Patriotic and free-spirited hacking? WikiLeaks has a new Vault7 dump. Cyber conflict over the South China Sea. Fireball malware infests more than 250 million devices. Trident security. Kmart breach. Bikers turn hackers.
In today's podcast we hear, second-hand but ultimately from Vladimir Vladimirovich himself, that Russian hackers are free-spirited, patriotic artists, and maybe he'd be in a position to know. WikiLeaks dumps more Vault7 documents. White hats reconsider crowdsourcing membership in the exploit-of-the-month club. OceanLotus may be weaponizing a ShadowBrokers' leak. Fireball malware used for ad fraud. A think tank warns of Royal Navy submarine cyber vulnerabilities. Kmart discloses a point-of-sale breach. Jonathan Katz from UMD on undetectable backdoors. Leo Taddeo from Cyxtera Technologies on what the Comey firing means for encryption and cyber security. And a motorcycle gang is hacking cars. Why? Because that's the way they roll.