The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.18.17
Ep 416 | 8.18.17

Ransomware updates. ShadowPad backdoor may have got into the supply chain from a Chinese APT group. Apple Secure Enclave decryption key released. Profexor and Fancy Bear. Misconfigured AWS S3 exposes voter data. Countering extremism online. FBI continues to warn against use of Kaspersky products.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear that ransomware strains, old and new, are circulating in the wild. ShadowPad backdoors are tentatively attributed to Chinese espionage operations in the supply chain. A hacker releases the decryption key for Apple's Secure Enclave. Profexor may actually not know much about Fancy Bear's romp through the DNC. Another misconfigured AWS bucket exposes data on voters in Chicago. Malek Ben Salem from Accenture Labs on the cloud security maturity model. Joseph Carson from Thycotic on the evolution of phishing campaigns. The FBI has a roadshow warning companies of the risks of using Kaspersky security products.