Nerds On Site

TWINN Security News April 19, 2021

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to:

The Untold Story Of The SolarWinds Hack. It all started in September 2019 with a PoC to see if malicious actors could introduce one line of harmless code into production Orion software.

FBI Accesses Computers Around Country to Delete Microsoft Exchange Hacks. Unprecedented action by federal law enforcement to reach into potentially-unsuspecting companies’ Exchange Servers to remove attackers’ shells.

Parents were at the end of their chain — then ransomware hit their kids\’ schools. We see parts of the actual chat dialogue with the cyber criminals and how they came up with the $40,000,000 ransom number.

You Can’t Hide Whether You Are Online on WhatsApp—And That’s a Problem. Just this week’s reason not to support Mr. Zuckerberg’s companies.

100 million more IoT devices are exposed—and they won’t be the last. This is a long road ahead, but applying Zero Trust Network Access and isolation strategies is the only answer.

Did you know? 

There’s an excellent open source RSS reader at

For a video version of this see

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Scroll to Top