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Episode 04 – January 23 2022

Date: January 23, 2022 Episode title and number: 04 – January 23 2022

McAfee has patched two high-severity bugs in its Agent component, 20K WordPress Sites Exposed by Insecure Plugin, 2FA Bypassed in $34.6M Crypto.com Heist, Cybercriminals Actively Target VMware vSphere with Cryptominers, Two-Fifths of Ransomware Victims Still Paying Up

Bullet points of key topics + chapter markers

[00:32] McAfee has patched two high-severity bugs in its Agent component
[02:48] 20K WordPress Sites Exposed by Insecure Plugin
[05:34] 2FA Bypassed in $34.6M Crypto.com Heist
[10:21] Cybercriminals Actively Target VMware vSphere with Cryptominers
[12:35] Two-Fifths of Ransomware Victims Still Paying Up

 

Links:

https://threatpost.com/mcafee-bug-windows-system-privileges/177857/
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10378
https://threatpost.com/wordpress-insecure-plugin-rest-api/177866/
https://threatpost.com/2fa-bypassed-crypto-com-heist/177846/
https://threatpost.com/cybercriminals-vmware-vsphere-cryptominers/177722/
https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/two-fifths-ransomware-victims/

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