OilRig fingered as Iranian state-sponsored group behind attempted hacks of Israeli targets. Shamoon still under the same management. Botnet wars in the IoT. Countermessaging, hopes of missile hacks, and more.
In today's podcast, we hear that researchers have named the hitherto unnamed country that attempted to hack Israeli targets. Other researchers conclude Shamoon is still under the same management. Roles and missions dispute among Israeli security organizations. Peter Galvin from Thales takes a look at data security in the US Federal sector. VA Tech's Dr. Charles Clancy explains the pros and cons of 5G mobile technology. Financial malware vector startles phishing victims into clicking. Vigilante botnets are not helping the IoT. Countermessaging is still not as easy as it looks. And there's a lot of thinly sourced hope about hacking North Korean missiles.