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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 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/
SecurityWeek

Google Patches High-Risk Android Security Flaws

Google this week pushed out a security-themed Android update with fixes for more than 30 security flaws that expose mobile users to a range of malicious hacker attacks. The latest Android update provides documentation on 33 security bugs, some serious...
SecurityWeek

Mismanagement Driving Cybersecurity Skills Gap: Research

“To some extent, this data supports the theory that the cybersecurity skills shortage is related to mismanagement rather than a dearth of qualified candidates or advanced skills.” read more
Google

Linux Kernel Security Done Right

Posted by Kees Cook, Software Engineer, Google Open Source Security TeamTo borrow from an excellent analogy between the modern computer ecosystem and the US automotive industry of the 1960s, the Linux kernel runs well: when driving down the highway,...

Raccoon Stealer Bundles Malware, Propagates Via Google SEO

An update to the stealer-as-a-service platform hides in pirated software, pilfers crypto-coins and installs a software dropper for downloads of more malware.
SecurityWeek

SAP Customer Survey Reveals False Sense of Security

Many SAP customers have a false sense of security, according to a new report from risk management consultancy Turnkey Consulting and business-critical application security firm Onapsis. The SAP Security Survey Report 2021 is based on information from over 100 SAP...