Saturday, December 5, 2020
Purple Squad Security

Episode 71 – A Casual Conversation with The Cyber Mentor

Heath "The Cyber Mentor" Adams stops by to have a nice casual chat about how he got into infosec, what he's currently working on, and how he's giving back to the community in a rather novel way. Definitely...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 70 – Mul-Tea-Factor with Kat Sweet

Kat Sweet (@TheSweetKat) sits down to chat about incident response and security operations, all while sipping tea with me. Some links of interest: Kat's Twitter - @TheSweetKat Kat's Blog - thesweetkat.com Want to reach out to the show?  There's a few ways to...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 69 – 2020 Show Update

John sits down to talk solo about the show and what's in store for 2020. Some links of interest: EliteSec Website - https://elitesec.io EliteSec Twitter - @EliteSec_io Want to reach out to the show?  There's a few ways to get in touch! Purple Squad...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 68 – All About The Diana Initiative with Circuit Swan

Circuit Swan stops by the show to talk all things Diana Initiative. If you're going to Hacker Summer Camp 2020, you may want to consider adding the Diana Initiative to your list of cons to attend. Some links of...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 67 – A casual conversation with Snow

Snow stops by during the winter months to share with us the true origin of her hacker handle, stories from some physical penetration testing, a quick note on her Kringlecon talk, and so much more! A great way...

Top 20 Predictions Of How AI Is Going To Improve Cybersecurity In 2021

What 20 Leading Cybersecurity Experts Are Predicting For 2021
SecurityWeek

Italy Says Two Arrested for Defense Data Theft

Two people have been arrested for stealing defense data from the Italian aerospace and electronics group Leonardo, the interior ministry said on Saturday. The company has a wide range of activities from naval electronics, network and protection systems, electronic warfare...

The US Used the Patriot Act to Justify Logging Website Users

Plus: Better Twitter two-factor, a Spotify hack, and more of the week’s top security news.
ZDNet

Ransomware hits helicopter maker Kopter

Data from Kopter's internal network has been published on the LockBit gang's blog, hosted on the dark web.
ZDNet

Ransomware gangs are now cold-calling victims if they restore from backups without paying

Tactic used since August by ransomware gangs like Sekhmet, Maze, Conti, and Ryuk.