The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.20.18
Ep 666 | 8.20.18

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.

Show Notes

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.