The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.17.18
Ep 665 | 8.17.18

Election risks—hacking and influence. Chinese industrial espionage spike. Misconfigured project management. Necurs appears briefly. Bogus Fortnite downloads. What they heard in the banya.

Show Notes

In today's podcast we run through a brief guide to election risks, and the difference between hacking and influence operations. An Alaskan trade mission prompts a wave of Chinese industrial espionage. Misconfigured project management pages may have exposed Canadian and British Government information. Necurs flared up in a short-lived spam campaign against banks this week. Crooks use bogus Fortnite download pages. Final briefs are submitted in Kaspersky's court challenge to its US ban. Emily Wilson from Terbium Labs on her experience getting certified as a fraud examiner. Guest is Marco Rubin from the Center for Innovative Technology, on the security of UAVs and drones.