The CyberWire Daily Podcast 10.4.16
Ep 198 | 10.4.16

AUSA update. Mirai botnet shows risks of default IoT passwords. US-Russian tensions rise over imposition of costs.

Show Notes

In today's podcast we hear about cyber conflict and its place in the international order, including especially its place in Russian-American relations. The implications of the Mirai botnet and the release of its source code. Kaspersky breaks the MarsJoke crypto ransomware. Russia indicates a crackdown on cybercrime (maybe). Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS explains changes the FBI wants to Rule 41. Igor Volovich from ROMAD Cyber Systems thinks is time to think beyond malware signature matching. Industry notes, and, from the black market, the Shadow Brokers still haven't found their ideal buyers.