Talkin’ About Infosec News – 11/26/2021





ORIGINALLY AIRED ON NOVEMBER 22, 2021

Articles discussed in this episode:

Story # 1: Chinese Team Up With Russia To Launch US Cybersecurity Assault – https://hothardware.com/news/chinese-hackers-team-up-with-russian-ransomware-gang

Story # 2: The FBI Got Hacked Over a Beef With a Guy Named Vinny? – https://www.thedailybeast.com/was-fbi-email-hack-just-an-elaborate-troll-of-a-guy-named-vinny-troia

Story # 3: Insurers run from ransomware cover as losses mount – https://www.reuters.com/markets/europe/insurers-run-ransomware-cover-losses-mount-2021-11-19/

Story # 4: Ransomware gangs rich enough to buy zero-days – https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-gangs-are-now-rich-enough-to-buy-zero-day-flaws-say-researchers/

Story # 5: FBI Alert on FatPipe VPN Zero-Day – https://thehackernews.com/2021/11/fbi-issues-flash-alert-on-actively.html

Story # 6: Debunking worthless “security” practices – https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/11/securing-your-digital-life-part-4/



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