Security Weekly News Episode #143 – August 17, 2021

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1. T-Mobile, DeepBlueMagic, Shell Code, Colonial Returns, & Fake CAPTCHA – 02:00 PM-02:30 PM


This week, Dr. Doug talks: T-Mobile, Deepbluemagic, shell games. China strikes back, Colonial revisited, Fortinet, Captchas, and Cardinals on Parade, All this and the return of Jason Wood on the Security Weekly News!



Doug White


Professor at Roger Williams University

  1. T-Mobile Investigating Claims of Massive Data Breach – Krebs on Security
  2. Troubling New Disk-Level Encryption Ransomware Surfaces
  3. Attackers Change Their Code Obfuscation Methods More Frequently
  4. Chinese government acquires stake in domestic unit of TikTok owner ByteDance in another sign of tech crackdown
  5. Colonial Pipeline reports data breach after May ransomware attack
  6. Fortinet patches bug letting attackers takeover servers remotely
  7. Cyberattackers Embrace CAPTCHAs to Hide Phishing, Malware
  8. Catholic Leader Placed on Ventilator for Covid-19 After Saying Vaccines Could Have Microchips

Jason Wood


Founder; Primary Consultant at Paladin Security

  1. I was offered $500k as a thank-you bounty for pilfering $600m from Poly Network, says crypto-thief