Bug bounty? Nah, just short the stock. Pegasus, cyber arms control, and more.
In today's podcast, we update the story on SCADA malware in Iran—Iran now thinks it didn't cause petrochemical industry fires. France, India, and Australia investigate theft of submarine design data. Citizen Labs' investigation of iOS spyware renews debate over cyber arms control. The Shadow Brokers haven't yet got their half-billion dollars, but their leaks chill US-Russian relations and prompt both election fears and concerns over zero-day disclosure. The US prepares to revise its anti-ISIS social media operations. Security firm MedSec discloses alleged St. Jude medical device vulnerabilities to a hedge fund, seeking to profit from short-selling. Markus Rauschecker from the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security gives us the details on PPD 41 from the White House. Fishing and hunting license databases exposed.