It was a tool used by hardened criminals to enjoy music.
This week the gang discuss the cause and effect of the recent, very public "WannaCry" randsomware infection and the new lease of life for MP3 now that the patent on the audio format has expired.
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Links for this episode
- BBC News: Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries
- The Washington Post: Malware, described in leaked NSA documents, cripples computers worldwide
- Microsoft: How to enable and disable SMBv1, SMBv2, and SMBv3 in Windows and Windows Server
- Technically Correct: Episode 87: Another Fifty Pence In The Business Jar
- Twitter: MalwareTechBlog's Doxxing Tweets
- Fraunhofer: MP3 Announcement
- Marco.org: “MP3 is dead” missed the real, much better story
- Wikipedia: LAME Audio Encoder