The CyberWire Daily Podcast 11.8.16
Ep 222 | 11.8.16

Election Day cyber updates. Mirai goes to pieces. Five Eyes and Europol take down dark web souks. Turkey and clamps down on their Internet.

Show Notes

In today's podcast we hear that US authorities are ready for election hacking, but assess the risk as low. (The information operations, however, seem to be another matter.) Flashpoint sees Mirai being fragmented in a black-market market correction. Users in Turkey flee censorship into Tor. Operation Hyperion shuts down a lot of dark web nastiness. Tesco fraud investigations continue. Palo Alto's Rick Howard describes a new white paper on the growing sophistication of Nigerian online scammers. CrowdStrike's Dan Larson explains the evolving motivations of threat actors. And an email spoofer tells the court there's no tort, because his email was so implausible.