The CyberWire Daily Podcast 3.1.17
Ep 296 | 3.1.17

Internet outages were errors, not attacks. Evolving Trojans and botnets. M&A news. Cyber casus belli. Terminators and teddy bears.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear that yesterday's Internet outages were due to errors in Amazon's S3 servers. Dridex has evolved to become more evasive. The Necurs botnet acquires a DDoS capability. Web cache deception attack technique is described. Austrian authorities think they have a suspect in the attempted cyberattack on Vienna's airport. Palo Alto buys LightCyber. Companies continue to grapple with GDPR compliance. Uncertainty about US policy direction expected to drive an increase in foreign cyber espionage. The University of Maryland's Jonathan Katz reviews encryption types. Jon Gross from Cylance explains Snake Wine. Congress thinks about casus belli in cyberspace. And in the IoT, people are worried about everything from Terminators to Teddy bears.