The CyberWire Daily Podcast 9.5.17
Ep 427 | 9.5.17

Influence operations in Germany. More Turla. KHRAT looks like political spying. Exposed AWS S3 and MongoDB databases hit. Ransomware notes. Cyber gangland rumbles.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear that election influence operations appear to have begun in Germany. Turla's spoor tracked to the Pacifier APT. Cambodia takes an authoritarian turn, possibly extending to domestic spying via RAT. Rival jihadists remain active online; US Cyber Command working to deny them cyberspace safe havens. More exposed AWS S3 databases. MongoDB databases hit with ransom wiper. PrincessLocker and Locky ransomware continue to romp in the wild. Free RAT backdoors criminals. Johannes Ulrich from SANS Technology Institute and the ISC Stormcast podcast on DDoS extortion emails. Disgruntled customer doxes booter service.