The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.7.16
Ep 240 | 12.7.16

Ransomware updates. IP camera vulnerabilities. Steganography makes a comeback. Controlling content, with or without Internet autarky. Zo replaces Tay?

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear that more network security cameras have been found vulnerable to bot-herding. Sony's are patched, so patch. Unpatched Flash bugs incorporated into exploit kits. New ransomware strains are out. Russia announces a new national Internet strategy as Canada and the EU grapple with the complexity and ambivalence of controlling extremist content. Steganography is back, alas, and in your banner ads. Dr. Charles Clancy from VA Tech’s Hume Center explains the challenges of developing security solutions that can function in both the federal and commercial realms. Ebba Blitz from Alertsec hasthe results of a survey on what Americans fear most when it comes to cyber security. And Tay's kid sister Zo makes her debut.