Two big news stories broke during today’s show:
- Russia probe reaches current White House official, people familiar with the case say
Today on the show, we had a few health checks… first, your computer. As the WannaCry ransomware attack hit organizations all over the world this week, I called on Ralph Echemendia, “the ethical hacker” to give us a primer on what it’s all about and how to protect ourselves.
And Wendell Potter, health insurance whistle blower, joined in to tell us about his new venture, Tarbell.org, a new non-profit, reader-funded site focusing on real journalism that follows the money. Just before I brought Wendell on, another story broke — Trump said to favor move that could destabilize Obamacare.
I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried…