Security Weekly News Episode #174 – December 17, 2021

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1. Log4Shell, SimSwaps, DarkWatchman, Pseudomanuscrypt, & Facebook Bans – 12:00 PM-12:30 PM


In the Security Weekly News, Dr. Doug talks: LogJammin’, sim swapping, Dark Watchman, Pseudomanuscrypt, Facebook bans, high school hijinks, all this and the Show Wrap Ups for this week!



Doug White


Professor at Roger Williams University

  1. Log4j – Apache Log4j Security Vulnerabilities
  2. New ransomware now being deployed in Log4Shell attacks
  3. How Do I Find My Servers With the Log4j Vulnerability?
  4. Krebs on Security – In-depth security news and investigation
  5. ‘DarkWatchman’ RAT Shows Evolution in Fileless Malware
  6. ‘PseudoManuscrypt’ Mass Spyware Campaign Targets 35K Systems
  7. Facebook bans seven ‘cyber mercenary’ companies from its platforms
  8. U.S. Schools on Alert Over TikTok Meme That Might Not Exist