This week on The 443 – Security Simplified, we discuss a new DDoS throughput record as reported by Amazon in their AWS Shield Therat Landscape Report for Q1 2020 as well as a history of reflective amplification DDoS attacks. Before that though, we cover an interesting macOS Gatekeeper bypass that involves a bit of social engineering and the latest Intel CPU technology that just might make ROP chains a thing of the past.
macOS Gatekeeper bypass – https://www.intego.com/mac-security-blog/new-mac-malware-reveals-google-searches-can-be-unsafe/
Intel Tiger Lake CET – https://newsroom.intel.com/editorials/intel-cet-answers-call-protect-common-malware-threats/
AWS DDoS Record – https://aws-shield-tlr.s3.amazonaws.com/2020-Q1_AWS_Shield_TLR.pdf