The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.19.17
Ep 498 | 12.19.17

North Korea officially blamed for WannaCry. US National Security Strategy and cyber. Hex Men are up to no good. Cryptocurrency crimes. Cyberespionage. Misconfigured printers. Bad passwords.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear that the Five Eyes look at WannaCry and officially see Pyongyang. New US National Security Strategy emphasizes economic power and cybersecurity (and names the adversaries). Hex Men are no super heroes. More Bitcoin theft bankrupts an alt-currency exchange. Android Monero miner can basically melt your phone, it's working so hard. Users leave Lexmark printers open to the Internet. AnubisSpy peeks at Arabic-speaking Android users. Joe Carrigan from JHU on holiday IoT devices. Guest is Chris Webber from SafeBreach, reviewing the third edition of their Hacker’s Playbook. And guess the two worst passwords of 2017.