Comey's testimony calls Russian election influence operations massive and ongoing. New Android malware. Malicious hyperlinks infect with a mouse-over. Data privacy issues.
In today's podcast we hear that whatever else former FBI Director Comey told the Senate, one thing is clear: he's convinced the Russian are fully committed to influence operations, and that they'll be back. More on disinformation and hacking in Qatar. Fresh malware surfaces in the Android ecosystem—some but not all has been booted from the PlayStore. Mousing over a malicious hyperlink can now be an infection vector. Cryptocurrencies, money transfer, and money laundering. Ben Yelin explains Florida money laundering legislation aimed at Bitcoin. Will Ackerly from Virtru discusses privacy and the right to be forgotten, online. GDPR and some thoughts on the distinctions among anonymity, privacy, and security.