Recent Security News

with @djhardb, @infosecirvin, @KaitlynGuru, and @sambowne

May 15, 2020

A discussion with Elizabeth Biddlecome, Irvin Lemus, Kaitlyn Handelman, and Sam Bowne.

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

Astaroth malware hides command servers in YouTube channel descriptions

A cybercrime store is selling access to more than 43,000 hacked servers

Mirai and Hoaxcalls Botnets Target Legacy Symantec Web Gateways

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

DOM-Based XSS at by Google Voice Extension.

Security Flaws in Adobe Acrobat Reader Allow Malicious Program to Gain Root on macOS Silently

Huawei HKSP Introduces Trivially Exploitable Vulnerability

Sam Bowne @sambowne

Daily figures on SF coronavirus cases: Confirmed cases up 0.3 percent and deaths remain at 35
Berkeley Will Fully Close Its Streets to Create Giant Outdoor Dining Rooms
U.S. coronavirus deaths: 86,541. South Korea coronavirus deaths: 260.
What’s fueling South Korea’s coronavirus success — and relapse

Why The Largest Cyberattack In History Will Happen Within Six Months

Hackers target the air-gapped networks of the Taiwanese and Philippine military

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

US-CERT lists the 10 most-exploited security bugs and, yeah, it's mostly Microsoft holes people forgot to patch

China’s WeChat Monitors Foreign Users to Refine Censorship at Home
We Chat, They Watch

NSO Group Pitched Phone Hacking Tech to American Police