The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.15.19
Ep 760 | 1.15.19

Web hosts fix account takeover issues. Passenger Name Record exposure proof-of-concept. Swatting isn’t funny. Chinese manufacturers and suspicions of espinonage.

Show Notes

In today’s podcast, we hear that a bug hunter has found and responsibly disclosed issues in web hosts. Compromising Passenger Name Records in airline reservations. Business email compromise seems on the rise, and it’s also growing a bit more interactive. A Facebook executive is swatted, and absolutely nobody should dismiss this sort of thing as a joke. China would like everyone to stop saying bad stuff about Huawei, but the Polish government seems unconvinced that there’s nothing to see here. Rick Howard from Palo Alto Networks, revisiting the notion of a cyber moon shot. Carole Theriault reports on a hack of the Australian emergency warning system. She speaks with Paul Baccas from Proofpoint.