Fraud Management & Cybercrime , General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) , Incident & Breach Response

Federal Prosecutors Discuss SamSam Indictments

Plus: Google's GDPR Problem; Cryptocurrency's Impact on Crime Trends
Federal Prosecutors Discuss SamSam Indictments

In the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report, hear prosecutors discuss the indictments of two Iranians in connection with SamSam ransomware attacks.

In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • Executive Editor Mathew Schwartz's report on the indictments tied to SamSam, featuring comments from two prosecutors and an FBI official;
  • Managing Editor Jeremy Kirk explain why consumer groups are alleging that Google is violating the EU's General Data Protection Regulation;
  • Juniper Network's Laurence Pitt discuss the impact of cryptocurrency technologies on cybercrime.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the Nov. 16 and Nov. 23 editions, which respectively discuss China's economic espionage campaign and hacking cars via smartphone apps.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.

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