The CyberWire Daily Podcast 7.19.19
Ep 888 | 7.19.19

Following K3chang. Bulgaria’s tax agency breach. An alternative currency gets some incipient regulatory scrutiny. Why towns are hit with ransomware. A hair-care hack.

Show Notes

K3chang is out, about, and more evasive than ever. Data breached at Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency has turned up online in at least one hacker forum. Facebook’s planned Libra cryptocurrency received close scrutiny and a tepid reception on Capitol Hill this week. Emsisoft offers some common-sense reflections on why local governments are attractive ransomware targets. Please patch BlueKeep. And a hair care product is vulnerable to hacking. Johannes Ullrich from the SANS Technology Institute with tips on ensuring your vulnerability scans are secure. Guest is Richard Clarke, former National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection and Counter-terrorism for the United States, and coauthor of the book The Fifth Domain.