The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.6.18
Ep 739 | 12.6.18

Huawei CFO arrested in Canada, faces extradition to US. Anonymous claims that Chinese intelligence hacked Marriott. Russian hospital phished. SamSam indictments, warnings. Facebook agonistes.

Show Notes

In today’s podcast, we hear that Huawei’s CFO was arrested in Vancouver on a US sanctions beef. Anonymous sources tell Reuters Chinese intelligence was behind the Marriott hack. A Flash zero-day is used in an attack against a Russian hospital. SamSam warnings and new US indictments. In the UK, Parliament releases internal Facebook emails that suggest discreditable data-use practices. Facebook says the emails are being taken out of context. And DDoS downs Illinois homework. Dr. Charles Clancy from VA Tech’s Hume Center on the ban of specific 5G hardware around the world. Guest is Tom Bonner from Cylance on the SpyRATs of Ocean Lotus.