Security Weekly News Episode #31 - May 05, 2020
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1. News - Trojans, VBScripts, I Love You Returns, and Corey Thuen - 02:00 PM-02:30 PM
This week, Hackers are using infected movie downloads to spread malware to PC, Esoteric Exfiltration using Power Supplies on Airgapped machines, US Government bans purchase of bulk power system equipment from hostile foreign powers, Eventbot malware targets banking apps on Android Phones, and Apple makes it easier to unlock your phone while wearing a mask! In the Expert Commentary, we welcome Corey Thuen, Co-Founder at Gravwell, to discuss how Gravwell is built to ingest data from anything for collection and correlation with logs, security events, or network packets. They're releasing Packetfleet open source as a tool that makes it easier to do on-demand packet capture from multiple locations!
To learn more about Gravwell, visit: https://securityweekly.com/gravwell
Corey Thuen is Co-Founder at Gravwell
Corey Thuen is a founder of Gravwell and has spent over a decade doing cybersecurity at places like Department of Energy national labs, Digital Bond, and IOActive. That experience is now driving development of a full-stack analytics platform built to alleviate pain points he personally experienced from inflexible tools.
Doug White's Content:
- Hackers are using infected movie downloads to spread malware to PC.
- 20 years ago, I Love You hit.
- and it changed the way we viewed internet security.
- and the guy who created it now works in a bike repair shop in Manilla
- Esoteric Exfiltration using Power Supplies on Airgapped machines.
- US Government bans purchase of bulk power system equipment from hostile foreign powers.
- Eventbot malware targets banking apps on Android Phones.
- Here come Covid Tracing Apps.
- Rhode Island encourages Salesforce to adapt CRM to Covid Tracking.
- What Apple and google want for Contact Tracing.
- Apple makes it easier to unlock your phone while wearing a mask.