Infosec Decoded #90: Infected Brain

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

Dec 31, 2021

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

Alan Wennersten

In-depth report details Apple’s shift to Chinese suppliers to ‘cut costs and curry favor with Beijing’

SARS-CoV-2 infection and persistence throughout the human body and brain

End of the line finally coming for BlackBerry devices

Sam Bowne @sambowne

More than 1,200 phishing toolkits capable of intercepting 2FA detected in the wild

Two California teachers were secretly recorded speaking about LGBTQ student outreach. Now they’re fighting for their jobs

Storage Devices of Major Vendors Impacted by Encryption Software Flaws

RedLine malware shows why passwords shouldn't be saved in browsers

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

This algorithm knows about recreational drugs that don’t even exist yet

Tokyo police lose 2 floppy disks containing personal info on 38 public housing applicants

Firmware attack can drop persistent malware in hidden SSD area
Forensic Issues and Techniques to Improve Security in SSD with Flex Capacity Feature

Reporter likely to be charged for using "view source" feature on web browser

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

Crowded dorms, no flush toilets and worms in food: How protest forced change for women at Indian iPhone plant

China urges US to protect its space station from satellites

Winnie-the-Pooh, an Ernest Hemingway Classic and a Massive Library of Sound Recordings Will Enter the Public Domain on January 1