More of the customary cybercrime, but with additional warnings of new ransomware vectors. Dodgy apps and holiday shopping. Credential abuse. No pardon for Snowden, for now, anyway.
In today's podcast, we talk about thinking twice before opening pictures received via Facebook Messenger. A recruiting site exposes GitHub profiles. Investigation of credential abuse in the Three Mobile upgrade fraud continues. Fortinet warns German users against an Android banking Trojan. Much advice on how to stay safe online during holiday shopping is out. Symantec plans to buy LifeLock, and Optiv is filing an IPO. President Obama says, while in Berlin, that he won't pardon Snowden. Rumors of DNI and SecDef discontent with Director NSA circulate. Markus Rauschecker from the University of MD Center for Health and Homeland Security reviews new automotive security guidelines from the feds. And no, Chinese cabinet ministers don't have a side gig recruiting for the Canadian Forces.