Some fix fast, others not at all. Ransomware campaign's demands are non-negotiable (for most victims—Russians get a hometown discount). Content filtering. Jamming in Syria.
In today's podcast we hear about another exposed data base, trouble with routers, issues with storage cameras, and problems with storage devices. Some have been promptly fixed, but others are offering users Hobson's choice: take it or leave it. An apparent ransomware campaign says payment demands are "non-negotiable," unless, of course, you happen to be Russian, in which case, let's talk. Citizen Lab complains about certain kinds of content filtering in South Asia. What's up with Compass Call in Syria? Jonathan Katz from UMD on mathematical backdoors. Guest is Paul Burbage from Flashpoint on the compromised Magento sites.