Security Weekly News Episode #180 – January 21, 2022

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1. 2-Factor Failure, UEFI, McAfee, Whispergate, Oracle Patches & More! – Wrap Up – 12:00 PM-12:30 PM


This week, Dr. Doug talks: 2-factor failure, UEFI, McAfee, Whispergate, oracle patches, and more on the Security Weekly News Wrap-up Show!



Doug White


Professor at Roger Williams University

  1. Nine-year-old kids are launching DDoS attacks against schools
  2. 2FA Bypassed in $34.6M Crypto.com Heist
  3. New MoonBounce UEFI malware used by APT41 in targeted attacks
  4. McAfee Agent bug lets hackers run code with Windows SYSTEM privileges
  5. Google Docs ‘comments’ used to launch phishing attacks, send malicious content
  6. Microsoft warns of destructive disk wiper targeting Ukraine
  7. Oracle’s First Security Updates for 2022 Include 497 Patches
  8. Microsoft bought Activision because gaming is the new social media