COVID-19 Cybersecurity Impact, Hacking the Hackers, Whisper App Data Leak

In episode 112 for March 16th 2020: The cybersecurity impact of COVID-19, who’s hacking the hackers, and details on a data leak of the secret sharing app Whisper.

** Show notes and links mentioned on the show **

Resilient in Times of Disruption

COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak and a security conference tries to play it down

Cybercriminals leveraging coronavirus outbreak to execute ransomware attacks

Employees Are Working From Home — Do You Know Where Your Remote Work Policy Is?

Hackers are targeting other hackers by infecting their tools with malware

Whisper, an anonymous secret-sharing app, failed to keep messages or profiles private

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