The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.20.18
Ep 749 | 12.20.18

US indicts two Stone Panda operators amid ongoing international concern over Chinese IP theft. Suspicious customer support traffic on Twitter. Emergency IE patch. Influence experiment.

Show Notes

In today’s podcast, we hear that the US has indicted two hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security. US and allies are said to be planning a joint response to China’s industrial espionage. Twitter sees suspicious customer support traffic. Microsoft issues an emergency patch for Internet Explorer. Facebook continues to struggle with transparency. New Knowledge CEO acknowledges a questionable experiment in social media manipulation. And, flash: Russian embassy hack was “brutal.” Rick Howard from Palo Alto Networks with some holiday reading suggestions. Guest is Sarah Tennant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation describing new cyber security initiatives at Michigan universities.