The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.14.19
Ep 759 | 1.14.19

Polish espionage case. Ryuk tactics, and some thoughts on its attribution. Access-control system zero-days. Lawsuit may bring clarity to cyber insurance war exclusion clauses.

Show Notes

In today’s podcast, we hear that Huawei has fired the sales manager arrested for espionage in Poland, and says that if he was spying, he was freelancing. Ryuk ransomware now looks more like a criminal than a state-sponsored operation. And its “big-game hunting” has pulled in almost four million dollars since August. Access control system zero-days found. And a lawsuit is likely to set some precedents concerning what counts as cyberwar. Joe Carrigan from JHU ISI on updated NIST password guidelines. Guest is Vijaya Kaza from Lookout on the shifting role of privacy in infosec.