Government Rumor Control, US Hospital Ransomware Threat, Russian Hackers Charged


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In episode 145 for November 2nd 2020: Kevin Johnson joins me to discuss the US government’s attempt to prevent disinformation and rumors about the election, a new ransomware threat targeting US hospitals, and details about six Russian hackers that were charged for some of the biggest cyber-attacks in the last decade. ** Links mentioned on the show ** #Protect2020 Rumor vs. Reality https://www.cisa.gov/rumorcontrol The Security Justice Podcast (2008-2011) https://archive.org/details/securityjustice FBI, DHS, HHS Warn of Imminent, Credible Ransomware Threat Against U.S. Hospitals https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/10/fbi-dhs-hhs-warn-of-imminent-credible-ransomware-threat-against-u-s-hospitals/ US charges Russian hackers behind NotPetya, KillDisk, OlympicDestroyer attacks https://www.zdnet.com/article/us-charges-russian-hackers-behind-notpetya-killdisk-olympicdestroyer-attacks/ ** Watch this episode on YouTube ** https://youtu.be/XTeb3aq3y_8 ** Thank you to our sponsors! ** Silent Pocket Visit https://silent-pocket.com to check out Silent Pocket’s amazing line of faraday bags and other products built to protect your privacy. As a listener of this podcast you receive 10% off your order at checkout using discount code “sharedsecurity”. Click Armor To find out how “gamification” of security awareness training can reduce cyber risks related to phishing and social engineering, and to get a free trial of Click Armor’s gamified awareness training platform, visit: https://clickarmor.ca/sharedsecurity ** Help support the show ** Looking for an affordable, reliable, no logs VPN provider? Support the podcast by purchasing a Private Internet Access VPN subscription via our affiliate link: http://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/buy-vpn/sharedsecurity ** Subscribe and follow the show ** Sign-up for our email newsletter to receive our free Facebook Privacy & Security Guide, full transcripts of each weekly episode, contest announcements, and special offers from our sponsors: http://eepurl.com/dwcc8D Subscribe on your favorite podcast app: https://sharedsecurity.net/subscribe Contact us: https://sharedsecurity.net/contact Website: https://sharedsecurity.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/sharedsec Facebook: https://facebook.com/sharedsec Instagram: https://instagram.com/sharedsecurity YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SharedSecurityPodcast The post Government Rumor Control, US Hospital Ransomware Threat, Russian Hackers Charged appeared first on The Shared Security Show.