Charitable Ransomware, Year of Linux Malware, Follina MSDT, Twitter Fines, & Bounties – PSW #743



This week in the Security News: Analyzing chat logs with Python, consumer reports for IoT, hypothetically BS, the year of the Linux desktop and the year of Linux malware are the same, do you trust Google to tell you open-source software is secure?, Twitter fines, WSL attack vector, Follina, UK Government still won’t pay a bounty, and ransomware that makes you a better person! Visit https://www.securityweekly.com/psw for all the latest episodes!

Full Episode Show Notes

Charitable Ransomware, Year of Linux Malware, Follina MSDT, Twitter Fines, & Bounties

Hosts

Adrian Sanabria

Adrian Sanabria – Director of Product Management at Tenchi Security

@sawaba

Adrian is an outspoken researcher that doesn’t shy away from uncomfortable truths. He loves to write about the security industry, tell stories, and still sees the glass as half full.

Josh Marpet

Josh Marpet – Executive Director at RM-ISAO

@quadling

Executive Director, RM-ISAO
Co-founder, MJM Growth
IANS Faculty
Blockchain Patent Holder
MISTI Instructor
Entrepreneurship Curmudgeon
Board Member BSidesDE
Board Member BSidesDC
Ex-cop and Fireman

Lee Neely

Lee Neely – Information Assurance APL at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

@lelandneely

Lee Neely is a senior IT and security professional at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) with over 25 years of experience. He has been involved in many aspects of IT from system integration and quality testing to system and security architecture since 1986. He has had extensive experience with a wide variety of technology and applications from point implementations to enterprise solutions. Lee has worked with securing information systems since he installed his first firewall in 1989.

Paul Asadoorian

Paul Asadoorian – Founder at Security Weekly

@securityweekly

Paul Asadoorian is the founder of Security Weekly, which was acquired by CyberRisk Alliance. Paul spent time “in the trenches” implementing security programs for a lottery company and then a large university. Paul is offensive, having spent several years as a penetration tester. As Product Evangelist for Tenable Network Security, Paul built a library of materials on the topic of vulnerability management. When not hacking together embedded systems (or just plain hacking them) or coding silly projects in Python, Paul can be found researching his next set of headphones.

Tyler Robinson

Tyler Robinson – Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc Security, Founder & CEO at Dark Element

@tyler_robinson

As the Managing Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc, Tyler leads a team of high-performance security professionals within the offensive security field by simulating sophisticated adversaries and creating scalable offensive security platforms using the latest techniques as seen in the wild. With over 2 decades of experience, Tyler specializes in Red Teaming, APT threat modeling, blackbox network penetration testing, and Physical/Social-Engineering. Tyler has presented at multiple conferences including BSides, DefCon and Blackhat panels, SANS security events and to multiple branches of the military.

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