DarkHotel is back. So is Necurs, and it's distributing a modular malware dropper. Industrial espionage follows international trade. Election meddling. The use and abuse of data.
In today's podcast, we hear that an evolved DarkHotel campaign is under way. A new malware dropper is out and about thanks to the Necurs botnet. Researchers demonstrate proof-of-concept exploits. Cyber espionage follows trade. Notes on election meddling. Google and Facebook encounter some regulatory and legal headwinds over data collection. Connected cars know a lot about their drivers, and there's money in those data. Robert M. Lee from Dragos on the notion of cyber attacks as a distraction.