In today's podcast, we hear about the current state of ransomware, why criminals like it, and what can be done about it. Keyloggers are being distributed by malicious USB charging devices. Blue Coat may be headed for an IPO. US cyber operations have been called "cyber bombs," but they may be a lot more like battlespace preparation (and so traditional EW and intelligence). Microsoft Azure Active Directory does something about bad passwords. And Markus Rauschecker from the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security explains why the FCC and FTC are holding back on IoT regulation.
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