Patcher ransomware. Locky, Cryptowall, and Cerber are still active; so is old-fashioned blackmail. NSA keeps the VEP. Reactions to New York State's cyber regs for banks. Observations of BugDrop, and thoughts on cyber war and attribution.
In today's podcast, we hear about how Patcher ransomware is infesting Macs. Locky, Cryptowall, and Cerber are also still out and about in the wild. NSA seems likely to continue its Vulnerabilities Equities Process. Industry reactions to New York State's coming cybersecurity regulations for financial institutions. A look back at RSA discussions of cyber warfare. Further developments in the study of BugDrop malware. Terbium Labs' Emily Wilson examines the way novel exploits becomes part of the standard tool kit. And TruSTAR looks at Grizzly Steppe and has some thoughts on the difficulties of attribution.