The CyberWire Daily Podcast 10.2.19
Ep 940 | 10.2.19

RATs, ransomware, payloads, and unsecured data: a look at the cybercriminal underground.

Show Notes

Sobinokibi ransomware looks more like the child of GandCrab, and McAfee has some thoughts on how ransomware-as-a-service operates. FakeUpdates are back, and they’re installing ransomware, too. The Adwind RAT is back and infesting a new set of targets: it’s moved on from hospitality and retail and into the oil industry. Maliciously crafted ODT files are appearing in the wild. And a big database about Russian taxpayers has appeared in an unsecured Elasticsearch cluster. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS on a California town implementing a robot police patrol unit. Guest is Daniel Garrie from Law & Forensics on eDiscovery.