Infosec Decoded #43: STOPPING RANSOMWARE!

with @djhardb, @infosecirvin, @KaitlynGuru, @sambowne, and Alan Wennersten.

July 9, 2021

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

Alan Wennersten

Ransomware Gangs are Starting to Look Like Ocean’s 11


Sam Bowne @sambowne

I Pity the Spool: Detecting PrintNightmare CVE-2021-34527 with Splunk

San Francisco Banking App Chime Has Been Suddenly Closing Accounts, Sometimes Not Returning Customers’ Money

Conditions are ripe for repeat of 1970s stagflation and 2008 debt crisis

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

Juul: Taking Academic Corruption to a New Level

Moderna starts human trials of an mRNA-based flu shot

Kaitlyn's Guide to Stopping Ransomware!

Why ransomware attacks are on the rise — and what can be done to stop them
Trump calls for US to stop using computers: The solution to cyberattacks is to "go back" to "paper"
Apophis asteroid might be more likely to strike Earth in 2068 than thought
Sweet Meteor O'Death

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

Coursera API vulnerabilities disclosed by researchers

Microsoft struggles to wake from PrintNightmare: Latest print spooler patch can be bypassed, researchers say

pfSense CE 2.5.2-RELEASE Now Available

Jordan Cates @TripleStackDev

Toyota halting contributions to U.S. lawmakers who opposed Biden certification

Black TikTok Creators Are On Strike To Protest A Lack Of Credit For Their Work

No driver? No problem—this is the Indy Autonomous Challenge