Dridex, Locky, PadCrypt, and extortion. Hollywood vs. ISIS? ISIS vs. ISIS? Apple vs. FBI.
In today's podcast, we hear more about ransomware, how it's paying off, and how Locky and PadCrypt are dealing with their victims. The US Secretary of State wants Hollywood to help with ISIS counter-messaging. Apple continues to resist the FBI's call to help it crack an iPhone used by the San Bernardino killers. And we hear from Johns Hopkins' Joe Carrigan, who talks about passwords: their salting, hashing, and cracking.