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Weekly 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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Celerity Ltd

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Joshua Read

Lead Cyber Security Analyst
Celerity Ltd

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Previous Episodes

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


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



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

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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


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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

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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