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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 252

https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/capital-one-must-turn-over-mandiant-forensics-report-a-14352 https://www.databreachtoday.com/insider-threat-lessons-from-3-incidents-a-14312 https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-deploys-virtual-machines-to-hide-itself-from-antivirus-software/
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 251

https://www.securityweek.com/recent-salt-vulnerabilities-exploited-hack-lineageos-ghost-digicert-servers https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-mentioned-in-1000-sec-filings-over-the-past-year/
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 250

https://www.zdnet.com/article/dhs-cisa-companies-are-getting-hacked-even-after-patching-pulse-secure-vpns/ https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/attackers-increasingly-using-web-shells-to-create-backdoors-a-14179 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/doppelpaymer-ransomware-hits-los-angeles-county-city-leaks-files/
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 249

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/zoom-security-privacy-woes https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/blogs/learn-from-how-others-get-breached-equifax-edition-p-2870 https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-how-one-emotet-infection-took-out-this-organizations-entire-network/ https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Case-study_Full-Operational-Shutdown.pdf
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 248

Be well, be safe, take care of yourselves, and take care of others (from an appropriate distance). https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-apple-secrecy-work-from-home-difficult-2020-3 https://www.csoonline.com/article/3531963/8-key-security-considerations-for-protecting-remote-workers.html https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-99-9-of-compromised-accounts-did-not-use-multi-factor-authentication/
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 247

https://www.securityweek.com/state-sponsored-cyberspies-use-sophisticated-server-firewall-bypass-technique https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-victims-thought-their-backups-were-safe-they-were-wrong/ https://www.sec.gov/files/OCIE%20Cybersecurity%20and%20Resiliency%20Observations.pdf
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 246

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/cybercriminals-swap-phishing-for-credential-abuse-vuln-exploits/d/d-id/1337019 https://www.businessinsider.com/phishing-scams-getting-more-sophisticated-what-to-look-out-for-2020-2#hackers-will-start-by-targeting-low-level-employees-then-moving-laterally-to-compromise-executives-accounts-1 https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/02/hackers-were-inside-citrix-for-five-months/ https://www.clearskysec.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/ClearSky-Fox-Kitten-Campaign.pdf
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 245

https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/judge-rules-insurer-must-pay-for-ransomware-damage-a-13673 https://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/new-york-state-wants-to-ban-government-agencies-from-paying-ransomware-demands/ https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/nist-drafts-guidelines-for-coping-ransomware-a-13679 https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/01/dozens-of-companies-have-data-dumped-online-by-ransomware-ring-seeking-leverage/ https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/doppelpaymer-ransomware-threatens-to-dump-victims-data-a-13683
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 244

https://www.securityweek.com/attacker-installs-backdoor-blocks-others-exploiting-citrix-adc-vulnerability https://www.securityweek.com/court-approves-equifax-data-breach-settlement https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/equifax-breach-settlement-could/ https://www.natlawreview.com/article/ico-issues-fine-against-national-retailer-security-failings
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 243

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/courts/high-court/firm-being-blackmailed-by-hackers-for-6m-obtains-irish-court-injunction-1.4128069 https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/travel/travelex-hack-cyber-attack-ransomware-sodinokibi-travel-money-uk-firm-data-breach-explained-1358454 https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/96046/hacking/microsoft-rdp-brute-force-study.html https://www.zdnet.com/article/company-shuts-down-because-of-ransomware-leaves-300-without-jobs-just-before-holidays/
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 242

https://www.wwltv.com/article/news/crime/city-government-in-recovery-mode-after-cyberattack/289-514a376e-16de-4b43-9756-a30baefe4c28 https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/11/hackers-paradise-louisianas-ransomware-disaster-far-from-over/ https://www.csoonline.com/article/3488816/how-a-nuclear-plant-got-hacked.html
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 241

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/allied-universal-breached-by-maze-ransomware-stolen-data-leaked/ https://www.csoonline.com/article/3454443/how-a-bank-got-hacked-a-study-in-how-not-to-secure-your-networks.html
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 240

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/11/breach-affecting-1-million-was-caught-only-after-hacker-maxed-out-targets-storage/ https://www.csoonline.com/article/3452747/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-new-owasp-api-security-top-10-list.html https://www.securityweek.com/pci-dss-compliance-between-audits-declining-verizon https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/11/study-ransomware-data-breaches-at-hospitals-tied-to-uptick-in-fatal-heart-attacks/
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 239

https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/92484/data-breach/imperva-data-breach-2.html https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/10/the-count-of-managed-service-providers-getting-hit-with-ransomware-mounts/ https://www.zdnet.com/article/city-of-johannesburg-held-for-ransom-by-hacker-gang/
Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast Episode 238

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3441220/marriott-data-breach-faq-how-did-it-happen-and-what-was-the-impact.html
SecurityWeek

Business Services Provider Conduent Hit by Ransomware

Business process services provider Conduent has been the victim of a ransomware attack that appears to be the work of Maze operators. Formed in 2017 as a divestiture from Xerox and headquartered in New Jersey, the company offers digital platforms...
SC Magazine

Cisco security advisories address 47 flaws, three critical

Cisco Systems on Wednesday, June 3 released a series of security advisories addressing a total of 47 vulnerabilities, including three critical bugs that were found and fixed in IOS or IOS EX software. Among the most series flaws is a...

Electrolux, Others Conned Out of Big Money by BEC Scammer

Kenenty Hwan Kim has pleaded guilty to swindling the appliance giant and other companies in a set of elaborate schemes.
The Register

Kind of goes without saying, but fix your admin passwords or risk getting borged by this brute-forcing botnet

Publishing platforms, hosts being targeted by Stealthworker malware Servers are being targeted with a malware attack that uses its infected hosts to brute-force other machines.…

News Wrap: Fake Minneapolis Police Breach, Zoom End-To-End Encryption Debate

Threatpost editors discuss debunked reports of a Minneapolis police department breach and Zoom announcing only paying users would get end-to-end encryption.