The CyberWire Daily Podcast 6.19.17
Ep 373 | 6.19.17

Bouncing bad adware apps from Google Play. More on WannaCry attribution. Voter data exposed on an Amazon S3 account. Assessment of Russian influence on UK elections: they didn't do it. (Didn't need to?) Hackers sentenced.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear that Google is in an "uphill battle" against adware infestation of the PlayStore. GCHQ seems to agree with NSA, which seems to think WannaCry was a North Korean caper. Big data firm leaves voter data exposed on an Amazon S3 account. GCHQ says the Russians didn't disrupt the recent UK elections. Dr. Charles Clancy from VA Tech's Hume Center describes methods for preventing another Dyn-style attack. Two hackers sentenced, one in Pennsylvania, the other in East Anglia, one for the vengeance and one for the lulz.