Infosec Decoded #39: Whackd

with @djhardb, @infosecirvin, @KaitlynGuru, @sambowne, and Alan Wennersten.

June 25, 2021

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

Alan Wennersten

John McAfee, software pioneer turned fugitive, dead at 75
If I suicide myself, I didn't. I was whackd

MITRE unveils ATT&CK Workbench sharing tool and NSA-backed D3FEND

French spyware bosses indicted for their role in the torture of dissidents

Sam Bowne @sambowne

Casper Snapchat for Android and iPhone
Casper ran on 30 jailbroken iPhones


Climate change: Large-scale CO2 removal facility set for Scotland

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

Supreme Court Rules for Cheerleader Punished for Vulgar Snapchat Message

Lego bricks, upcycled iPhone lenses used in new low-cost, high-res microscope

Exclusive: Hacker reveals smart meters are spilling secrets about the Texas snowstorm

An internal code repo used by New York State’s IT office was exposed online

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

Peloton’s mandatory treadmill memberships show how you never fully own your connected devices

Hate robocalls? You'll love what's coming as of June 30

Windows 11 Home will require a Microsoft account and an internet connection at setup

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

Apple argues against sideloading iPhone apps as regulatory pressure mounts

How to Setup Multi-Factor Authentication for SSH in Linux

“I’m totally screwed.” WD My Book Live users wake up to find their data deleted

Max Von Blankenburg @ealwheatpete

Discord-Stealing Malware Invades npm Packages

Sony Wins Pirate Site Blocking Order Against DNS-Resolver Quad9 (Updated)

A first look at Ghidra's Debugger - Game Boy Advance Edition