This week on the podcast we give a quick update to the Log4Shell saga after the researchers detected the first significant campaign that uses the critical vulnerability. After that, we dive in to the world of carding marketplaces where cybercriminals buy and sell stolen credit card information and discuss possible reasons for why these marketplaces appear to be dying off. … [Read more...]
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This week on the podcast we give an update on log4j2 and it's most recently-disclosed vulnerabilities before covering a recent report on credential stuffing by the New York Attorney General. Then, we discuss this recent article in DarkReading on whether or not cybersecurity jobs should be considered professional or vocational. … [Read more...]
This week we take a deep dive into CVE-2021-44228, better known as Log4Shell, a critical vulnerability in the massively popular log4j2 logging library for Java applications. We discuss how the flaw came about, how it works, and why this specific issue has the potential to cause lasting headaches for the security industry for years to come. We also answer a mailbag full of … [Read more...]
As we move in to the end of the year it's time for us to discuss WatchGuard Threat Lab's 2022 cybersecurity predictions. While many of our predictions tend to come off as extreme, they're all grounded in the trends that we've been following and what we expect to see continue into the coming year. If you haven't checked out the predictions in full, you can view them on … [Read more...]
Its getting to be the end of the year which means its time to take a look back at WatchGuard Threat Lab's 2021 security predictions and give ourselves a grading on how well we did! On this episode, we'll go through our 8 predictions for 2021, recap the trends that fueled them, and discuss either the events that occurred or failed to come true. … [Read more...]