The CyberWire Daily Podcast 2.7.17
Ep 281 | 2.7.17

Brokerages in Taiwan face DDoS extortion. Polish banks hit in watering hole attack. Cyber vigilantes. Information operations. ShadowBrokers update?

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear about brokerages in Taiwan being extorted with threats of DDoS. Polish banks compromised in watering hole campaign. Criminals turn from JavaScript to less obviously suspicious kinds of files. Cyber vigilantes poke at unsecured printers and dark web hosting. China ratchets up its efforts to control its Internet. The US shares classified intelligence on Russian influence operations with European allies, and works on its own information operations capability. Dale Drew from Level 3 Communications takes note of the increase in ransomware. Rami Essaid from Distil Networks describes efforts to combat ticket scalping bots. And a former NSA contractor will probably face espionage charges related to the ShadowBrokers.