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Dec 17, 2020

End of year podcast


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IT company SolarWinds says it may have been hit in 'highly sophisticated' hack | Reuters


FireEye hacked: US cybersecurity firm FireEye hit by 'state-sponsored' attack - BBC News - 16 december 2020


Microsoft flexing muscle to shutdown c2: Microsoft unleashes ‘Death Star’ on SolarWinds hackers in extraordinary response to breach - GeekWire


Little-known SolarWinds gets scrutiny over hack, stock sales (


FireEye, GoDaddy,and Microsoft create kill switch for SolarWinds backdoorSecurity Affairs


US Gov has hacked: US government agencies hacked; Russia a possible culprit (


Not mentioned during the podcast: Highly Evasive Attacker Leverages SolarWinds Supply Chain to Compromise Multiple Global Victims With SUNBURST Backdoor | FireEye Inc


Not trying to spread FUD, but would infiltration by using FOSS tools be easier than Solarwinds?


Time to remove Nano Adblocker and Defender from your browsers (except Firefox) - gHacks Tech News


System oriented programming - Cloud-Sliver (

 Google Cloud (over)Run: How a free trial experiment ended with a $72,000 bill overnight • The Register


G’bye Flash… Adobe releases final Flash Player update, warns of 2021 kill switch (

IT workers worried about AI making them obsolete…  IT Workers Fear Becoming Obsolete in Cyber Roles - Infosecurity Magazine (


Vulnerabilities Found in Multiple GE Imaging Systems - Infosecurity Magazine (


Qbot malware switched to stealthy new Windows autostart method ( - “The randomness of this wall of lava lamps helps encrypt up to 10 percent of the internet. “


It’s been the year of the business continuity program this year… and how agile yours is.




Bryan: Companies that are ‘all in’ on remote work will back track.

Amanda: I think we’ll see way more keep the wfh now that they realize it saves $$


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