Security daily (01-08-2020)

Twitter hack – three suspects charged in the US

Three people have been fingered for the recent Twitter hack in which 45 high-profle accounts were taken over. (Naked Security)

Master Microsoft Teams with This Comprehensive $20 Training

It looks as though the novel coronavirus and social distancing guidelines are here to stay for a while. So companies of all sizes and industries are scrambling to adapt to a new reality in which everything from morning meetings to large-scale presentations are done entirely online. It looks like this is going to be the new normal for the foreseeable future.

But the fact that your team has been forced to shift to an entirely online environment doesn't mean that you have to settle for subpar Zoom meetings and Google chats to conduct business properly.

Microsoft Teams is an extraordinarily... more (Null Byte « WonderHowTo)

How to Intercept & Analyze LAN Traffic with a Packet Squirrel & Wireshark

If you've spotted an unintended Ethernet connection and wondered what you could do with all of the information coursing through those wires, there's an easy way to hack into it and find out.

Let's say there's a router that we need to know the password for, and we have physical access to an Ethernet connection where we can attach a Packet Squirrel, a pocket-sized tool to main-in-the-middle the network. If the router isn't using HTTPS, we can record all of the traffic over the Ethernet. Once somebody accesses the router, we gain access to the credentials to log in. Then we can do pretty much... more (Null Byte « WonderHowTo)

17-Year-Old 'Mastermind', 2 Others Behind the Biggest Twitter Hack Arrested

A 17-year-old teen and two other 19 and 22-year-old individuals have reportedly been arrested for being the alleged mastermind behind the recent Twitter hack that simultaneously targeted several high-profile accounts within minutes as part of a massive bitcoin scam.

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Mason Sheppard, aka "Chaewon," 19, from the United Kingdom, Nima Fazeli, aka "Rolex," (The Hacker News)


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