The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.22.19
Ep 764 | 1.22.19

Ex-employee backdoor. Stealthy DDoS. Anubis dropper looks for motion. Influence operations. Privacy actions. The curious case of the espionage arrest in Russia.

Show Notes

In today’s podcast, we hear that the WordPress Multilingual Plugin was compromised by a disgruntled ex-employee. Stealthy DDoS might escape notice. Anubis droppers wait for the phone to move before executing. EU works against influence in its May elections. France fines Google for lack of transparency under GDPR. Facebook may face FTC action. And more emerges on the curious case of the American/Canadian/Irish/British citizen arrested in Moscow for spying. Johannes Ullrich from SANS and the ISC Stormcast podcast on gift card scams. Carole Theriault speaks with guest Maria Varmazis about Fortnite vulnerabilities.