The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.28.17
Ep 422 | 8.28.17

Maritime cybersecurity concerns. ExpressLane dump stirs up international trouble. IoT botnet threat addressed. Defray ransomware. Cyberattack in Scotland. Tehran's info-ops rapper.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear that the USS McCain collision appears to unrelated to any cyberattack, but observers warn of ICS security issues as maritime cyber concerns rise. WikiLeaks' ExpressLane Vault7 dump raises concerns in India. Telnet credentials for Internet-of-things devices exposed; security experts work to close this DDoS risk. "Defray" ransomware being distributed with unusually precise and plausible spearphishing. A ransomware attack disrupts some healthcare services in Scotland. Acquisition news in the cyber sector. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS on web sites logging form submissions even before you hit the “submit” button. And Iranian information operations seem to be piping the devil's tune (more or less literally, from Tehran's official point-of-view).