Security Weekly News Episode #118 – April 30, 2021

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1. Gov’t Tackles Ransomware, Passwordstate Backdoor, & BinD Updates – Wrap Up – 12:00 PM-12:30 PM


In the Security Weekly News Wrap Up for this week: Government intervention in Ransomware, Joe Biden’s response to Russia, Passwordstate, AI, Mitre, Chrome, contaminated instruments, and Dr. Doug’s Favorite Threat of the Week!



Doug White


Professor at Roger Williams University

  1. Multi-Gov Task Force Plans to Take Down the Ransomware Economy
  2. Analysis
  3. ATT&CK® for Containers now available!
  4. Apple AirDrop Vulnerability Exposes Users’ Personal Information
  5. Google Chrome V8 Bug Allows Remote Code-Execution
  6. When Windows bug fixes go bad, IT can now roll back individual changes
  7. Passwordstate Password Manager Update Hijacked to Install Backdoor on Thousands of PCs
  8. ISC Releases Security Advisory for BIND
  9. Sound Engineer Descends Into 9-Hour Trip After Fixing ’60s Radio Equipment Covered In LSD