The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.25.16
Ep 171 | 8.25.16

Info ops drive hacks. Cryptowar resurgence in Europe, and more.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we look at ways in which terrorist incidents have motivated France and Germany to seek ways of compelling encrypted messaging apps to open traffic to inspection. In the UK such incidents have also prompted a harsh Parliamentary report on social media companies' efforts to combat radicalization. Shadow Brokers leaked exploits continue to appear in the wild. Investigation continues, but observers begin to see the incident as part of a general attack on US official credibility. Assange promises more leaks of Clinton material. Ransomware appears in India and Vietnam. A new Android banking Trojan uses Twitter for command-and-control. Dale Drew from Level 3 Communications shares tips on setting up a SOC, and Ralph Cita explains how they make free training available at Cybrary. And Ashley Madison gets bad reports in three of the Five Eyes.