The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.6.16
Ep 239 | 12.6.16

State-directed cyberattacks in the 2017 forecast. Tenable's Cybersecurity Assurance Report Card. DDoS and ransomware notes. Content filtering in social media. Connected toys too curious.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear that more state-directed hacking is in the forecast for 2017 (and Pyongyang seems to have a head start). A new DDoS botnet rivals Mirai. Ransomware notes. Android users are advised to stick with Google Play (and so avoid Gooligan). Content filtering in social media. Cris Thomas from Tenable talks about their cybersecurity report card. Awais Rashid from Lancaster University outlines critical national infrastructure. And more connected toys seems to be far too curious about those who play with them.