A coming surge in North Korean hacking? Middle Eastern cyber espionage campaigns. Microsoft patch issues. Infowar updates. NIST's draft electrical utility cyber guidance. Problematic toys.
In today's podcast, we hear that analysts are predicting a surge in North Korean hacking after China embargoes coal. ViperRAT catphishes the IDF. Magic Hound and Shamoon both use malicious macros to infect victim systems. TASS says no one really knows who hacked OSCE. Sputnik teases with a WikiLeaks tease. RSA Security's Zulfikar Ramzan offers insights from the conference. UMD Center for Health and Homeland Security's Markus Rauschecker explains how Airbnb might be affecting some foundational elements of the internet. Google shames Microsoft over patching. NIST has cyber advice for power utilities. Some RSA notes, and My Friend Cayla gets the boot from Berlin.