The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.27.19
Ep 915 | 8.27.19

Hostinger resets passwords after an intrusion. Social media fraud. Notes on RATs and ransomware. Free decryptor for Syrk. Hedge funds go bananas.

Show Notes

Hostinger resets passwords after a breach. Arkose finds that more than half the social media logins they investigated during the recent quarter were fraudulent. US State governors seem likely to call on the National Guard to help with cyber incidents. A new phishing campaign is distributing the Quasar RAT. A new ransomware strain, Nemty, is out in the wild. Fortnite account encrypted? Emsisoft can help. And who knew that hedge funds liked bananas. David Dufour from Webroot on company cyber security assessments. Carole Theriault speaks with Omar Yaacoubi from Barac on the growth in encrypted hacks, and how they use metadata to detect and analyze them.