On this week’s show Patrick and Adam discuss the week’s security news, including:
This week’s sponsor interview is with Bugcrowd’s CTO Casey Ellis. He’s joining us to talk about some US election-related vulnerability disclosure programs that have kicked off in the USA. Voting machine maker ES&S has launched one as has the state of Ohio.Former Uber CSO charged for 2016 hack cover-up | ZDNet Trump Team Reassures Apple, Others on Using WeChat in China - Bloomberg TikTok Sues U.S. Government Over Trump Ban - The New York Times TikTok Complaint (1) Bobby Chesney on Twitter: "Looking forward to seeing the details of the complaint. But that said, the most TikTok possibly can get here is a delay, and thus possibly a better deal when they are sold. Courts will *not* second-guess the ultimate *merits* determination under IEEPA or CFIUS, full stop. 1/4" / Twitter Google fixes major Gmail bug seven hours after exploit details go public | ZDNet Security researcher discloses Safari bug after Apple delays patch | ZDNet CISA warns of BLINDINGCAN, a new strain of North Korean malware | ZDNet Taiwan accuses Chinese hackers of aggressive attacks on government agencies “DeathStalker” hackers are (likely) older and more prolific than we thought | Ars Technica Hackers Leak Alleged Internal Files of Chinese Social Media Monitoring Firms FBI, CISA Echo Warnings on ‘Vishing’ Threat — Krebs on Security Voice Phishers Targeting Corporate VPNs — Krebs on Security Feds warn election officials of potentially malicious ‘typosquatting’ websites Cyber Command deploys abroad to fend off foreign hacking ahead of the 2020 election Report claims a popular iOS SDK is stealing click revenue from other ad networks | ZDNet Tens of suspects arrested for cashing-out Santander ATMs using software glitch | ZDNet ATM makers Diebold and NCR deploy fixes for 'deposit forgery' attacks | ZDNet University of Utah pays $457,000 to ransomware gang | ZDNet Conti (Ryuk) joins the ranks of ransomware gangs operating data leak sites | ZDNet Weeks after malware disruption, New York hospital is getting back online WannaRen ransomware author contacts security firm to share decryption key | ZDNet Top exploits used by ransomware gangs are VPN bugs, but RDP still reigns supreme | ZDNet Russian National Arrested for Conspiracy to Introduce Malware into a Nevada Company's Computer Network | OPA | Department of Justice New P2P botnet infects SSH servers all over the world | Ars Technica Browser fingerprinting ‘more prevalent on the web now than ever before’ – research | The Daily Swig Bcrypt hashing library bug leaves Node.js applications open to brute-force attacks | The Daily Swig Google Firebase messaging vulnerability allowed attackers to send push notifications to app users | The Daily Swig US government built secret iPod with Apple’s help, former engineer says | Ars Technica Former Uber CSO charged with obstruction of justice - Risky Business
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