The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.2.18
Ep 506 | 1.2.18

ISIS claims responsibility for bombing in Russia. Iranian unrest involves Telegram, Instagram. Proposed FERC reporting standards. YouTube gone bad, and an arrest in a horrific swatting prank.

Show Notes

In today's podcast we hear that ISIS has claimed responsibility for the December 27th St. Petersburg shopping center bombing. UK authorities seek to think ahead about cyber terror. US standards bodies propose more stringent mandatory reporting of cyber incidents at electrical utilities. Unrest in Iran prompts a government crackdown on the Internet. We meet our newest academic & research partner, Dr. Yossi Oren from Ben Gurion University. A YouTube celebrity learns something of the limits of the funny, and a Los Angeles man is arrested in a horrifying SWATTING attack that killed an utterly uninvolved bystander.