Bug hunters turn shorts. Cyber frame-ups, election fraud, spearphishing, whalephishing, and more.
In today's podcast we follow concerns about US election hacking brought on by an FBI warning that someone (the Russians, IC and industry sources say) has hacked into Illinois and Arizona voter databases. Lawful intercept vendors receive more scrutiny in the wake of the Trident iPhone zero-day revelations. Analysts raise concerns about data manipulation in both elections and criminal investigations. St. Jude Medical disputes allegations that its pacemakers are hackable, and the security sector does some ethical introspection about disclosure. The IoT is beginning to exploited in DDoS campaigns. Malicious EMV cards are implicated in Thailand's ATM skimming crime wave. University of Maryland CHHS' Ben Yelin weighs in on the legal issues surrounding the Muddy Waters Capital story, and Security Mentor's Dan Lohrmann explains sophisticated attacks on the C-Suite. And Angry Birds join Pokémon on various enterprise blacklists.