Pledging allegiance to ISIS, and then going forth to kill. Adware in Google Play. Context-aware phishbait. Facebook and the FTC. Server crash or exit scam?

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Sri Lanka’s investigation of the Easter massacres continues, with some ISIS video surfacing. Apps with aggressive adware found in Google Play. Context-aware phishbait may be bringing the Qbot banking Trojan to an email thread near you. Facebook seems to think the FTC is about to hit it hard, and sets aside a rainy day fund. And the Wall Street Market, a contraband souk on the dark web, may be engaged in an exit scam. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS on the NSA recommending dropping the phone surveillance program. Guest is Jason Mical from Devo on the increasing importance of threat hunting.

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

https://thecyberwire.com/issues/issues2019/April/CyberWire_2019_04_25.html

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