The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.12.17
Ep 264 | 1.12.17

Grid hacks and influence operations. Propaganda sauce spread liberally over geese and ganders. Peace sign hacks? Hamas catphishes the IDF.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear about the arrest of an Italian brother and sister for an EyePyramid spyware crime spree that may have been in progress since 2010. Ukraine confirms that Kiev's power grid was hacked last month, and the Ukrainian government tries to tide over some influence operations of its own. Policy wonks talk information operations and some realize that such ops aren't new. The peace sign hack joins the Gummibear hack as a challenge to biometric authentication. Yisroel Mirsky from Ben Gurion University explains new research using databases of exploits and vulnerabilities. Quick industry notes. And Hamas goes catphishing.