Recent Security News

with @djhardb, @infosecirvin, @KaitlynGuru, and @sambowne

May 12, 2020

A discussion with Elizabeth Biddlecome, Irvin Lemus, Kaitlyn Handelman, and Sam Bowne.

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

Hackers' private chats leaked in stolen WeLeakData database

Astaroth’s New Evasion Tactics Make It ‘Painful to Analyze’

Penny smart and dollar stupid: IT jobs slashed in US, UK, Europe to cut costs – just when we need staff the most

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

Microsoft and Intel project converts malware into images before analyzing it

When Lightning Strikes Thrice: Breaking Thunderbolt 3 Security
Incredible how you can steal data via Thunderbolt once you've taken the PC apart, attached a flash programmer, rewritten the firmware...

Ransomware Hit ATM Giant Diebold Nixdorf

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

Deepfakes' threat to 2020 US election isn't what you'd think

Double Extortion: Data leak combined with ransomware have increased in recent weeks

Auckland woman 'creeped out' after restaurant worker uses her contact tracing details to hit on her

Sam Bowne @sambowne

The Confessions of Marcus Hutchins, the Hacker Who Saved the Internet

Huge toll of ransomware attacks revealed in Sophos report: Don't Pay!
Recent Attacks Reveal Human-Directed Ransomware Playbook: Abandon NTLM, Improve Kerberos

Privacy risk: Unintentional remote resource loading