French media recover from DDoS. XaverAd infests Android ecosystem. Zero-days patched, but exploited in the wild. Mother's day giftcard hacking. Telephonic harassment.
In today's podcast, we hear that French media sites are recovering from a massive, successful DDoS attack whose source is still under investigation. Android adware harvests and reports PII. Microsoft's quick patching of zero-days included three that are being exploited in the wild by state and criminal actors. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS reviews the first 100 (cyber) days of President Trump. Ken Spinner from Varonis on their latest data risk report. Advice on Mother's Day gift cards, and some news about skids and harassing phone calls.