This week in Infosec a penguin was born, Rant of the week is 10 easy steps to cybersecurity, number 5 will amaze you! Billy Big Balls tells of a prison break, but not how you imagined it, Industry News brings us the latest and greatest security news stories from around the world, and Tweet of the Week, another charlatan has been added to the Errata list. Perhaps this is why Andy is missing today?
This week in Infosec (13:24)
With content liberated from the “today in infosec” Twitter account
25th August 1991: Linux completes 30 years.
It was on this date in 1991 that Linus Torvalds announced the first version. He actually wanted to call it as Freax, but his friend Ari Lemmke named it as Linux, which he accepted. Version 1.0 would later be released in March 1994.
2004: (a mere 17 years ago) The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the results of Operation Web Snare - the arrest or conviction of over 150 individuals involved in cybercrime.
Rant of the Week (29:03)
Billy Big Balls of the Week (36:40)
Iran official acknowledges videos of Evin prison abuse real
This clip of a security control room at Iran's most notorious prison being shut down by hackers is straight out of a movie.
Hackers are now leaking stolen CCTV from across the Evin prison to highlight the abuse of inmates
Industry News (45:35)
Crunch Time for Liquid as Crypto Exchange Loses $97m to Hackers
Man Gets Three Years for Stealing Nude Photos from College Victims
Hackers Leak Footage of Iranian Prison
Poly Network Hacker Returns Remaining Funds
AT&T Denies Data Breach
Time to Fix High Severity Apps Increases by Ten Days
Drug Dealers Get 27 Years After Police Crack EncroChat Comms
70% of Cyber Pros Believe Cyber Insurance is Exacerbating Ransomware
Angry Birds Developer Accused of Illegal Data Collection
Tweet of the Week (51:42)
Charlatan - Frank W. Abagnale Jr.