Talkin’ About Infosec News – 1/27/2022





ORIGINALLY AIRED ON JANUARY 24, 2022

Articles discussed in this episode:

00:00 – PreShow Banter™ — The Monkey Dance

00:25 – BHIS – Talkin’ Bout [infosec] News 2022-01-24

01:49 – Story # 1: New Log4j attacks target SolarWinds, ZyXEL devices – https://therecord.media/new-log4j-attacks-target-solarwinds-zyxel-devices/

08:18 – Story # 2: New MoonBounce UEFI bootkit can’t be removed by replacing the hard drive – https://therecord.media/new-moonbounce-uefi-bootkit-cant-be-removed-by-replacing-the-hard-drive/

13:18 – Story # 3: Crypto.com finally confirms major hack, says it lost $34 million – https://therecord.media/crypto-com-finally-confirms-major-hack-says-it-lost-34-million/

15:53 – Story # 3b: Coinbase Hack – https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackers-rob-thousands-of-coinbase-customers-using-mfa-flaw/

21:47 – Story # 4: Hackers From North Korea Stole Millions Of Dollars From Cryptocurrency Startups All Across The World. – https://cyberworkx.in/2022/01/17/hackers-from-north-korea-stole-millions-of-dollars-from-cryptocurrency-startups-all-across-the-world/

26:42 – Story # 5: Mixed Messages: Busting Box’s MFA Methods – https://www.varonis.com/blog/box-mfa-bypass-sms

35:06 – Story # 6: School District reports a 334% hike in cybersecurity insurance costs – https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/school-district-reports-a-334-percent-hike-in-cybersecurity-insurance-costs/

38:42 – Story # 7: Europol takes down VPNLab, a service used by ransomware gangs – https://therecord.media/europol-takes-down-vpnlab-a-service-used-by-ransomware-gangs/

42:12 – Story # 8: Why this threat intelligence expert believes cyberattacks aren’t Ukraine’s biggest concern – https://therecord.media/why-this-threat-intelligence-expert-believes-cyberattacks-arent-ukraines-biggest-concern/

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