderous as territory shrinks.
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In today's podcast we learn that Russian hackers went after Republicans as well as Democrats. An anti-doping whistleblower's account is illegally compromised. ISIS turns to online inspiration to recover jihadist mindshare. The MICROS point-of-sale system hack appears to underlie widespread credit card compromises. Secure Boot's "golden key" exposure is seen as a warning against backdoors. Security industry M &A and IPO notes. Level 3 Communications' Dale Drew tells us about machine-to-machine learning, and how it may improve security. And for some reason researchers develop a proof-of-concept for a DDoS-based cryptocurrency.