What's up with Petya/Nyetya/NotPetya? It's a wiper—the extortion is just misdirection. WikiLeaks dumps "OutlawCountry" from Vault7. The ShadowBrokers raise prices. Russia says boo to cybercrime.
In today's podcast we hear that Petya/Nyetya/NotPetya is almost certainly a wiper, and not ransomware after all. Ukraine blames Russia, but whoever did it had EternalBlue before the ShadowBrokers leaked it. WikiLeaks Vault7 disgorges OutlawCountry, a Linux attack tool. The ShadowBrokers raise their rates. Emily Wilson from Terbium Labs with research on fraud guides on the dark web. Guests are Drew Gidwani, Director of Analytics at ThreatConnect, and Andy Pendergast, VP of Product & Co-Founder at ThreatConnect, speaking about the findings of a recent SANS Survey on Security Optimization. Russia calls for international cooperation to stamp out cybercrime.