The ransomware game has evolved.
Guest Allan Liska from Recorded Future joins Dave to discuss the evolution of ransomware and his new book "Ransomware: Understand. Prevent. Recover," Joe shares a question from listener Joan about an email her father received from "MasterCard Fraud Department" asking photo/video and the last 4 of his Social Security Number, Joe has a story about scams to watch out for during tax time in the US, Dave's story is about ransomware operators trying to recruit company insiders, and our Catch of the Day is from listener Michael who had some acquaintances fall for a scam.
Links to stories:
- Latest IRS Scams: How to Spot Them and Fight Back
- The Rising Insider Threat: Hackers Have Approached 65% of Executives or Their Employees To Assist in Ransomware Attacks