Security Weekly News Episode #179 – January 18, 2022

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1. WordPress, Firefox Relay, Microsoft, Russia, & VPNLab – 02:00 PM-02:30 PM


This week, Dr Doug talks: WordPress, Firefox Relay, Multiple Microsoft, White House Summit, Russia Strikes back, VPNLab, my crush on Judy Jetson, and Aaran Leyland.



Aaran Leyland

CEO at Restricted Access, Ltd


Doug White


Professor at Roger Williams University

  1. Linux malware sees 35% growth during 2021
  2. Microsoft releases emergency fixes for Windows Server, VPN bugs
  3. Firefox Relay gets added to disposable email blocklist, angers users
  4. Three Plugins with Same Bug Put 84K WordPress Sites at Risk
  5. White House Meets With Software Firms and Open Source Orgs on Security
  6. Five Key Signals From Russia’s REvil Ransomware Bust
  7. VPNLab Goes Down After Servers Seized in Law Enforcement Operation
  8. Fact or Fiction: George Jetson was born in 2022?