Defensive Security Podcast - Malware, Hacking, Cyber Security & Infosec
Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat

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.

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/07/malicious-pypi-packages-caught-stealing-developer-data-and-injecting-code/ https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/07/feds-list-the-top-30-most-exploited-vulnerabilities-many-are-years-old/ https://www.securityweek.com/hospital-network-reveals-cause-2020-cyberattack https://www.csoonline.com/article/3628331/recent-shadow-it-related-incidents-present-lessons-to-cisos.html https://www.natlawreview.com/article/another-court-orders-production-cybersecurity-firm-s-forensic-report-data-breach https://www.secureworld.io/industry-news/ciso-lawsuit-solarwinds

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/

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

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/

We’re baaaack

https://www.securityinformed.com/news/intruder-research-mongodb-databases-breached-connected-internet-co-1594211095-ga-co-1594211806-ga.1594215158.html https://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-are-trying-to-steal-admin-passwords-from-f5-big-ip-devices/ https://www.csoonline.com/article/3564726/privilege-escalation-explained-why-these-flaws-are-so-valuable-to-hackers.html#tk.rss_all https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/06/theft-of-top-secret-cia-hacking-tools-was-result-of-woefully-lax-security/

https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/capital-one-must-turn-over-mandiant-forensics-report-a-14352 https://www.databreachtoday.com/insider-threat-lessons-from-3-incidents-a-14312 https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-deploys-virtual-machines-to-hide-itself-from-antivirus-software/

https://www.securityweek.com/recent-salt-vulnerabilities-exploited-hack-lineageos-ghost-digicert-servers https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-mentioned-in-1000-sec-filings-over-the-past-year/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/dhs-cisa-companies-are-getting-hacked-even-after-patching-pulse-secure-vpns/ https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/attackers-increasingly-using-web-shells-to-create-backdoors-a-14179 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/doppelpaymer-ransomware-hits-los-angeles-county-city-leaks-files/

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/zoom-security-privacy-woes https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/blogs/learn-from-how-others-get-breached-equifax-edition-p-2870 https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-how-one-emotet-infection-took-out-this-organizations-entire-network/ https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Case-study_Full-Operational-Shutdown.pdf

Be well, be safe, take care of yourselves, and take care of others (from an appropriate distance). https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-apple-secrecy-work-from-home-difficult-2020-3 https://www.csoonline.com/article/3531963/8-key-security-considerations-for-protecting-remote-workers.html https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-99-9-of-compromised-accounts-did-not-use-multi-factor-authentication/

https://www.securityweek.com/state-sponsored-cyberspies-use-sophisticated-server-firewall-bypass-technique https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-victims-thought-their-backups-were-safe-they-were-wrong/ https://www.sec.gov/files/OCIE%20Cybersecurity%20and%20Resiliency%20Observations.pdf

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/cybercriminals-swap-phishing-for-credential-abuse-vuln-exploits/d/d-id/1337019 https://www.businessinsider.com/phishing-scams-getting-more-sophisticated-what-to-look-out-for-2020-2#hackers-will-start-by-targeting-low-level-employees-then-moving-laterally-to-compromise-executives-accounts-1 https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/02/hackers-were-inside-citrix-for-five-months/ https://www.clearskysec.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/ClearSky-Fox-Kitten-Campaign.pdf

https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/judge-rules-insurer-must-pay-for-ransomware-damage-a-13673 https://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/new-york-state-wants-to-ban-government-agencies-from-paying-ransomware-demands/ https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/nist-drafts-guidelines-for-coping-ransomware-a-13679 https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/01/dozens-of-companies-have-data-dumped-online-by-ransomware-ring-seeking-leverage/ https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/doppelpaymer-ransomware-threatens-to-dump-victims-data-a-13683

https://www.securityweek.com/attacker-installs-backdoor-blocks-others-exploiting-citrix-adc-vulnerability https://www.securityweek.com/court-approves-equifax-data-breach-settlement https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/equifax-breach-settlement-could/ https://www.natlawreview.com/article/ico-issues-fine-against-national-retailer-security-failings

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/courts/high-court/firm-being-blackmailed-by-hackers-for-6m-obtains-irish-court-injunction-1.4128069 https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/travel/travelex-hack-cyber-attack-ransomware-sodinokibi-travel-money-uk-firm-data-breach-explained-1358454 https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/96046/hacking/microsoft-rdp-brute-force-study.html https://www.zdnet.com/article/company-shuts-down-because-of-ransomware-leaves-300-without-jobs-just-before-holidays/

https://www.wwltv.com/article/news/crime/city-government-in-recovery-mode-after-cyberattack/289-514a376e-16de-4b43-9756-a30baefe4c28 https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/11/hackers-paradise-louisianas-ransomware-disaster-far-from-over/ https://www.csoonline.com/article/3488816/how-a-nuclear-plant-got-hacked.html

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/allied-universal-breached-by-maze-ransomware-stolen-data-leaked/ https://www.csoonline.com/article/3454443/how-a-bank-got-hacked-a-study-in-how-not-to-secure-your-networks.html

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/11/breach-affecting-1-million-was-caught-only-after-hacker-maxed-out-targets-storage/ https://www.csoonline.com/article/3452747/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-new-owasp-api-security-top-10-list.html https://www.securityweek.com/pci-dss-compliance-between-audits-declining-verizon https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/11/study-ransomware-data-breaches-at-hospitals-tied-to-uptick-in-fatal-heart-attacks/

https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/92484/data-breach/imperva-data-breach-2.html https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/10/the-count-of-managed-service-providers-getting-hit-with-ransomware-mounts/ https://www.zdnet.com/article/city-of-johannesburg-held-for-ransom-by-hacker-gang/