The CyberWire Daily Podcast for 3.02.18

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In today’s podcast, we hear that a Memcrash amplification attack took GitHub offline, but only briefly, thanks to Akamai mitigation. Germany continues to fight off ongoing attacks on sensitive government networks. Germany hasn’t said so, but everyone else sees Fancy Bears pawprints over this one. Fancy Bear is also said to be snuffling around embassies and other diplomatic targets. Capitol Hill mulls cyber deterrence. Equifax breach looks worse. Robert M. Lee from Dragos on ICS in advanced manufacturing. Guest is Marcus Harris from Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, discussing the decision by companies like McAfee and Symantec to allow the Russians to look at their source code. Two high-profile fraud victims.

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