This week we recap what happened at the recent Privacy and Security Conference in Victoria, BC, discuss some recent vulnerabilities in WinRAR and Google Chrome, further our discussion on the ‘cyber skills gap’ and talk about extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bitcoin from porn surfers.

Topic 1 – Victoria Privacy and Security Conference Recap

Topic 2 – WinRAR vulnerability – now in the wild

https://thehackernews.com/2019/02/winrar-hacking-exploit.html

Topic 3 – ‘Sextortion’ scams are making hundreds of thousands of dollars

Topic 4 – Killing the ‘Security Analyst’

https://medium.com/@LargeCardinal/we-need-to-kill-the-security-analyst-79ec205651f5

Topic 5 – THE NSA MAKES GHIDRA, A POWERFUL CYBERSECURITY TOOL, OPEN SOURCE

https://www.wired.com/story/nsa-ghidra-open-source-tool/

Topic 6 – New Google Chrome Vulnerabilities

https://thehackernews.com/2019/03/update-google-chrome-hack.html

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/03/attackers-are-actively-exploiting-a-serious-windows-zeroday-in-the-wild/

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