Russian APTs target EU governments. FIN7 is back. Google and Facebook scammed.

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Fancy Bear and Sandworm are launching cyberespionage campaigns against European governments before the EU parliamentary elections. The FIN7 cybercrime group is still active, and it’s using new malware. A scammer stole more than $100 million from Google and Facebook. Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords in plaintext for years. And chatbots can learn to impersonate you based on your texts. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS on rumors of NSA shutting down the Section 215 program. Guest is Jadee Hanson from Code 42 on insider threats.

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

https://thecyberwire.com/issues/issues2019/March/CyberWire_2019_03_21.html

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