The CyberWire Daily Podcast for 12.11.17

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In today’s podcast, we hear that al Qaeda is working on ISIS-style inspiration. The MoneyTaker gang has been raiding banks quietly for about a year and a half. HP fixes an inadvertent keylogger in its laptops. 4iQ finds a huge database of aggregated credentials from many breaches for sale on the dark web. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies attract scams and hackers. Why? That’s where the money is. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS on the proposed Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017 legislation. An ICO scam artist is in the SEC’s crosshairs, but they’ll have to wait until Québec is through with him.

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