Matthew Hickey, founder of HackerHouse and @hackerfantastic on Twitter, talks to Mike Mimoso about Friday’s WannaCry ransomware outbreak.
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The news of the week is discussed, including this week’s Microsoft Malware Protection Engine bug, Handbrake OS X malware, the HP keylogger, Trump’s Cybersecurity EO, and more.
President Trump signed the cybersecurity executive order that mandates federal agencies implement the NIST Framework for risk management.
The FBI says Business Email Compromise scams are growing at astronomical rates, and businesses have lost $5.3 billion since 2013; $346 million in the U.S. alone in the second half of 2016.
NIST’s latest password guidelines focus less on length and complexity of secrets and more on other measures such as 2FA, throttling, and blacklists.
New clues surface on Shamoon’s ability steal credentials ahead of attacks.
Dan Geer’s Source Boston keynote included a declaration that cybersecurity and humanity’s future are forever conjoined.
The CIA is planting web beacons inside Microsoft Word documents to track whistleblowers, journalists and informants, according to WikiLeaks.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap this year’s SOURCE Boston Conference and discuss the week in news, including the long term implications of the NSA’s DoublePulsar exploit, and the HipChat breach.
The Hack the Air Force bug bounty program invites white hats from inside and outside the U.S. to hack its websites.