Clickfraud and third-parties (both SDKs and stores). Trojanized TOR browser steals from Russian users. WiFi bugs. Sketchy jailbreak. Big Tech on free speech. Cooperation against terrorism.

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Clickfraud arrives via a third-party SDK, and the app developers who used it say they didn’t know nuthin’. Maybe they didn’t. A Trojanized TOR browser warns its bro’s that, whoa, you’re out of date and the police might see you, but it’s really just stealing the bros’ alt-coin. WiFi bugs are fixed in Kindle and Alexa. Don’t try to jailbreak your iPhone from a sketchy Checkrain site. Two Big Tech companies take different directions on free speech. And Russia gets an assist from Uncle Sam. Craig Williams from Cisco Talos on a Tortoiseshell creating a fake veteran’s job site. Guest is Caleb Barlow from Cynergistek on the challenges of securing medical records.

For links to all of today's stories check our our CyberWire daily news brief:

https://thecyberwire.com/issues/issues2019/October/CyberWire_2019_10_18.html

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