Transatlantic Cable podcast, episode 8

This week’s Transatlantic Cable podcast dishes on a hacked plastic surgeon, unsafe dating apps, new forms of 2FA, and more.

In this week’s edition of the Transatlantic Cable podcast, we dish on a hacked plastic surgeon, unsafe dating apps, new forms of two-factor authentication, and more. As always, we do this in 20 minutes or less to fit into your busy life. For more on this week’s topics, see:

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Bad Rabbit: A new ransomware epidemic is on the rise

The post is being updated as our experts find new details on the malware.

We’ve already seen two large-scale ransomware attacks this year — we’re talking about the infamous WannaCry and ExPetr (also known as Petya and NotPetya). It seems that a third attack is on the rise: The new malware is called Bad Rabbit — at least, that’s the name indicated by the darknet website linked in the ransom note.

Tips

Cybersecure Christmas

Many hacks have started during Christmas holidays. A few simple tips will reduce the chances of your company becoming the next victim.