Security Weekly News Episode #211 – May 10, 2022

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1. Renting Rats, Ransomware, Event Logs, Big IP, Clearview, & Cybercrime Law – 02:00 PM-02:30 PM


This week, Dr. Doug talks: Ransomware including Conti, Event Log Shellcode, Big IP, Clearview, Cybercrime laws, DCRAT, the Fifth Element, as well as the Expert Commentary of the illustrious Jason Wood on this episode of the Security Weekly News!



Doug White


Professor at Roger Williams University

  1. Lincoln College to close after 157 years due ransomware attack
  2. Costa Rica declares national emergency after Conti ransomware attacks
  3. Hackers are now hiding malware in Windows Event Logs
  4. Hackers are actively exploiting BIG-IP vulnerability with a 9.8 severity rating
  5. Clearview AI settles with ACLU on face-recog database sales
  6. Biden signs cybercrime tracking bill into law
  7. It costs $7 to rent DCRat malware to backdoor your network
  8. The Fifth Element Has All the Elements of Sci-Fi History

Jason Wood


Founder; Primary Consultant at Paladin Security

  1. US Sanctions Crypto Mixing Service Used by North Korea for First Time