Sino-Australian, Sino-American cyber tensions. Threat trends. Bare-metal cloud issues addressed. USB-C and memory attacks, Credential stuffing in tax season. Twitter hijacking.

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In today’s podcast, we hear updates on suspicions of Chinese operators. Some trend reports from IBM and NETSCOUT. Bare-metal cloud services get reflashed. USB-C ports may be more vulnerable than thought to direct memory access attacks. Credential-stuffing attacks hit users of online tax-preparation services. And that missile attack on Tampa was not a drill—in fact, it never happened at all—and congratulations to the citizens of Florida for recognizing a hack and a hoax when they see one. Justin Harvey from Accenture on the types of vulnerabilities adversaries target. Guest is Guarav Tuli from F-Prime Capital on the current venture capital environment for cyber.

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

https://thecyberwire.com/issues/issues2019/February/CyberWire_2019_02_26.html

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