Security Weekly News Episode #159 – October 19, 2021

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1. Sinclair Outage, ISC Squared, TianFu Winnings, Faux FBI Sites, & Phishing For 0-Days – 02:00 PM-02:30 PM


This week, Dr. Doug talks: Sinclair, Ransomware, angry governors, ISC-square, Tian Fu, Fake Government sites, robot umpires, along with the returning Expert Commentary of Jason Wood on this Edition of the Security Weekly News!



Doug White


Professor at Roger Williams University

  1. Sinclair Confirms Ransomware Attack That Disrupted TV Stations
  2. Israeli hospital cancels non-urgent procedures following ransomware attack
  3. Missouri governor criticized for confusing vulnerability disclosure with criminal hacking
  4. (ISC)² Plans Entry-Level Certification for Aspiring Security Pros
  5. Twitter Suspends Accounts Used to Snare Security Researchers
  6. $1.9 Million Paid Out for Exploits at China’s Tianfu Cup Hacking Contest
  7. FBI warns of fake govt sites used to steal financial, personal data
  8. Would robot umpires have prevented the Wilmer Flores Giants-Dodgers controversy?

Jason Wood


Founder; Primary Consultant at Paladin Security

  1. TrickBot Gang Enters Cybercrime Elite with Fresh Affiliates