356: Russian Spies Stole US Emails?! (Microsoft Breach Update!)
Technado With Don Pezet
by ACI Learning
5d ago
This week on Technado, we start off strong with some breaking news: geospatial intelligence firm Space-Eyes has allegedly been breached by IntelBroker. From there, we cover TWO 10.0 command injection vulnerabilities - one affecting Windows, one affecting Palo Alto. Apple has issued warnings to more than 90 countries concerning Mercenary spyware attacks. We've got updates on the most recent Microsoft and AT&T breaches, as well as a new breach involving Sisense. And of course, we can't forget this week's Behind Bars subject: an ex-Amazon engineer who stole millions in cryptocurrency is facin ..read more
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355: One MILLION Sites Affected by Critical Flaw?! (Technado visits HackSpaceCon!)
Technado With Don Pezet
by ACI Learning
1w ago
Live from HackSpaceCon, it's Technado! This week, malware takes center stage: beware of bogus NordVPN downloads and YouTube videos promising Fortnite cheats. If you use a D-Link NAS device that's reached its EoL, you might want to check for a backdoor account. In the return of the beloved Tinfoil Hat segment, Five Eyes data has allegedly been stolen & exposed during a breach. Keeping with our space theme, NASA has finally cracked the case of Voyager 1 sending gibberish data. We wrap up our Rapid Fire articles with a critical flaw affecting one million WordPress websites, an update on the I ..read more
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IPhone Users Beware: MFA Bombs Imminent!
Technado With Don Pezet
by ACI Learning
2w ago
It's a packed week on Technado! First up in Rapid Fire, we talk about the Linux backdoor that's got everyone fired up - but all is not as it seems. Then, our Pork Chop Sandwiches segment stars Hot Topic in their latest credential stuffing dilemma (and a brief cybergoth appearance thanks to Christian). Activision is looking into some password-stealing malware affecting some of its players (read: cheaters). We wrap up Rapid Fire by discussing the recent MFA bombing attacks plaguing iPhone users, along with a special Deja News double feature: we have updates on the PyPI and AT&T situations! A ..read more
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353: Apple Chip Flaw Leaks Encryption Keys! (UNPATCHABLE?!)
Technado With Don Pezet
by ACI Learning
3w ago
This week on Technado, Daniel and Sophie kick off Rapid Fire with some highlights from Pwn2Own Vancouver. Then, we jump into a novel cred-harvesting phishing campaign, CozyBear's latest attack on German politicos, and a special Pork Chop Sandwiches segment: millions of hotel door locks are impacted by a 36-year-old flaw. We wrap up the Rapid Fire with the Nemesis Market takedown, yet another update on CISA's Ivanti troubles, and the "unpatchable" exploit affecting Apple M-series chips. In another Python-focused Deep Dive, Daniel takes us through a supply chain cyberattack that's impacting thou ..read more
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351: Google has a Mole?! (Corporate Espionage!)
Technado With Don Pezet
by ACI Learning
1M ago
Daniel and Sophie jump right into this week's episode with the return of favorite segments like D'oh, Behind Bars, and Who Got Pwned. They cover a VMWare patch so urgent, it's even being issued to EOL software. Roku had some trouble this week with angry customers and breached accounts (which, by the way, are barely worth 50 cents). We saw some sour news from the US government this week: CISA fell victim to a breach, and the FBI announced record losses to cybercrime in 2023. The Technado team covers all this and more in this week's Rapid Fire segment. In today's Deep Dive, Daniel gives us a det ..read more
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350: Hackers Stealing NTLM Hashes?! (featuring Mike Saunders!)
Technado With Don Pezet
by ACI Learning
1M ago
This week on Technado, Daniel and Sophie welcome special guest Mike Saunders of Red Siege! In our new Rapid Fire segment, the team covers the top security news of the week with fast-paced commentary and hot takes. Kali Linux has a new release, NSO Group and Meta are still locked in a lawsuit, CISA’s issuing a new warning re: ransomware, and thousands of ChatGPT creds are up for sale on the black market. And as always, there are plenty of vulnerabilities to be found: the team talks a zero-day exploited by Lazarus, three severe vulnerabilities in a Zeek plugin, and the recent AMEX 3rd-party brea ..read more
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348: NEW Critical Microsoft Outlook Bug Is "Trivial" To Exploit!
Technado With Don Pezet
by ACI Learning
2M ago
On this week's Technado, Wi-fi QR codes are coming to Windows 11, and older Windows 10 PCs might have to migrate to ChromeOS. In other news, Linux is now a CVE numbering authority, joining ranks with the likes of Curl and Python. In the world of cybersecurity, it's all flaws, all the time: there's a new critical Microsoft Outlook RCE bug that's "trivial" to exploit. ConnectWise ScreenConnect also fell victim to some critical flaws. And finally, WordPress got pwned - a critical flaw impacted over 25k sites using the "Bricks" theme ..read more
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347: Ubuntu Core Desktop's Debut Has Been Pushed Back Indefinitely!
Technado With Don Pezet
by ACI Learning
2M ago
This week on Technado, the team is feeling the love: Happy Valentine's Day! In Linux news, Ubuntu Core Desktop's debut has been pushed back indefinitely. Then, Broadcom is ending support for their free ESXi Vmware Hypervisor effective immediately, and old systems won't be able to update to newer versions of Windows due to an arcane CPU instruction (don't worry, it's not what it sounds like). After a quick break and a moment of silence for our fallen bird friend, Authy is shutting down its desktop app, forcing movement to the mobile version or a different provider altogether. In the return of t ..read more
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346: Hackers Can Spy on You... (No Webcam Required?!)
Technado With Don Pezet
by ACI Learning
2M ago
This week on Technado, Microsoft confirms the impending arrival of Windows Server 2025 (and the inevitable death of WordPad). In other "way of the dodo" news, Apple declared the last MacBook Pro with an optical drive (read: CD player) obsolete. And in Linux news, GRUB2 has some things in the works, including TPM2 automatic disk unlock. In the world of cybersecurity, the FBI issued some covert commands to remove Chinese malware from routers - but is this anything more than a Band-Aid solution? Then, AnyDesk fell victim to a breach - but exactly how bad the breach was (or when it happened) no on ..read more
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345: Dangerous Bug Plagues Popular File Transfer Service!
Technado With Don Pezet
by ACI Learning
2M ago
This week, ICANN is preparing to introduce a new TLD: .INTERNAL. Overseas, a German railway is still running on Windows 3.11 - an operating system that's older than Sophie. And in hardware news, we break down the pros and cons of Framework's Laptop 16 (and whether it's any good for gaming).   In security news, look out for a dangerous bug in a popular file transfer software. Then, HPE falls victim to a Midnight Blizzard attack. And finally, we revisit a recent story about an overprivileged MS test account: new developments are unfolding.   ..read more
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