Big big DDoS. Evolving malware families. (More) privacy by default. A superseding indictment in the US case against Julian Assange. The EU reviews two years of GDPR.

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Akamai’s report on the record-setting DDoS attack it stopped this week. Glupteba GLOOP-tib-yeh and Lucifer malware strains described. Apple and Google move their defaults in the direction of greater privacy. The US designates Huawei and Hikvision as controlled by China’s military. A superseding indictment in Julian Assange’s case. The EU looks at GDPR and likes what it sees. REvil gets ready to sell stolen data. David Dufour from Webroot with tips on navigating new workplace realities. Our guest is David Sanger, author of The Perfect Weapon - War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age. And the Navy recruiting campaign that wasn’t.

For links to all of today's stories check out our CyberWire daily news brief:

https://www.thecyberwire.com/newsletters/daily-briefing/9/123

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