The CyberWire Daily Podcast 10.3.16
Ep 197 | 10.3.16

Hackers said to "probe" US voting systems. IoT botnet source code released. "DressCode" malware afflicts Android devices. Industry notes. SEC urged to make an example of Yahoo!

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear about Homeland Security's warnings that state election systems are being probed by potential attackers. Newsweek speculates that a brief DDoS attack it sustained was election-related (they also suspect the Russians—no bear named yet). Mirai source code used in large KrebsOnSecurity DDoS published in a hacker forum. The University of Maryland's Jonathan Katz explains why asymmetric encryption is so attractive for ransomware. DressCode malware found in 3000 Trojanized apps. SEC may investigate Yahoo! breach.