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Defensive Security is a weekly information security podcast which reviews recent high profile cyber security breaches, data breaches, malware infections and intrusions to identify lessons that we can learn and apply to the organizations we protect.

Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 266

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3660560/uber-cisos-trial-underscores-the-importance-of-truth-transparency-and-trust.html https://thehackernews.com/2022/06/conti-leaks-reveal-ransomware-gangs.html?m=1 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-symbiote-malware-infects-all-running-processes-on-linux-systems/ https://doublepulsar.com/bpfdoor-an-active-chinese-global-surveillance-tool-54b078f1a896
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 265

Google Exposes Initial Access Broker Ties With Ransomware Actors (bankinfosecurity.com) Okta says hundreds of companies impacted by security breach | TechCrunch Okta: “We made a mistake” delaying the Lapsus$ hack disclosure (bleepingcomputer.com) Microsoft confirms Lapsus$ breach after hackers publish Bing, Cortana source...
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 264

Adafruit discloses data leak from ex-employee’s GitHub repo (bleepingcomputer.com) Malware now using NVIDIA’s stolen code signing certificates (bleepingcomputer.com) NSA report: This is how you should be securing your network | ZDNet  
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 263

https://www.govinfosecurity.com/data-breach-exposes-booking-details-19-million-customers-a-18505 https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2022/02/11/cloud-security-training/ https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/massive-breach-hits-500-e-commerce-sites-a-18492 https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/linux-malware-on-the-rise-including-illicit-use-of-cobalt-strike https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/google-cuts-account-compromises-in-half-with-simple-change
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 262

https://www.darkreading.com/edge-threat-monitor/most-common-cause-of-data-breach-in-2021-phishing-smishing-bec https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fbi-shares-lockbit-ransomware-technical-details-defense-tips/ https://www.csoonline.com/article/3648991/dhs-announces-the-creation-of-the-cyber-safety-review-board.html https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/disclosure-panic-patch-can-we-do-better-
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 261

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackers-are-taking-over-ceo-accounts-with-rogue-oauth-apps/ https://blog.f-secure.com/insight-from-a-large-scale-phishing-study/ https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/log4j-proved-public-disclosure-still-helps-attackers https://www.csoonline.com/article/3647756/how-to-prioritize-and-remediate-vulnerabilities-in-the-wake-of-log4j-and-microsofts-patch-tuesday-b.html
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 260

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3647209/why-you-should-secure-your-embedded-server-management-interfaces.html https://www.csoonline.com/article/3646613/cybercrime-group-elephant-beetle-lurks-inside-networks-for-months.html https://www.zdnet.com/article/when-open-source-developers-go-bad/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-resumes-rollout-of-january-windows-server-updates/
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 258

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/07/malicious-pypi-packages-caught-stealing-developer-data-and-injecting-code/ https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/07/feds-list-the-top-30-most-exploited-vulnerabilities-many-are-years-old/ https://www.securityweek.com/hospital-network-reveals-cause-2020-cyberattack https://www.csoonline.com/article/3628331/recent-shadow-it-related-incidents-present-lessons-to-cisos.html https://www.natlawreview.com/article/another-court-orders-production-cybersecurity-firm-s-forensic-report-data-breach https://www.secureworld.io/industry-news/ciso-lawsuit-solarwinds
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 257

https://therecord.media/using-vms-to-hide-ransomware-attacks-is-becoming-more-popular/ https://blog.erratasec.com/2021/07/ransomware-quis-custodiet-ipsos-custodes.html?m=1 https://www.databreachtoday.com/how-mespinoza-ransomware-group-hits-targets-a-17086 https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/07/dont-wanna-pay-ransom-gangs-test-your-backups/ https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/07/kaseya-gets-master-decryptor-to-help-customers-still-suffering-from-revil-attack/
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 256

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3623760/printnightmare-vulnerability-explained-exploits-patches-and-workarounds.html#tk.rss_all https://www.securityweek.com/continuous-updates-everything-you-need-know-about-kaseya-ransomware-attack https://www.databreachtoday.com/kaseya-raced-to-patch-before-ransomware-disaster-a-17006
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 255

https://www.reuters.com/technology/us-sec-official-says-agency-has-begun-probe-cyber-breach-by-solarwinds-2021-06-21/ https://www.databreachtoday.com/cisa-firewall-rules-could-have-blunted-solarwinds-malware-a-16919 https://www.wired.com/story/the-full-story-of-the-stunning-rsa-hack-can-finally-be-told/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-admits-to-signing-rootkit-malware-in-supply-chain-fiasco/
Security Affairs

Multiple malicious packages in PyPI repository found stealing AWS secrets

Researchers discovered multiple malicious Python packages in the official PyPI repository stealing AWS credentials and other info. Sonatype researchers discovered multiple Python packages in the official PyPI repository that have been developed to steal secrets (i.e. AWS credentials and environment...

The Post-Roe Privacy Nightmare Has Arrived

Plus: Microsoft details Russia’s Ukraine hacking campaign, Meta’s election integrity efforts dwindle, and more.

How to Move Your WhatsApp Chats Across Devices and Apps

It's never been easier to switch between iPhone and Android—and to get your messages out of the Meta ecosystem entirely.
The Register

We’re now truly in the era of ransomware as pure extortion without the encryption

Why screw around with cryptography and keys when just stealing the info is good enough Feature  US and European cops, prosecutors, and NGOs recently convened a two-day workshop in the Hague to discuss how to respond to the growing...
The Hacker News

Learn NIST Inside Out With 21 Hours of Training @ 86% OFF

In cybersecurity, many of the best jobs involve working on government projects. To get a security clearance, you need to prove that you meet NIST standards. Cybersecurity firms are particularly interested in people who understand the RMF, or Risk Management...