The Big Twitter Hack

The Big Twitter Hack, Critical Windows DNS Server Update, Email Impersonation Attacks

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In episode 130 for July 20th 2020: Details on the big Twitter hack which took over high-profile accounts, a major wormable critical vulnerability in Microsoft Windows DNS Server, and how email impersonation attacks take advantage of everyone working from home.

** Links mentioned on the show **

Twitter blames ‘coordinated’ attack on its systems for hack of Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Bill Gates and others
https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/15/tech/twitter-hack-elon-musk-bill-gates/index.html
https://twitter.com/TwitterSupport/status/1283591846464233474

Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee to Help Them Hijack Accounts
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/jgxd3d/twitter-insider-access-panel-account-hacks-biden-uber-bezos

Crypto hack latest in a history of high-profile Twitter breaches
https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/crypto-hack-latest-in-a-history-of-high-profile-twitter-breaches/story-5z9Q0hh4S3yjSmv5fgAiZK.html

Microsoft warns of critical Windows DNS Server vulnerability that’s ‘wormable’
https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/14/21324353/microsoft-windows-dns-server-security-vulnerability-patch-critical-flaw

Email impersonations becoming pervasive, preying on a distracted and dispersed workforce
https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2020/07/15/email-impersonations

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