Influence operations in Ukraine’s elections. Australian hacks look more like China’s work. Huawei and the 5G future. Objectionable content in comments. DrainerNot. No more soldier-selfies in Russia.

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In today’s podcast, we hear that Kiev says it’s found complex, large-scale Russian influence operations in Ukraine’s presidential election. Australian investigators are said to be closer to concluding that recent hacking attempts were the work of Chinese intelligence services. There’s also plenty of ordinary crime to go around. Huawei continues its charm and affordability offensive. User comments drive advertisers away from YouTube. DrainerBot sucks power from phones. And Russia outlaws soldier-selfies. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS about a lawsuit involving a man refusing to unlock his phone at the U.S. border. Guest is Linda Burger from NSA with information on their Technology Transfer Program.

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

https://thecyberwire.com/issues/issues2019/February/CyberWire_2019_02_22.html

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