Talkin’ About Infosec News – 12/09/2021





ORIGINALLY AIRED ON DECEMBER 6, 2021

Articles discussed in this episode:

00:18 – BHIS – Talkin’ Bout [infosec] News 2021-12-06

02:57 – Story # 1: Apple AirTag Car Thefts – https://www.macrumors.com/2021/12/03/airtag-linked-to-car-thefts/

11:04 – Story # 2: Ubiquiti dev charged for extortion – https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/former-ubiquiti-dev-charged-for-trying-to-extort-his-employer/

17:09 – Plug: Pay What You Can SOC Training – https://www.antisyphontraining.com/soc-core-skills-w-john-strand/

18:24 – Story # 3: U.S. State Department hacked with NSO spyware – https://www.reuters.com/technology/exclusive-us-state-department-phones-hacked-with-israeli-company-spyware-sources-2021-12-03/

24:15 – Story # 4: The rise of dark web design – https://theconversation.com/the-rise-of-dark-web-design-how-sites-manipulate-you-into-clicking-168347

33:46 – Story # 5: Researcher Found Way to Brute Force Verizon Customer PINs Online – https://www.vice.com/en/article/93bbpy/brute-force-verizon-pins-researcher-video

39:43 – Story # 6: Russia and China attacking US satellites with lasers and jammers – https://www.independent.co.uk/space/russia-china-attack-us-satellites-lasers-b1967516.html?utm_source=reddit.com

44:25 – Story # 7: Ransomware Takeaways: Q3 2021 – https://www.backblaze.com/blog/ransomware-takeaways-q3-2021/

49:36 – Story # 8: Microsoft prompts try to stop people downloading Chrome – https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/2/22813733/microsoft-windows-edge-download-chrome-prompts

50:36 – Story # 8b: Microsoft Edge will warn users about downloading Google Chrome – https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/12/microsoft-edge-will-now-warn-users-about-the-dangers-of-downloading-google-chrome/



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