Security Weekly News Episode #201 – April 05, 2022

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1. VMware, Hydra, MailChimp, Cisco, PEAR PHP, Red Hat, GitLab, & Digital Diplomacy – 02:00 PM-02:30 PM


This week, Dr. Doug talks: VMware, Hydra, MailChimp, Cisco, Pear, Red Hat, GitLab, Creepy Agencies, lungworm tentacle robots, the triumphant return of Expert Commentary featuring Jason Wood, & more on the Security Weekly News for this week!



Doug White


Professor at Roger Williams University

  1. VMware patches Spring4Shell RCE flaw in multiple products
  2. Germany takes down Hydra, world’s largest darknet market
  3. Hackers breach MailChimp’s internal tools to target crypto customers
  4. Cisco software update blocks exploit chain in network management software
  5. Supply chain flaws in PHP package manager PEAR lay undiscovered for 15 years
  6. RHEL 8.2 certified for Common Criteria security
  7. GitLab issues security fix for easy account takeover flaw
  8. US State Department Launches Cyberspace and Digital Diplomacy Bureau
  9. This snakelike robot slithers down your lungs and could spot cancer

Jason Wood


Founder; Primary Consultant at Paladin Security

  1. WebLogic Crypto Miner Malware Disabling Alibaba Cloud Monitoring Tools