Squirrelwaffle Malspam

Federal Data Agency for Social Media, Squirrelwaffle Malspam, Ransomware Hits U.S. Candymaker

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Do we really need a federal data agency to regulate social media companies? Watch out for Squirrelwaffle and Qakbot malspam attacks, and ransomware hits a major candymaker ahead of Halloween (is nothing sacred anymore?!)

** Links mentioned on the show **

Facebook and social media endanger Americans. We need a federal data agency.
https://www.nbcnews.com/think/politics-policy/facebook-rcna3704

Hackers Using Squirrelwaffle Loader to Deploy Qakbot and Cobalt Strike
https://thehackernews.com/2021/10/hackers-using-squirrelwaffle-loader-to.html

Sticky business: Ransomware hits U.S. candymaker ahead of Halloween
https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/ransomware-hits-us-candymaker-ahead-halloween-rcna3391

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