Thursday, April 21, 2022

Beers with Talos, Ep. #120: How attackers are finding ways around MFA

Beers with Talos (BWT) Podcast episode No. 120 is now available. Download this episode and subscribe to Beers with Talos:


Recorded April 6, 2022

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The trend of special guests continues, this time with Nate Pors from Cisco Talos Incident Response. Nate joins the crew to talk about multi-factor authentication and how attackers are finding new ways to "prompt bomb" users to trick them into letting bad guys in the door, and other ways bad guys are finding ways to get around MFA. 

Also, Matt has to eat some humble pie regarding the FBI's takedown of the Cyclops Blink wireless router malware, which leads the crew to reflect on VPNFilter.

 The timeline:

  • 01:00 — Roundtable: Mitch is sick, and an even more sick fox in D.C.
  • 16:02 — New ways in which threat actors are circumventing multi-factor authentication
  • 34:34 — An update on the Cyclops Blink router malware
  • 39:31 — Parting shots, closing thoughts: Who would win in a fight between the members of The Highwaymen?

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Featuring: Liz Waddell (@vlsin), Nate Pors and Matt Olney (@kpyke).
Hosted by Mitch Neff (@MitchNeff).

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