Ryan Naraine on the Koobface Expose and SCADA 0-Day Disclosures

Dennis Fisher talks with long-lost Threatpost editor Ryan Naraine about the intricacies of the disclosure of the identities of the alleged Koobface gang members, whether we’ll see more of that kind of action and whether the recent trend toward disclosing 0-days in SCADA systems will continue.

Dennis Fisher talks with long-lost Threatpost editor Ryan Naraine about the intricacies of the disclosure of the identities of the alleged Koobface gang members, whether we’ll see more of that kind of action and whether the recent trend toward disclosing 0-days in SCADA systems will continue.

*Podcast audio courtesy of sykboy65

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Discussion

  • Anonymous on

    The Reuters quote was mistaken. They did not ask the correct RU group that was investigating the Koobface crew anyway. It's like asking the Sacramento police if they are working the RSA APT crew. 

    Reuters doesn't know what they are doing when tracking down foreign LE. 

  • Anonymous on

    Agreed, ICS-CERT is doing a fine job.

    Municipalities should be demanding that Siemens, GE and the rest start hiring vuln researchers to review their SCADA code and designs. Clearly, they are sitting on their hands, pockets full of cash.

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