The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.13.18
Ep 661 | 8.13.18

Spyware for states and spouses. Election hacking demos. New ransomware strains, and a clipper for Android. Airline Wi-Fi is not only irritating, but insecure as well.

Show Notes

In today's podcast, we hear about spyware in the guise of a missile attack warning app. New Dharma variant out. Android.Clipper redirects transactions to crooks' cryptowallets. DLink exploits rob Brazilian banking customers. Utilities prepare for grid hacks, but researchers say an appliance botnet could cycle demand enough to induce blackouts. Vulnerabilities in airline Wi-Fi and SATCOM connectivity. Election hacking demos may or may not be realistic. Family spy ware proves vulnerable to data exfiltration. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS on police using facial recognition software to nab a suspect.