The CyberWire Daily Podcast 2.21.18
Ep 540 | 2.21.18

SWIFT phishbait. DPRK hacking gets better; GRU hacking looks east. Coldroot RAT. Cryptojacking. Election cybersecurity.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear that SWIFT phishbait is hitting inboxes. North Korean hackers show fresh sophistication and new ambitions. Fancy Bear seems to be snuffling east. Monero miners in Word, and why cryptojacking for Bitcoin is harder than it is for other currencies. The Coldroot RAT hides in plain sight. The US Departments of Justice and Homeland Security undertake new approaches to election security. Justin Harvey from Accenture on data-centric security. Guest is Scott Totzke from ISARA on the threat to encrypted data by quantum computing. And Facebook has a new verification mode: send in a postcard.