The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.15.16
Ep 246 | 12.15.16

Yahoo's big breach—industry reactions. Spyware circulates in the wild. Investigation of election hacking continues. Hacktivism and "faketivism." The ShadowBrokers are back.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear about Yahoo's disclosure of a record-setting breach—over a billion customer accounts are affected. CyberWire editor John Petrik collects industry comments on the breach. Microsoft reports finding "FinFisher-like" spyware in the wild. US investigation of Russian election hacking continues. The case for and against Fancy Bear is being made by observers, but the Intelligence Community says it will keep its conclusions to itself until the investigation is complete. ThreatConnect describes "faketivism." And the ShadowBrokers are back, and their broken English hasn’t gotten more convincing.