The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.9.19
Ep 985 | 12.9.19

Ocean Lotus versus car manufacturers. Ransomware versus dental practices. $5 million reward offered in Dridex case. Information operations and the UK’s general election.

Show Notes

Ocean Lotus puts down more roots in automobile manufacturing. Ransomware hits dentists’ IT providers as well as a Rhode Island town. The US is offering a reward of $5 million for information leading to the arrest or--and we stress “or”--conviction of Dridex proprietor Maksim Yakubets. Russian influence operations seem to be aiming at stirring things up over this week’s British election. And an awful lot of Windows 7 machines still seem to be out there. Joe Carrigan from JHU ISI on McAfee predictions of two-stage ransomware extortion.