WTH Security News October 19, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: This new malware uses remote overlay attacks to hijack your bank account. In case it isn’t obvious, both the Remote Access Trojan and the malicious software installation is prevented 100% with zero trust controls. This high-profile eCrime group operates multiple ransomware families…

WTH Security News October 12, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Attacks Aimed at Disrupting the Trickbot Botnet. It is worth noting, that DTTS (Don’t Talk To Strangers) *never* allows any Trickbot-infected computer to reach the authors’ controllers. IRS Use of Cell Phone Location Data Hits ‘Legal Gray Area’ (1). U.S. Customs and…

WTH Security News October 5, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Microsoft’s Azure AD authentication outage: What went wrong. It’s been a rough week for Microsoft users who have first- and third-party apps that rely on Azure Active Directory for authentication. Microsoft has published a root-cause analysis of its issues. Russia’s Fancy Bear…

WTH Security News August 31, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: U.S. indicts Russian for attempted ransomware attack on Tesla factory. Instead of accepting a million dollar bribe for using employee access to assist in the attack, the employee reported it to the FBI. Chinese-Made Smartphones Are Secretly Stealing Money From People Around…

WTH Security News August 17, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: The Secret SIMs Used By Criminals to Spoof Any Number. A must-read. However, it isn’t that difficult to spoof a number right from your mobile without a special SIM card. A cursory search finds us Spoofcard, Spooftel, Spoofbox, Spoof my Phone, all of which have free…