The CyberWire Daily Podcast 2.5.19
Ep 774 | 2.5.19

ExileRAT versus Tibet. SpeakUp backdoors Linux. Facebook bans Myanmar militias. Norway sees a threat in Huawei. Westminster gets hacked? Bangladesh Bank sues over SWIFT caper.

Show Notes

In today’s podcast, we hear that ExileRAT is targeting Tibet’s government-in-exile. The SpeakUp backdoor afflicts many varieties of Linux systems. Facebook bans ethnic militias in Myanmar from its platform. Norway’s PST intelligence service says that Huawei constitutes a security risk, and China says that’s nonsense. Someone seems to be hacking contact lists belonging to UK Members of Parliament. Bangladesh Bank is suing to recover the $81 million missing from its 2016 SWIFT heist. Joe Carrigan from JHU ISI on Facebook’s password flexibility on mobile devices. Guest is Joseph Williamson from EclecticIQ on cyber espionage and nation state threats.