Ransomware old and ransomware new, but can you distinguish it from a wiper? Influence operations hearings on Capitol Hill.
In today's podcast, we hear about ONI ransomware in Japan that may prove to be a wiper. Ukraine blames NotPetya operators Black Energy for BadRabbit. Pyongyang feels London is picking on it. Fishing Facebook in Nordic nations. Security firms sell certificate authority business. Twitter won't sell any more ads to RT or Sputnik. Johannes Ullrich from SANS Technology Institute and the ISC Stormcast podcast on honeypots. Russell Jones from Deloitte with the results from a recent medical security poll. During hearings on influence operations, Senators wonder why Facebook wasn't suspicious when people paid for their advertising in rubles.