The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.16.16
Ep 164 | 8.16.16

All your attack code are belong us. Guccifer 2.0 suddenly more fluent.

Show Notes

In today's podcast we learn about claims made by hackers calling themselves "the Shadow Brokers." They say they've pwned the Equation Group, and obtained NSA attack code which they're now selling for one million Bitcoin. Guccifer 2.0 gets a lot more polished and even leakier. A bogus QuadRooter patch is serving malware in Google's Play Store. Fidelis tells us about Vawtrak's evolution. Someone's watching the Veracrypt audit. Iran looks into possible cyber causes of oil-and-gas facility fires. Fake Pokémon installers have trainers choosing ransomware. No more Pokéstops allowed in Germany's Flughafen. Vikram Sharma from Quintessence Labs outlines the challenges and opportunities of combining cutting edge science with market realities. Hardik Modi from Fidelis Cybersecurity expains changes they're tracking in the Vawtrak banking trojan. And British lawyers get a license to hunt hackers.