Reddit Hacked. Ukrainians nabbed. Facebook boots "inauthentic" accounts for malign influence. Pegasus spyware found in Amnesty phone. Yale's old breach. Google and censorship.
In today's podcast we hear that a Swiss chemical agent forensic lab has seen Sandworm phishing attempts. Facebook kicks thirty-one "inauthentic" accounts from its platform: they seem to have been engaged in influence operations, possibly Russian. Attribution remains difficult. NSO Group's Pegasus spyware found in Amnesty International phone. SamSam ransomware exacts a high cost. Yale realizes it was breached about ten years ago. Google allegedly prepares a censor-engine for Chinese web searchers. Craig Williams from Cisco’s Talos unit, describing his team and the work they do. Guest is Thomas Hofmann from Flashpoint on ransomware and online extortion.