The CyberWire Daily Podcast 3.8.18
Ep 551 | 3.8.18

A Memcrash kill-switch. Shadow Brokers' leaked "Territorial Dispute" tools. Dutch DDoS, Indian hacks. FBI and backdoors. Notes from SINET ITSEF.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear that a kill-switch for Memcrash may have been found (and Memcrash may be dangerous for other purposes than denial-of-service). Researchers in Hungary take a look at the Shadow Brokers' dumps and speculate about the purpose of the "Territorial Dispute" module. The Dutch Tax Authority sustained another DDoS attack last night. India's CERT renders a troubling report to Parliament. The FBI still wants a non-backdoor backdoor. David Dufour from Webroot on vulnerabilities in cryptocurrency markets. Guest is Richard Henderson from Absolute Software on protecting against insider threats. And some notes from SINET ITSEF.