Security Weekly News Episode #162 – October 29, 2021

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1. Virtual Crime, War-Driving, SEO Poisoning, QR Codes Phishing, & Meta – Wrap Up – 12:00 PM-12:30 PM


This week in the Security News Wrap Up, Dr. Doug talks: Virtual crime, wardriving, Iran, SEO, QR Code Attacks, Avast, CISA, Windows 11, Zuck strikes back, & more!



Doug White


Professor at Roger Williams University

  1. Groove ransomware calls on all extortion gangs to attack US interests
  2. War-Driving Technique Allows Wi-Fi Password-Cracking at Scale
  3. Cyberattack Cripples Iranian Fuel Distribution Network
  4. Ransomware gangs use SEO poisoning to infect visitors
  5. QR Codes Help Attackers Sneak Emails Past Security Controls
  6. Free decryptor released for Atom Silo and LockFile ransomware
  7. NSA and CISA share guidance on securing 5G cloud infrastructure
  8. Microsoft now rolling out Windows 11 to more eligible devices
  9. Mark Zuckerberg just laid out his vision for the metaverse. These are the five things you should know.