The CyberWire Daily Podcast 10.20.16
Ep 209 | 10.20.16

CyberMaryland updates. Great power cyber conflict (and organized cyber crime on the side). Vote hacking, agents of influence, and information operations. IoT botnets continue to romp.

Show Notes

In today's podcast we hear about Czech authorities' arrest of a Russian man in connection with 2012's LinkedIn hack. US response to Russian election hacking is still under preparation. IoT botnets proliferate as Mirai source code spreads through the criminal underground. Some 200 strains of ransomware are reported in the wild. Financial regulators push greater security. Muddy Waters and St. Jude continue their dispute over medical device vulnerabilities. Ran Yahalom from Ben-Gurion University discusses a group of vulnerabilities known as Bad USB. Tom Sadowski from the University of Maryland system discusses CyberMaryland and the role of the University System.