The CyberWire Daily Podcast 2.1.18
Ep 527 | 2.1.18

ISIS war on families. Cryptomining botnets. The weaponization of Spectre and Meltdown. Phishig with bogus emails spoofing Google, Microsoft. Apps that know too much.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear that ISIS inspiration is increasingly directed at children. Cryptomining botnets use same EternalBlue exploit as WannaCry. Criminals experiment to weaponize Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. Phishing campaigns exploit well-known services including Google Docs and Outlook. Patch notes. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS on the National Association of Insurance Commissioners adopting a model data cyber security law. Guest is Shashi Kiran from Quali on cyber ranges and cloud sandboxes. Geolocation and other app-collected info raise OPSEC concerns.