Facebook comes to Washington. Research ethics? IoT threats. Switch bug exploited in the wild. Criminal misdirection. Russia and the West, again. And what do cybercriminals earn?
In today's podcast, we hear that Facebook begins facing the Congressional music today. What are the rules for online research, professors? Experts say they're worried about weaponized IoT hacks. Hoods exploiting Cisco switch vulnerability in unpatched systems. Named threat groups and bugs as insider misdirection. As relations between Russia and the West worsen, some in Moscow call an end to Peter the Great's experiment. And how do cybercriminals make, and what do they spend it on? Daniel Prince from Lancaster University on clandestine data transmission and steganography. Guest is Gabriel Bassett from Verizon, reviewing his work on the Verizon DBIR report.