Author Archives: Randal Silvey

Latest Hacking News Podcast #187

NASA reveals a data breach that compromised staff social security numbers and Trend Micro warns that HolaVPN is unsafe on episode 187 of our daily cybersecurity podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #186

New malware pulls commands from memes on Twitter, yet another Twitter bug, and Signal can't comply with new Australian encryption law on episode 186 of our daily cybersecurity podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #185

Yet more user data leaks via third-party apps from both Twitter and Facebook plus updates on the bomb threat extortion campaign on episode 185 of our daily cybersecurity podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #184

Bomb threat email scam alarms businesses, Wordpress bug led to some passwords indexed by Google, and data protection lacking in US Border data searches on episode 183 of our daily cybersecurity podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #183

Operation Sharpshooter targeting nuclear, defense, and energy companies, Super Micro release findings of its investigation into alleged hardware hack, and Grammarly announced public bug bounty.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #182

Over 40,000 Government portal login credentials discovered online, Android trojan steals money from PayPal while users watch, and Microsoft patches another actively used zero-day flaw on episode 182 of our daily cybersecurity podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #181

Google+ now to be shut down in April following second data leak and recent "sextortion" email scam includes GandCrab ransomware on episode 181 of our daily podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #180

Interview with Valentino De Sousa, cyberdefense lead for the UK and Ireland with Accenture Security, about SNAKEMACKERAL aka Fancybear, APT28, and Sofacy.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #179

Botnet of 20,000 Wordpress sites attacking other Wordpress sites, Australia passes encryption law, and UNNAMED1989 ransomware dev arrested on episode 179 of our daily podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #178

APT using malicious Chrome Extension, Google Maps notification spam, and Adobe Flash actively exploited zero-day receives emergency patch on episode 178 of our daily podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #176

Quora hack exposes 100 million users' data, shady iOS apps use Touch ID to steal money, and class-action lawsuits filed over Marriott's Starwood Hotel breach on episode 176 of our daily podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #175

Black Hat Europe 2018 kicks off today in London so on episode 175 of our daily podcast we highlight just a few of the cybersecurity talks scheduled to take place.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #174

Zoom conferencing app vulnerability, Dunkin' Donuts alerts customers to a potential data breach, and malware attacks decrease over Thanksgiving weekend on episode 174 of our daily podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #173

Two charged in connection with SamSam ransomware, breach exposes 2.65 million Atrium Health records, and Dell resets passwords following attempted breach on episode 173 of our daily podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #172

Google details the discovery and takedown of 3ve fraud botnet, eight charged in connection to 3ve fraud ring, and Microsoft MFA fails a second time on episode 172 of our daily podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #171

Ransomware forces Ohia and West Virginia hospitals to divert ER patients, Knuddels app receives Germany's first GDPR fine and a report shows users are less trusting but more active in their smartphone data security on episode 171 of our daily podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #170

The USPS fixed a security vulnerability exposing 60 million users' info a year after being notified and Dropbox disclosed three macOS zero-day flaws allowing for system takeover when chained together on episode 170 of our daily podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #169

Facebook increases Bug Bounty payouts for account takeover vulnerabilities, Amazon leaks customer email addresses, and Maria malware evolves to target servers on episode 169 of our daily podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #168

Active XSS attacks exploiting vulnerable Wordpress plugin, Sofacy aka Fancy Bear using new Cannon Trojan and the Emotet returns with new phishing tricks on episode 168 of our daily podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #167 – Interview with Ken Munro of Pen Test Partners

Interview with security researcher at Pen Test Partners, Ken Munro, on the firm's recent discovery of dangerous vulnerabilities in MiSafes GPS enabled child tracking smartwatches.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #166

Twitter says third-party app used in Bitcoin scams, Instagram flaw leaked plain text passwords and over 6,500 Dark Web sites deleted in hosting provider hack on episode 166 of our daily podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #165

Kids miSafes watch vulnerabilities put children at risk, Firefox to display a warning on sites with data breaches and Japan's cybersecurity minister says he's never used a computer on episode 165 of our daily podcast.

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #164

More Spectre and Meltdown attacks discovered, new US cybersecurity agency bill moves forward and Google and Target Twitter accounts hijacked for Bitcoin scam on the Latest Hacking News Podcast.

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