The CyberWire Daily Podcast 2.11.19
Ep 778 | 2.11.19

Cryptojackers gone wild. Attempted hack of Australia’s Parliament investigated. Huawei security concerns continue. Russia tests Internet autarky. Prosecutors investigate alleged blackmail.

Show Notes

In today’s podcast, we hear that clipper malware has been ejected from Google Play. A different cryptojacker is kicking its competitors out of infected machines. Australian authorities continue to investigate the attempted hack of Parliament, with Chinese intelligence services as the prime suspects. How do you solve a problem like Huawei? Russia prepares to test its ability to disconnect from the Internet in the event of war. Prosecutors investigate alleged blackmail by below-the-belt selfie. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS on politicians blocking citizens on social media.