The CyberWire Daily Podcast 9.13.18
Ep 683 | 9.13.18

Domestic Kitten spyware. Crypto wallet shenanigans. Firmware issues enable cold boot attacks. BlueBorne bugs are still out and about. Tech support scams. Election security.

Show Notes

In today's podcast we hear that an Iranian domestic spyware campaign has been reported: it's most interested in ethnic Kurds. A bogus cryptocurrency wallet site is taken down. F-Secure warns of a widespread firmware problem that could be exploited for cold boot attacks. The BlueBorne Bluetooth bugs are apparently still out there. Tech support scam ads are taken down. Policies for election security continue to evolve. And Facebook's founder offers some thoughts on how his platform can save democracy. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS with analysis of a Florida court decision on the use of cell site simulators. Guest is Josh Mayfield from Absolute Software with tips on cyber hygiene.