The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.31.19
Ep 771 | 1.31.19

Commodity credential stuffing gets four new collections. Google was also doing a pay-to-pwn, like Facebook. Russian trolling. FaceTime bug investigation. Joanap botnet. Other online scams.

Show Notes

In today’s podcast, we hear that Collections #2 through #5 have joined Collection #1 in hacker fora. Google is found to be collecting data from devices in much the same way its advertising peer Facebook was. Russian trolls seek to discredit the Special Counsel’s investigation of influence ops. New York State opens an investigation into Apple’s response to the FaceTIme bug. The US Department of Justice aims to disrupt a North Korean botnet. And a rundown of some current online scams. Mike Benjamin from Century Link with information on TheMoon botnet and how it targets websites. Guest is Lewie Dunsworth, CISO & Executive Vice President of Technical Operations at Herjavec Group on projected increases in ransomware aimed at hospitals.