Iran’s Chafer hacking group is targeting aviation repair and maintenance firms in an apparent effort to obtain information needed to shore up the safety of that country’s fleet of domestic aircraft, according to research by the firm Symantec.
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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this week’s Podcast (#85), we’re joined by Adam Meyers of the firm CrowdStrike to talk about that company’s Global Threat Report for 2018. Also: we continue our observation of Black History Month in the US by talking to prominent information security professionals from the black community. This week, our guest is Leon Johnson, a principal pen tester at the firm Rapid 7 about becoming the first person in his family to go to college and then finding his way to information security.
Trend Micro said that it is partnering with the electronics firm Panasonic to secure in-vehicle infotainment (or IVI) systems in connected cars.
Software giant Microsoft has added its voice to a growing chorus calling for the creation of a federal cybersecurity agency to coordinate the U.S. government’s response to nation-state and cyber criminal threats.
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this week’s podcast: researcher Kevin Fu of University of Michigan discusses his work on attacks that use physics to manipulate connected devices. Also: Mark Loveless of DUO discusses his research into how poor implementation of wireless protocols make personal security trackers a privacy risk. And have we seen peak ransomware? Adam Kujawa of the firm Malwarebytes joins us to talk about the findings of that company’s State of Malware Report.