Russians hacked two Florida counties. Fxmsp targets named. WhatsApp patches spyware-enabling flaws. Breach costs. Cisco patches routers. Endless Mayfly’s endless hogwash.

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Russian operators breached two Florida counties’ voting systems, but without altering vote counts. Symantec, McAfee and Trend Micro are thought to be the security vendors hit by Fxmsp cybercrminals. WhatApp patches a flaw exploited to install spyware. The Equifax breach seems to have cost the company $1.4 billion. Companies are increasingly aware of data’s potential toxicity. Cisco patches two flaws. And Endless Mayfly peddled fake news on behalf of Iran. Daniel Prince from Lancaster University on asymmetric information and attacker/defender dynamics. Tamika Smith debuts on our show with her story on Hackground, a STEM and robotics club.

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

https://thecyberwire.com/issues/issues2019/May/CyberWire_2019_05_14.html

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