The State Sponsored Podcast

Scott has a stalker!

September 08, 2019 Season 1 Episode 14
The State Sponsored Podcast
Scott has a stalker!
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The State Sponsored Podcast
Scott has a stalker!
Sep 08, 2019 Season 1 Episode 14
Javvad Malik, Scott Terban
Scott has a new stalker and we cover a ton of stories
Show Notes

XKCD Forum Hacked – Over 562,000 Users’ Account Details Leaked

"XKCD—one of the most popular webcomic platforms known for its geeky
tech humor and other science-laden comic strips on romance, sarcasm,
math, and language—has suffered a data breach exposing data of its forum
users.

https://thehackernews.com/2019/09/xkcd-forum-hacked.html 

A Chinese APT is now going after Pulse Secure and Fortinet VPN servers

https://www.zdnet.com/article/a-chinese-apt-is-now-going-after-pulse-secure-and-fortinet-vpn-servers/ 


Deepfakes being used in Vishing
https://gizmodo.com/scammer-successfully-deepfaked-ceos-voice-to-fool-under-1837835066 


Digital Crackdown: Large Scale Surveillance and Exploitation of
Uyghurs
https://www.volexity.com/blog/2019/09/02/digital-crackdown-large-scale-surveillance-and-exploitation-of-uyghurs/

Nemty Ransomware Gets Distribution from RIG Exploit Kit
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/nemty-ransomware-gets-distribution-from-rig-exploit-kit/


The Extortion Economy: How Insurance Companies Are Fueling a Rise in Ransomware Attacks
https://www.propublica.org/article/the-extortion-economy-how-insurance-companies-are-fueling-a-rise-in-ransomware-attacks 


US cyberattack temporarily paralyzed the ability of Iran to
target oil tankers in the Gulf
https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/90678/cyber-warfare-2/us-cyberattack-iran.html


Key and Peele hat upmanship
https://youtu.be/5pKt4gaErvU 


How Hong Kong protesters are embracing ‘offline’ messaging apps
to avoid being snooped on

https://thenextweb.com/socialmedia/2019/09/03/how-hong-kong-protesters-are-embracing-offline-messaging-apps-to-avoid-being-snooped-on/




Some of Russia's surveillance tech leaked data for more than a year
https://www.zdnet.com/article/some-of-russias-surveillance-tech-leaked-data-for-more-than-a-year/#ftag=RSSbaffb68

Hackers Hit Twitter C.E.O. Jack Dorsey in a ‘SIM Swap.’ You’re at Risk, Too
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/05/technology/sim-swap-jack-dorsey-hack.html?emc=rss&partner=rss 

Charlie Miller’s tweets
https://twitter.com/0xcharlie/status/1169587298754686976?s=20 



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