The CyberWire Daily Podcast 2.27.19
Ep 789 | 2.27.19

Router vulnerabilities. Hacking around the Hanoi summit. DDoSing an election. Brushing back a troll farm. Crytpojacking an embassy.

Show Notes

In today’s podcast, we hear that Nokia routers have been found vulnerable to man-in-the-middle and denial-of-service attacks. As one would expect, the US and North Korean summit in Hanoi this week summons up some hacking. Ukraine accuses Russia of DDoS attacks in the service of election disruption. US Cyber Command played some chin music for St. Petersburg during US midterm elections. And if you’re going to hack into an embassy, wouldn’t you want to do more than install a cryptojacker? David Dufour from Webroot with insights on their pending purchase by Carbonite. Guest is Randy Vanderhoof from the Secure Technology Alliance on managing identity and fraud in the payment space.