The CyberWire Daily Podcast 10.26.16
Ep 213 | 10.26.16

Youth and cyber make a bad-news-good-news story (it's complicated). Mirai DDoS may be the work of skids. ISIS adjusts its messaging.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear that Friday's Dyn DDoS may have been the work of skids and script kiddies, not high-end Russian spies. A recall of vulnerable IoT devices proceeds. Utilities see the DDoS attacks as a warning shot—they should maybe start by getting rid of all those pagers? ISIS tweaks its online messaging to point out that the Caliphate is enduring a divinely ordained period of trial. CloudFanta malware harvests credentials via a cloud storage app. Emily Wilson from Terbium Labs weighs in on credit card fraud in the dark web. Edward Hammersla from Forcepoint reviews their study of Millennials in the federal workplace. And, fellow youths, there's some bad news and some good news about cyber