The CyberWire Daily Podcast 4.7.17
Ep 323 | 4.7.17

APT10's Operation TradeSecret. BrickerBot may be vigilante PDoS. Amnesia and Sathurbot exploit known vulnerabilities in, respectively, DVRs and WordPress. Ransomware, surveillance, and info ops updates.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear about how Operation TradeSecret collected intelligence on US trade policy during the run-up to the Sino-American summit at Mar a Lago. BrickerBot is out, a PDoS campaign that looks like nasty vigilante work, so close your Telnet ports and change your IoT device default passwords. The Amnesia campaign is after unpatched DVRs. Sathurbot exploits unpatched WordPress instances and infects Torrent users. Lancaster University’s Awais Rashid has concerns over IoT devices limited interfaces. Endgame’s Andrea Little Limbago shares her story from the Women in Cybersecurity Conference. Surveillance and influence operations allegations in the last US Presidential campaign have their counterparts in the current French one.