Carbanak gang is back. GhostAdmin works on data theft. Trolling security researchers. M&A notes. Pardons, commutations, and extraditions.
In today's podcast, we hear that Carbanak is back, and in the cloud. GhostAdmin quietly assembles a few good bots. Malware writers troll security researchers on VirusTotal. Oracle issues a big patch; Apple is said to be preparing a smaller one. M&A activity is in the news. Australia investigates fallout from the Yahoo! breaches. Experts warn European election officials and politicians to be on the lookout for Bears. Rick Howard from Palo Alto Networks seeks a unified theory of security. David Bianco from Sqrrl offers advice on threat hunting. And US President Obama issues some pardons and commutations—General Cartwright and Private Manning are on the list. Not so Mr. Snowden.