The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.1.17
Ep 403 | 8.1.17

HBO hacked. Operation #LeakTheAnalyst targets individual security researchers. Election hacking notes. UK's Home Secretary opposes strong encryption. Russia bans VPNs. Bitcoin, crime, and punishment.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear about the HBO hack, and the exposure of episodes and scripts Operation #LeakTheAnalyst targets individual security researchers. Election hacking: machines, databases, and public opinion are all targets. The UK's Home Secretary wants Silicon Valley to rethink strong encryption. Russia, like China, is clamping down on virtual private networks. The BTC-e Bitcoin exchange is shut down amid allegations of money laundering. Awais Rashid from Lancaster University on developing a security culture. Michael Janke from Data Tribe on his efforts to stand up the National Institute of Digital Security. And write this 500 times: "I will not mine Bitcoin on my school computer."