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Dark Markets do it better, surveying the Phishing underground and dissecting a Fancy Bear attack

In episode 69 of The Security Ledger podcast, we speak with Luca Allodi of The University of Eindhoven in The Netherlands about research on the functioning of dark markets. Also: DUO Security researched the trade in phishing toolkits – you’ll be surprised at what they learned. And we deconstruct a campaign against the citizen journalism website to understand how the Russian Group known as Fancy Bear works.

A Right to Repair the Internet of Things? Spear Phishing Detection and Nonstop Attacks on DVRs

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (9.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | In the latest Security Ledger podcast we talk about pending right to repair laws and their impact on the Internet of Things. Also:  Facebook’s Internet Defense Prize went to a better method for spear phishing detection. We talk to a member of the winning team. And, Johannes Ullrich of The Internet Storm Center joins us to talk about a study he did to measure the frequency of attacks on a common IoT device: digital video recorders.

Episode 61: Right to Repair Laws, Detecting Spear Phishing and DVR Torture

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:11 — 48.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSSecurity Ledger’s Paul Roberts talks with Kyle Wiens of about efforts in Massachusetts and other states to pass ‘right to repair’ laws covering a wide range of connected and Internet of Things devices. Also: Facebook awarded its $100,000 Internet Defense prize to a team from UC Berkeley that came up with a better way to spot spear phishing campaigns. And: Johannes Ullrich of The SANS Internet Storm Center talks about his experiment to see how common attacks on Internet connected Digital Video Recorders are. The results may surprise you.

Google Docs Scam Highlights Phishing’s Low, Low Bar

In-brief: There were a thousand reasons not to click on that Google Docs link…but thousands of people did anyway. Why?


The Cost of Phishing? More than you think!

In-brief: A report from the Ponemon Institute puts the annual cost of phishing attacks at $300,000, much of it due to lost productivity. Can that number be believed? It’s hard to know.