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.

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Microsoft and others orchestrate takedown of TrickBot botnet

Hackers used VPN flaws to access US govt elections support systems

Zoom to roll out end-to-end encrypted (E2EE) calls

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