The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.13.16
Ep 244 | 12.13.16

SWIFT issues new fraud warnings. US investigates Russian influence operations. Patch news. Wages of sin are in-game purchases?

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we learn that SWIFT has warned member banks of ongoing attempts at fraudulent funds transfer. US investigation of Russian influence operations continues, with bipartisan support. German fears of Russian election hacking persist. Apple iOS, McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, and AirDroid get patches. Tor releases a browser with upgraded anonymity. Kevin Bocek from Venafi reminds us of the looming SHA-1 sunsetting. Ben Yelin from the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security examines a case involving stingray devices and warrantless searches. And some guy steals a million so he can spend it on in-game purchases.