Cyberattacks and intelligence trade-offs. TrickBot’s new interests. Fancy Bear versus machine learning. Facebook looks for more ad transparency. Retadup take-down.
Senior US officials say the June 20th attacks on Iranian networks helped stop Tehran’s attacks on tankers in the Arabian Gulf. TrickBot seems to be going after mobile users’ PINs. Fancy Bear has taken note of machine learning and modified her behavior accordingly. Facebook revises its rules to achieve greater transparency in political and issue advertising. A multinational takedown cleans up the Retadup worm infestation. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS on the proliferation of privately owned license plate readers. Guest is Martin Zizi from Aerendir on biometric security technologies.