Qakbot takedown

The FBI’s Qakbot Takedown, QR Code Phishing Attacks, Dox Anyone in America for $15

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In this episode we discuss the FBI’s remarkable takedown of the Qakbot botnet, a saga involving ransomware, cryptocurrency, and the FBI pushing an uninstaller to thousands of victim PCs. Next, we explore how a major U.S. energy organization fell victim to a QR code phishing attack, highlighting the ever-evolving tactics used by attackers. Finally, we discuss the alarming world of personal data exploitation through credit header information and a TransUnion subsidiary, where attackers can dox anyone in America for only $15.

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NOTACON 8: Pen Testing – Moving from Art to Science (Matt Neely)

Qakbot botnet dismantled after infecting over 700,000 computers

Major U.S. energy org targeted in QR code phishing attack

The Secret Weapon Hackers Can Use to Dox Nearly Anyone in America for $15

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