Security Weekly News Episode #170 – November 24, 2021

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1. Scams, Exchange Flaws, SquirrelWaffel, Honeypots, & Hoodies – Wrap Up – 12:00 PM-12:30 PM


This week in the Security Weekly News Wrap Up: Dr. Doug rants in preparation for the Holidays, Scams, Exchange Flaws, SquirrelWaffel, honeypots, hoodies, & more!



Doug White


Professor at Roger Williams University

  1. Why the ‘Basement Hacker’ Stereotype Is Wrong — and Dangerous
  2. Attackers Hijack Email Threads Using Proxy Logon/Proxyshell Flaws
  3. The Squirrel Strikes Back: Analysis of the newly emerged cobalt-strike loader “SquirrelWaffle”
  4. Common Cloud Misconfigurations Exploited in Minutes, Report
  5. The self-driving smart suitcase… that the person behind you can hijack!
  6. Check your patches – public exploit now out for critical Exchange bug
  7. Black Friday and Cyber Monday – here’s what you REALLY need to do!