The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.12.16
Ep 243 | 12.12.16

Stressor, booter shoppers arrested. Small DDoS against Russian banks. Botnets and home routers. Popcorn Time ransomware. US investigates Russian influence operations.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear about how an international police action swept up youths shopping for DDoS tools. Russian banks sustain a mild, easily parried DDoS attack. Mirai gets trickier. US-CERT warns against vulnerabilities in home routers. Popcorn Time ransomware says it's doing good by doing bad, but few will be deceived. US opens an investigation after the Intelligence Community concludes that Russian services tried to throw the US election away from Clinton and toward Trump. Emily Wilson from Terbium labs describes the markets for drugs and pharmaceuticals on the dark web. And North Korea says they didn't do it, you tantrum-throwing conservative puppet regime, you.