swn185

Security Weekly News Episode #185 – February 08, 2022

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1. Avast Decrypts, Google MFA, QBOT, QuaDream Spyware, & Slackware 15.0 – 02:00 PM-02:30 PM

Description

This week in the Security News: Avast, Google MFA, CISA, QBOT, QuaDream, the IRS, Slackware, and ms-appinstaller, along with the returning expert commentary of Jason Wood on this edition of the Security Weekly News!

Hosts

DougWhite

Doug White

@dougwhitephd

Professor at Roger Williams University

  1. Free decryptor released for TargetCompany ransomware victims
  2. Google sees 50% security boost for 150M users after 2FA enroll
  3. CISA Orders Federal Agencies to Fix Actively Exploited Windows Bug
  4. Qbot needs only 30 minutes to steal your credentials, emails
  5. QuaDream, 2nd Israeli Spyware Firm, Weaponizes iPhone Bug
  6. IRS stops requiring selfies after facial recognition system is widely panned
  7. Microsoft blocks web installation of its own App Installer files
  8. Linux veteran Slackware releases version 15.0 at last
JasonWood

Jason Wood

@Jason_Wood

Founder; Primary Consultant at Paladin Security

  1. CISA Orders Federal Agencies to Fix Actively Exploited Windows Bug