Telegram recovers from DDoS. Fishwrap campaign breaks old news. Ransomware hits ACSO plants. Congress considers hacking back, again. That ol’ devil limbic system.


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Telegram recovers from a distributed denial-of-service attack. No attribution yet, but all the circumstantial evidence points to the Chinese security services. Operation Fishwrap, conducted by parties unknown, is an influence campaign that substitutes olds for news. Aircraft component manufacturer ASCO’s production is hit by ransomware. Hacking back is back, in Congress. Why don’t people patch? And a tip on fact-checking. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS on NYPD cellphone surveillance. Guest is Dave Aitel from Cyxtera on offense oriented security and the INFILTRATE conference.

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