WannaCry ransomware spreads via ShadowBrokers' dumped exploit. Necurs delivers Jaff ransomware. Fancy Bear spoofs NATO emails. President Trump's Executive Order on cybersecurity.
In today's podcast, we hear about the long-expected US Executive Order, with commentary from Politico's Eric Geller. It was signed yesterday, and gives prominence to the NIST Framework, DHS,and OMB. Eternal Blue is used to spread WannaCry ransomware, and the UK's NHS is hard hit. Fancy Bear prances in NATO costume. US Intelligence Community leaders warn the Senate that the Russian cyber threat is large, growing, and not going away. The University of Maryland's Jonathan Katz explains some potential browser protocol vulnerabilities. And spamming celebrates its thirty-ninth birthday—no happy returns for you, spammers.