Defensive Security Podcast

Defensive Security Podcast – Malware, Hacking, Cyber Security & Infosec Defensive Security is a weekly information security podcast which reviews recent high profile cyber security breaches, data breaches, malware infections and intrusions to identify lessons that we can learn and apply to the organizations we protect.

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 258
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on August 15, 2021 at 9:33 pm

    https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/07/malicious-pypi-packages-caught-stealing-developer-data-and-injecting-code/ https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/07/feds-list-the-top-30-most-exploited-vulnerabilities-many-are-years-old/ https://www.securityweek.com/hospital-network-reveals-cause-2020-cyberattack https://www.csoonline.com/article/3628331/recent-shadow-it-related-incidents-present-lessons-to-cisos.html https://www.natlawreview.com/article/another-court-orders-production-cybersecurity-firm-s-forensic-report-data-breach https://www.secureworld.io/industry-news/ciso-lawsuit-solarwinds

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 257
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on July 25, 2021 at 10:26 pm

    https://therecord.media/using-vms-to-hide-ransomware-attacks-is-becoming-more-popular/ https://blog.erratasec.com/2021/07/ransomware-quis-custodiet-ipsos-custodes.html?m=1 https://www.databreachtoday.com/how-mespinoza-ransomware-group-hits-targets-a-17086 https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/07/dont-wanna-pay-ransom-gangs-test-your-backups/ https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/07/kaseya-gets-master-decryptor-to-help-customers-still-suffering-from-revil-attack/

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 256
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on July 11, 2021 at 8:10 pm

    https://www.csoonline.com/article/3623760/printnightmare-vulnerability-explained-exploits-patches-and-workarounds.html#tk.rss_all https://www.securityweek.com/continuous-updates-everything-you-need-know-about-kaseya-ransomware-attack https://www.databreachtoday.com/kaseya-raced-to-patch-before-ransomware-disaster-a-17006

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 255
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on June 27, 2021 at 8:11 pm

    https://www.reuters.com/technology/us-sec-official-says-agency-has-begun-probe-cyber-breach-by-solarwinds-2021-06-21/ https://www.databreachtoday.com/cisa-firewall-rules-could-have-blunted-solarwinds-malware-a-16919 https://www.wired.com/story/the-full-story-of-the-stunning-rsa-hack-can-finally-be-told/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-admits-to-signing-rootkit-malware-in-supply-chain-fiasco/

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 254
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on June 20, 2021 at 8:13 pm

    We’re baaaack

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 253
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on July 15, 2020 at 12:34 am

    https://www.securityinformed.com/news/intruder-research-mongodb-databases-breached-connected-internet-co-1594211095-ga-co-1594211806-ga.1594215158.html https://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-are-trying-to-steal-admin-passwords-from-f5-big-ip-devices/ https://www.csoonline.com/article/3564726/privilege-escalation-explained-why-these-flaws-are-so-valuable-to-hackers.html#tk.rss_all https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/06/theft-of-top-secret-cia-hacking-tools-was-result-of-woefully-lax-security/

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 252
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on May 31, 2020 at 11:57 pm

    https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/capital-one-must-turn-over-mandiant-forensics-report-a-14352 https://www.databreachtoday.com/insider-threat-lessons-from-3-incidents-a-14312 https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-deploys-virtual-machines-to-hide-itself-from-antivirus-software/

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 251
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on May 4, 2020 at 11:45 pm

    https://www.securityweek.com/recent-salt-vulnerabilities-exploited-hack-lineageos-ghost-digicert-servers https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-mentioned-in-1000-sec-filings-over-the-past-year/

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 250
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on May 3, 2020 at 4:46 pm

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/dhs-cisa-companies-are-getting-hacked-even-after-patching-pulse-secure-vpns/ https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/attackers-increasingly-using-web-shells-to-create-backdoors-a-14179 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/doppelpaymer-ransomware-hits-los-angeles-county-city-leaks-files/

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 249
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on April 5, 2020 at 9:35 pm

    https://www.tomsguide.com/news/zoom-security-privacy-woes https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/blogs/learn-from-how-others-get-breached-equifax-edition-p-2870 https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-how-one-emotet-infection-took-out-this-organizations-entire-network/ https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Case-study_Full-Operational-Shutdown.pdf

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 248
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on March 28, 2020 at 7:51 pm

    Be well, be safe, take care of yourselves, and take care of others (from an appropriate distance). https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-apple-secrecy-work-from-home-difficult-2020-3 https://www.csoonline.com/article/3531963/8-key-security-considerations-for-protecting-remote-workers.html https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-99-9-of-compromised-accounts-did-not-use-multi-factor-authentication/

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 247
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on March 22, 2020 at 8:09 pm

    https://www.securityweek.com/state-sponsored-cyberspies-use-sophisticated-server-firewall-bypass-technique https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-victims-thought-their-backups-were-safe-they-were-wrong/ https://www.sec.gov/files/OCIE%20Cybersecurity%20and%20Resiliency%20Observations.pdf

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 246
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on February 23, 2020 at 8:36 pm

    https://www.darkreading.com/risk/cybercriminals-swap-phishing-for-credential-abuse-vuln-exploits/d/d-id/1337019 https://www.businessinsider.com/phishing-scams-getting-more-sophisticated-what-to-look-out-for-2020-2#hackers-will-start-by-targeting-low-level-employees-then-moving-laterally-to-compromise-executives-accounts-1 https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/02/hackers-were-inside-citrix-for-five-months/ https://www.clearskysec.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/ClearSky-Fox-Kitten-Campaign.pdf

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 245
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on February 9, 2020 at 1:24 am

    https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/judge-rules-insurer-must-pay-for-ransomware-damage-a-13673 https://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/new-york-state-wants-to-ban-government-agencies-from-paying-ransomware-demands/ https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/nist-drafts-guidelines-for-coping-ransomware-a-13679 https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/01/dozens-of-companies-have-data-dumped-online-by-ransomware-ring-seeking-leverage/ https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/doppelpaymer-ransomware-threatens-to-dump-victims-data-a-13683

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 244
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on January 21, 2020 at 1:08 am

    https://www.securityweek.com/attacker-installs-backdoor-blocks-others-exploiting-citrix-adc-vulnerability https://www.securityweek.com/court-approves-equifax-data-breach-settlement https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/equifax-breach-settlement-could/ https://www.natlawreview.com/article/ico-issues-fine-against-national-retailer-security-failings

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 243
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on January 13, 2020 at 9:46 pm

    https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/courts/high-court/firm-being-blackmailed-by-hackers-for-6m-obtains-irish-court-injunction-1.4128069 https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/travel/travelex-hack-cyber-attack-ransomware-sodinokibi-travel-money-uk-firm-data-breach-explained-1358454 https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/96046/hacking/microsoft-rdp-brute-force-study.html https://www.zdnet.com/article/company-shuts-down-because-of-ransomware-leaves-300-without-jobs-just-before-holidays/

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 242
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on December 21, 2019 at 2:33 am

    https://www.wwltv.com/article/news/crime/city-government-in-recovery-mode-after-cyberattack/289-514a376e-16de-4b43-9756-a30baefe4c28 https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/11/hackers-paradise-louisianas-ransomware-disaster-far-from-over/ https://www.csoonline.com/article/3488816/how-a-nuclear-plant-got-hacked.html

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 241
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on November 25, 2019 at 1:55 am

    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/allied-universal-breached-by-maze-ransomware-stolen-data-leaked/ https://www.csoonline.com/article/3454443/how-a-bank-got-hacked-a-study-in-how-not-to-secure-your-networks.html

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 240
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on November 21, 2019 at 1:26 am

    https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/11/breach-affecting-1-million-was-caught-only-after-hacker-maxed-out-targets-storage/ https://www.csoonline.com/article/3452747/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-new-owasp-api-security-top-10-list.html https://www.securityweek.com/pci-dss-compliance-between-audits-declining-verizon https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/11/study-ransomware-data-breaches-at-hospitals-tied-to-uptick-in-fatal-heart-attacks/

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 239
    by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat on November 6, 2019 at 1:50 am

    https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/92484/data-breach/imperva-data-breach-2.html https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/10/the-count-of-managed-service-providers-getting-hit-with-ransomware-mounts/ https://www.zdnet.com/article/city-of-johannesburg-held-for-ransom-by-hacker-gang/

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