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Secure With Celerity - The Cyber Security News Roundup - 27_11_2020

 

Fortnightly Cyber News Roundup

Join us for your roundup of the week's hottest cyber security news stories in 30 minutes. Save the newsfeed scrolling for cat memes, as we discuss the top picks of the week's newly discovered vulnerabilities, cyber attacks, data breaches and more.

 

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David Taylor Digital Marketing Executive

David Taylor 

Digital Marketing Executive
Celerity Ltd

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Joshua Read

Lead Cyber Security Analyst
Celerity Ltd

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Steven Laidler

Steve Laidler

Technical Architect- Security
Celerity Ltd

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Previous Episodes

Episode 23 - 13/11/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • Creative Office 365 phishing inverts images to avoid detection bots

  • Windows 10, iOS, Chrome, Firefox and Others Hacked at Tianfu Cup Competition

  • Ransomware gang takes out Facebook ads to apply pressure on victim

  • What's That? - Buge Bounties explained

Episode 22 - 30/10/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • Finnish psychotherapy centre Vastaamo suffered a shocking security breach

  • Mysterious 'Robin Hood' hackers donating stolen money

  • Brute force attacks increase due to more open RDP ports

  • What's That? - Brute Force Attacks explained

Episode 21 - 16/10/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • FIN11 Hackers Spotted Using New Techniques In Ransomware Attacks

  • DVLA Submits Nearly 200 Breach Notifications to ICO

  • Fitbit allowed spyware on the official app store – research

Secure With Celerity - The Cyber Security News Roundup - 16_10_20

 

Episode 20 - 02/10/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • Ransomware Attack on Shipping Giant

  • Russian Who Hacked LinkedIn, Dropbox Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison

  • Alleged Ransomware Attack Disrupts Medical Care at UHS Hospitals Across the US

  • “Joker”—the malware that signs you up for pricey services—floods Android markets
Secure With Celerity - The Cyber Security News Roundup - 02_10_20

 

Episode 19 - 18/09/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • Zeppelin Ransomware Returns with New Trojan on Board

  • Cyber threat to disrupt start of university term

  • Russian hacker selling how-to vid on exploiting unsupported Magento installations to skim credit card details for $5,000

  • Aussie Hacker Obtains Former PM’s Passport & Telephone No. from Boarding Pass Insta Post
Secure With Celerity - The Cyber Security News Roundup - 18_09_2020

 

Episode 17 - 28/08/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • Corporate VPNs in danger as vishing attacks target home worker

  • Almost 235 Million YouTube, TikTok and Instagram Profiles Exposed Online by Unsecured Database

  • North Korean hackers pwned cryptocurrency sysadmin with GDPR-themed LinkedIn lure

  • New Zealand stock exchange halted by DDoS Attack

Episode 16 - 21/08/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • Cruise line operator Carnival Corporation suffers a ransomware attack

  • Thousands of cyberattacks hitting UK firms every day

  • 61% of Airlines Have No Published DMARC Record, Customers Susceptible to Email Fraud

  • 20% of organisations experienced breach due to remote worker, Labs report reveals
Secure With Celerity - The Cyber Security News Roundup - 21_08_2020

 

Episode 15 - 07/08/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • 17-Year-Old 'Mastermind', 2 Others Behind the Biggest Twitter Hack Arrested

  • Apple Touch ID Flaw Could Have Let Attackers Hijack iCloud Accounts

  • UberEats data leaked on the dark web

  • Punishing Cybersecurity Errors Found to be Counterproductive
Secure With Celerity - The Cyber Security News Roundup - 07_08_2020

 

Episode 14 - 31/07/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • “BootHole” GRUB2 Bootloader Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Discovered

  • Half of UK University staff have received zero security awareness training

  • Garmin Hit By Ransomware Attack

  • Zoom Bug Allowed Snoopers Crack Private Meeting Passwords in Minutes​
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Episode 13 - 24/07/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • Twitter Breach Unravels…Further​

  • Premier League - Hackers try to steal £1m transfer fee during football club cyber-attack​

  • US Charges 2 Chinese Hackers for Targeting COVID-19 Research and Trade Secrets ​

  • Slack credentials abundant on cybercrime markets, but little interest from hackers​
Secure With Celerity - The Cyber Security News Roundup - 24_07_2020

 

Episode 12 - 17/07/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • Twitter Hacked - High profile accounts compromised and tweeted BitCoin Scam

  • Records of 45+ million records of travelers to Malaysia & Thailand found on darkweb

  • 17-year-old critical 'wormable' CVE vulnerability impacting Windows DNS servers found

Episode 11 - 09/07/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • New Dark Web Audit Reveals 15 Billion Stolen Logins From 100,000 Breaches

  • Hacker leaks passwords for more than 500,000 servers, routers, and IoT devices

  • DDoS Attacks Jump 542% from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020

  • Smartwatch hack could send fake pill reminders to patients
Secure With Celerity - The Cyber Security News Roundup - 10_07_2020

 

Episode 10 - 02/07/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • REvil operators threaten to leak files stolen from Australian firm Lion

  • E-learning Platform Exposes Personal Information of Over 1 Million North American Students

  • Microsoft Releases Urgent Windows Update to Patch Two Critical Flaws

  • One out of every 142 passwords is '123456'
Secure With Celerity - The Cyber Security News Roundup - 02_07_20

 

Episode 9 - 26/06/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • New ransomware masquerades as COVID-19 contact-tracing app on your Android device

  • Over 100 New Chrome Browser Extensions Caught Spying On Users

  • Hackers Leaked 269 GB of U.S. Police and Fusion Centers Data Online

  • Lucifer: Devilish malware that abuses critical vulnerabilities on Windows machines

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Episode 8 - 19/06/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • LinkedIn ‘Job Offers’ Targets Aerospace, Military Firms With Malware
  • NHS: 100+ Email Accounts Hijacked in Phishing Campaign
  • Amazon 'thwarts largest-ever DDoS cyber-attack'
  • Zoom Will Offer End-to-End Encryption for All Users

Episode 7 - 12/06/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • Honda Ransomware Attack - EKANs
  • Microsoft Patches – 129 Fixes Released
  • BLM MALSPAM Emails Delivering Trickbot Malware
  • Thanos Ransomware Weaponizes RIPlace Tactic

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Secure With Celerity - The Cyber Security News Roundup - 19_06_2020

 

Episode 6 - 05/06/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • Google faces $5b Lawsuit for tracing users in Incognito Mode
  • Critical Flaws in zoom
  • Old Spreadsheet Macro Tech Newly Popular with Criminals
  • Global mobile phishing encounters surged by 37% amid shift to work-from-home

 

Secure With Celerity - The Cyber Security News Roundup - 05_06_2020

 

Episode 5 - 29/05/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • EasyJet Law Suit - £18 Billion Damages 
  • Live Journal  26 million Customer Accounts Compromised
  • StrandHogg 2.0 Critical Bug Allows Android App Hijacking
  • Google reports of government-backed hacking and disinformation
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Episode 4 - 21/05/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • EasyJet Suffers Data Breach of 9 million customer records
  • Offers to Sell Enterprise Network Access Surge on Dark Web
  • Mercedes Benz onboard logic unit source code leaked in online github repository
  • ‘Horrible Charts’ Covid-19 Phishing

 

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Episode 3 - 15/05/2020

Stories covered in this episode:

  • Research Finds Ransomware Costs Double If You Pay Up
  • Magellan Health suffered a data breach through phishing and ransomware
  • Another big month of Microsoft patches released (111)
  • 3 new strains of malware discovered by US government: Taintedscribe, Cooperhedge & pebbledash (yes, really)

Guest: Chris McCartney

 

Secure with Celerity - Episode 3 - 15_05_2020

 

Episode 2 - 07/05/2020

Stories covered include hackers exploiting a critical flaw in the blogging platform, Ghost, fake Microsoft Teams notifications used in phishing attacks, cyber-spies attacking Covid-19 research labs and more.

Host: David Taylor
Guest: Josh Read
Guest: Steve Laidler

Secure with Celerity - Episode 2

 

Episode 1 - 01/05/2020

In this episode, the team talk about how a GIF could be used to open a door to Microsoft Teams, how the WHO has had 450 active email accounts leaked in data breaches (a surprising amount of 'password' as password), a Nintendo data breach, zoom "HR Meeting" phishing campaign and more.

Host:  David Taylor
Guest: Joshua Read
Guest: Steve Laidler

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