Mirai, "Botnet #14," hits Liberian networks. Anonymous doesn't much care for either jihad or the Man. A new security company forms with acquisition of Cryptzone, Catbird, Easy Solutions, and Brainspace. Election hacking updates.
In today's podcast, we hear about how Liberia has sustained a significant DDoS attack (Mirai is behind it). Linux/Moose is also on the IoT loose. Hospitals in the UK continue to recover from ransomware attacks. Anonymous doesn't like ISIS, but it also doesn't like the governments who are fighting the Caliphate. Exaspy malware targets business leaders' Android phones. A new joint venture is poised to become a mid-major in the cyber security sector. Accenture Technology Labs' Malek Ben Salem explains developments in redactable blockchain. AT&T CSO Bill O'Hern provides his perspective on current and coming cyber security challenges. And an update on election hacking—it's more of the same, with more coming.