Grid hacking in Ukraine. Cellebrite breached. WhatsApp encryption issue. EyePyramid notes. Sharing SIGINT. IG looks at FBI. Guccifer 2.0 and the ShadowBrokers take their bows.
In today's podcast we get updates on grid hacking in Ukraine and the case of the EyePyramid spyware in Italy. Smartphone forensics shop Cellebrite suffers a data breach. WhatsApp appears to have an encryption issue, but most observers think it's not really a backdoor. WordPress gets eight patches. ENISA issues recommended best practices for securing connected cars. A US Justice Department IG will look into the FBI's investigation of classified information handling in the Clinton State Department. President Obama expands NSA's authority to share raw SIGINT with other intelligence agencies. The Johns Hopkins University's Joe Carrigan reminds us to protect our mobile phone numbers. Stanford Cyber Initiative Executive Director Allison Berke shares that organization's mission. Guccifer 2.0 wants to clear a few things up, and the ShadowBrokers say "bye-bye," or maybe "do svidaniya."