2020 US Election

Government Rumor Control, US Hospital Ransomware Threat, Russian Hackers Charged

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In episode 145 for November 2nd 2020: Kevin Johnson joins me to discuss the US government’s attempt to prevent disinformation and rumors about the election, a new ransomware threat targeting US hospitals, and details about six Russian hackers that were charged for some of the biggest cyber-attacks in the last decade.

** Links mentioned on the show **

#Protect2020 Rumor vs. Reality
https://www.cisa.gov/rumorcontrol

The Security Justice Podcast (2008-2011)
https://archive.org/details/securityjustice

FBI, DHS, HHS Warn of Imminent, Credible Ransomware Threat Against U.S. Hospitals
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/10/fbi-dhs-hhs-warn-of-imminent-credible-ransomware-threat-against-u-s-hospitals/

US charges Russian hackers behind NotPetya, KillDisk, OlympicDestroyer attacks
https://www.zdnet.com/article/us-charges-russian-hackers-behind-notpetya-killdisk-olympicdestroyer-attacks/

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