Counting coup against REvil (and other gangs are taking note). Export controls and dual use. A timing bug will surface this weekend.
Friday, 22 October
REvil’s troubles appear to be the work of an international law enforcement operation. Other gangs have noticed, and they’re looking a little spooked, even as they evolve their tactics in a maturing criminal-to-criminal market. Questions are raised about the efficacy of surveillance tool export controls. Caleb Barlow has cyber security considerations for CEOs and boards. Our guest is Mickey Boodeai of Transmit Security on the movement to do away with passwords. And if you liked Y2K, you’re going to love ten-twenty-four.
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