Bear again, and WikiLeaks (also again). Chinese hackers return, now after infrastructure companies. Debit card hacking epidemic in India.
In today's podcast we follow the developing story of intermittent DDoS attacks affecting Internet sites throughout the US East Coast. Hotspot vigilantes try to get Julian Assange reconnected inside Ecuador's London embassy. More election documents appear in WikiLeaks. Russia offers to monitor US elections. NSA's Director talks about labor force issues. The University of Maryland's Jonathan Katz explains an update to a key encryption component of the internet. Guest Kevin Green from DHS describes his work on software assurance programs. And some advice from the Cyber Security Hall of Fame: You want security, convenience, and freedom? Pick two.