The CyberWire Daily Podcast 5.25.17
Ep 357 | 5.25.17

Worm alert. Stumblebums or masterminds? Widia commodity ransomware in its early stages. Taking the fight to ISIS in cyberspace.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear about a vulnerability in widely used networking software leaves it open to a worm infestation. Were the WannaCry hackers annoying stumblebums, or are there deeper games afoot? Help desk scammers say they'll rid you of ransomware—they won't. Researchers watch "Widia," commodity ransomware that's still an early stage work-in-progress. The Manchester terrorist looks more like a known wolf than a lone wolf. Ben Yelin reviews the Supreme Court's consideration of a cell site privacy case. Yong-Gon Chon from Focal Point Data Risk discusses their Cyber Balance Sheet Report. And US Cyber Command would like ISIS to know that they're in the Fort's crosshairs.