This week on the podcast we circle back to cover a critical vulnerability in Windows Server, that could allow an attacker to obtain the keys to the kingdom with minimal effort. After that, we discuss a pair of alerts from the US Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network on the topic of ransomware payments. … [Read more...]
The 443 - Security Simplified
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This week on the podcast, we cover the latest internet security report from WatchGuard Threat Lab. We'll go over the key takeaways from the Q2 2020 report including malware and network attacks that targeted WatchGuard customer networks. Before that though, we'll discuss an alert from the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) that detailed a successful cyber … [Read more...]
This week on The 443 – Security Simplified, we sit down for a chat on disinformation with Nina Jankowicz, author of How to Lose the Information War. From the US to Estonia, we’ll discuss how nation states are weaponizing social discussion against their adversaries to sow discord and advance their own influence and agenda, in some cases without even having to pick a side. … [Read more...]
This week on the podcast, we cover the city of Portland's ban on facial recognition technology for both public and private organizations, malware targeting VOIP soft switches, and an update from Microsoft on foreign hacking attempts into entities involved in this year's US elections. … [Read more...]
This week on the podcast we cover an update on the MYSTIC surveillance platform, one of several covert and potentially illegal spying programs that former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked the existence of in 2014. Additionally, we'll discus an update on the payment card skimming malware MageCart and a Python Remote Access Trojan. Episode Note: Yes, we posted this … [Read more...]