Security Weekly News Episode #178 – January 14, 2022

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1. Remote Desktops, Apple, Microsoft Servers, Taco Tuesday, & Gootloader – Wrap Up – 12:00 PM-12:30 PM


Dr. Doug talks: Remote desktop, Apple, Microsoft Servers, Taco Tuesday, Gootloader, and “Farmville: Gangsta Edition”, as well as his Favorite Threat of the Week!



Doug White


Professor at Roger Williams University

  1. Cyber-Spike: Orgs Suffer 925 Attacks per Week, an All-Time High
  2. Widespread, Easily Exploitable Windows RDP Bug Opens Users to Data Theft
  3. US Police Warn of Parking Meters with Phishing QR Codes
  4. Attackers are mailing USB sticks to drop ransomware on victims’ computers
  5. Apple fixes doorLock bug that can disable iPhones and iPads
  6. Microsoft pulls new Windows Server updates due to critical bugs
  7. New GootLoader Campaign Targets Accounting, Law Firms
  8. ‘Grand Theft Auto’ game publisher to buy ‘FarmVille’ maker Zynga for record $12.7 billion