Cyberespionage in South Asia. NHS hack confirmed as ransomare. Notes on Hancitor. WireX Android botnet taken down. Fat-fingering BGP. Topical phishbait.
In today's podcast, we hear reports of cyberespionage against both India and Pakistan—some unknown third nation-state is said to be responsible. NHS Lanarkshire hack confirmed as ransomware. Notes on Hancitor malware, WireX Android DDoS botnet discovered and taken down by an industry consortium. BGP fumble hit Japan's Internet, not hackers. Hurricane Harvey and Game of Thrones phishbait in circulation. Justin Harvey from Accenture on open source threat intelligence. Avi Reichental from XponentialWorks on security issues with implantable data devices. And no, not that GPS.