TrickBot Takedown

TrickBot Takedown, VPN Flaws, Zoom End-to-End Encryption

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In episode 143 for October 19th 2020: Microsoft gets creative to help take down the TrickBot botnet, details on how attackers have been using VPN flaws to attack election support systems, and Zoom’s rollout of end-to-end encryption.

** Links mentioned on the show **

“The Social Dilemma” A Conversation about the Pros and Cons of Social Media
https://sharedsecurity.net/2020/10/12/the-social-dilemma/

Microsoft and others orchestrate takedown of TrickBot botnet
https://blogs.microsoft.com/on-the-issues/2020/10/12/trickbot-ransomware-cyberthreat-us-elections/

Hackers used VPN flaws to access US govt elections support systems
https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/alerts/aa20-283a

Zoom to roll out end-to-end encrypted (E2EE) calls
https://blog.zoom.us/zoom-rolling-out-end-to-end-encryption-offering/

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