The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.13.17
Ep 494 | 12.13.17

A look back at Patch Tuesday. Classic games on Android serve malware. Cryptocurrency speculation. Info ops updates. Phony hitmen. Guilty pleas in Mirai case.

Show Notes

In today's podcast we hear a reminder about yesterday's Patch Tuesday. Classic Android games are serving malware. Crytpocurrency speculative fever continues to rise. More unwelcome miners are pulling Monero out of streaming video services. Ransomware extortionists are finding Bitcoin prices sometimes rise too fast for comfort. False hit-man spam. A Russian hacking defendant, in Russia, says Putin made him do it. Robert M. Lee from Dragos on the security of the water supply. Guest is Evan Dornbush from point3 security on the disconnect between employers and educational institutions. Guilty pleas in the Mirai case.