The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.5.18
Ep 738 | 12.5.18

DDoS and BEC risks rising. Ukraine says it stopped Russian cyber campaign. EU looks to stopping disinformation. NRCC email compromise. Facebook emails released by Parliament.

Show Notes

In today’s podcast, we hear that CoAp-based DDoS attacks are on the rise. A Nigerian gang has done some industrial-scale work on business email compromise. Ukraine says it stopped a major Russian cyber attack. The EU looks toward its May elections and determines to do something about disinformation. The US National Republican Congressional Committee sustains an email compromise. Attribtution of a phishing expedition to Cozy Bear grows dubious. And Westminster doxes Facebook. Joe Carrigan from JHU ISI explaining the National Centers for Academic Excellence. Carole Theriault interviews SANS’ James Lyne explains the Cyber Discovery program which aims bolster the security workforce.