The CyberWire Daily Podcast 9.12.17
Ep 432 | 9.12.17

Equifax breach news. Unsecured admin accounts. BlueBorne via Bluetooth. Hackable medical devices. Bots convince. A guilty plea draws a long sentence.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear about how Equifax has attracted more attention from plaintiffs, AGs, and Congress. Everyone else is on heightened alert for fraud and identity theft. MongoDB says users of its database process were not assigning passwords to administrative accounts. A Bluetooth-based attack vector, "BlueBorne," is described. Syringe pumps are found to be hackable. Bots serve more effective social media clickbait than human operators can. Robert M. Lee from Dragos on deterrence. Myke Cole, cyber security analyst and fantasy writer discussing the importance of empathy when considering your adversaries. And Roman Seleznev gets 27 years after he cops a plea to hacking.