The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.18.19
Ep 763 | 1.18.19

Collection #1 and the threat of credential stuffing. Cryptojacker disables some cloud security tools. Don’t chat with strange bots. Facbebook shutters more Russian coordinated inauthenticity.

Show Notes

In today’s podcast we hear that Collection #1 is big but not the end-of-the-world. Still, be on the lookout for credential stuffing attacks. Rocke cryptojacker can disable some cloud security services. Beware of Telegram bots. Facebook shuts down a few hundred inauthentic Russian pages, and Sputnik shows up as either a free-speech paladin or another troll farm—take your pick. Epic Games closes a vulnerability that exposed data of Fortnite players. Malek Ben Salem from Accenture Labs on power grid vulnerabilities to botnets. Guest is former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff discussing his book Exploding Data.