The CyberWire Daily Podcast 9.9.19
Ep 923 | 9.9.19

BEC attack pulls millions from car parts company. Wikipedia DDoS. NERC and FERC on grid hacking. Trolling Pyongyang. Mike Hammer goes to the DMV.

Show Notes

A big BEC extracts more than $37 million from a major automotive parts supplier. Wikipedia suffers a DDoS attack in Europe and the Middle East. NERC and FERC get to work. Thrip may really be Billbug, and that’s attribution, not etymology. Was US Cyber Command trolling North Korea on the DPRK’s national day? And what does the Department of Motor Vehicles do with all the data they collect on drivers? In some US states, it seems, they sell it to private eyes. Joe Carrigan from JHU ISI on a GMail update for iOS which enables the blocking of tracking pixels.