Holon Network Podcast

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Welcome to the Holon Network, a part of the DarkNet Project. We are a collaborative experience to gain and share knowledge and understanding, to inspire the next generation of hacker and maker communities, and to ultimately enhance our human experience. Our primary goals are to inspire community efforts in learning new technology and promoting good information security practices.

Holon Network Podcast for 2022-02-07
Feb 17 2022
Holon Network Podcast for 2022-02-07
In The News This Week 1 Bitcoin equals $44,054.49 United States Dollar     Gold Price Per Ounce $1,830.30     Oil Price Per Barl $91.10      1 Dogecoin equals $0.1643 USD Week In Vulnerabilities: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of January 24, 2022 Summary for the Week of January 31, 2022 system service bug gives root on all major distros, exploit released firmware vulnerabilities affect at least 25 computer vendors Wants You to Like and Subscribe, Or Else Week In Privacy Or Lack Thereof: NSO tried to buy access to cell networks for “bags of cash,“ whistleblower says confirms it obtained NSO’s Pegasus spyware Says it Will Stop Operating in Europe If Regulators Don’t Back Dow Daily active users fall for first time in 18-year history Workspace to strip privacy control from admins, re-enable tracking abandons FLoC, introduces Topics API to replace tracking cookies Back: Senators Want EARN IT Bill to Scan All Online Messages of EARN IT sponsers To Ditch Biometric Requirement for Online Access CEO backtracks on claims company doesn't use powerful facial recognition tech Week In Security: Microsoft will block downloaded macros in Office versions going back to 2013 government plans to release Nmap scripts for finding vulnerabilities folks who make  Stories: Google wants schools to teach Chromebook repair classes and Kia dealers in Massachusetts have disabled systems that allow remote starts and send maintenance alerts Raspberry Pi OS exits beta, is available for all Pi 3, 4, and Zero 2 boards Vulnerabilities in Open Source Projects Korea Hacked Him. So He Took Down Its Internet - Thanks to kingryt Tools We Found This Week: A knowledge graph of cybersecurity countermeasures
Holon Network Podcast for 2021-12-20
Dec 21 2021
Holon Network Podcast for 2021-12-20
In The News This Week Last Podcast for 2021   1 Bitcoin equals $46,923.78 United States Dollar      Gold Price Per Ounce $1,797.60     Oil Price Per Barl $70.98      1 Dogecoin equals $0.1667 USD  Week In Vulnerabilities: No CISA Weekly Bulletin has been posted by the time of recording   Researchers Uncover New Coexistence Attacks On Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Chips   Google Says NSO Pegasus Zero-Click 'Most Technically Sophisticated Exploit Ever Seen'     CISA Guidance on GitHub for Log4J   Google: More than 35,000 Java packages impacted by Log4j vulnerabilities     Log4J Memes   New Mobile Network Vulnerabilities Affect All Cellular Generations Since 2G Week In Privacy Or Lack Thereof: Apple scrubs controversial CSAM detection feature from webpage   Google Drive could soon start locking your files     Qualcomm’s new always-on smartphone camera is a potential privacy nightmare   Verizon tries to defend collecting browsing data on its network     Facebook bans 7 'surveillance-for-hire' companies that spied on 50,000 users   Boston Police Bought Spy Tech With a Pot of Money Hidden From the Public     Apple releases Android app to help find sneaky AirTags   This Week In Security: PinePhone Malware Surprises Users, Raises Questions   Firefox fixes password leak via Windows Cloud Clipboard feature   Miscellaneous Stories: Cool Tools We Found This Week: Simula One VR     Syft - CLI tool and Go library for generating a Software Bill of Materials (SBOM)   Grype - A vulnerability scanner for container images and filesystems. For This Week: log4j Holiday Spinning Ornament   New Podcast upgrades New Intro music from HeckSeven New Graphics New Website up
Holon Network Podcast for 2021-12-13
Dec 21 2021
Holon Network Podcast for 2021-12-13
In The News This Week 1 Bitcoin equals $46,864.50 United States Dollar      Gold Price Per Ounce $1,796.20      Oil Price Per Barl $71.33       1 Dogecoin equals $0.1574 USD  Week In Vulnerabilities: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of December 6, 2021   Log4Shell: RCE 0-day exploit found in log4j 2, a popular Java logging package   LunaSec Guide to Log4J   Facing cybersecurity threats, Quebec shuts down government websites for evaluation   BHIS - Talkin' Bout [infosec] News 2021-12-13 | The Floor is Java   Diagrams for the #Log4j #Log4Shell that can help people discuss things. Hope this helps         current running list of affected software and what companies has made a post about it   for the c-level 2 questions are going to ask:  How many machines have this installed?  How many are compromised and talking with the outside world?  Get your Zeek logs and search for Java, and it will answer both of those questions   SheHacksPurple: Log4J explained for Software Developers and AppSec Folks     How Log4J Works and Detecting It In Your Environment (DEMO AND TOOLS)         This Week In Privacy Or Lack Thereof: Swiss tech company boss accused of selling mobile network access for spying   Ukraine Arrests 51 For Selling Data of 300 Million People In US, EU   This Week In Security: Microsoft says it took over servers being used by China-based hacking group Nickel   iOS 15.2 and macOS 12.1 add several previously delayed features  Stories: Hackers Are Spamming Businesses’ Receipt Printers With ‘Antiwork’ Manifestos   Toyota owners have to pay $8/mo to keep using their key fob for remote start
Holon Network Podcast for 2021-12-06
Dec 7 2021
Holon Network Podcast for 2021-12-06
In The News This Week 1 Bitcoin equals $50,636.40  United States Dollar      Gold Price Per Ounce $1,787.60      Oil Price Per Barl $69.94       1 Dogecoin equals $0.1801 USD  Week In Vulnerabilities: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of November 29, 2021   SolarWinds hackers have a whole bag of new tricks for mass compromise attacks     Finland Faces Blizzard of Flubot-Spreading Text Messages   Why Everyone Needs to Take the Latest CISA Directive Seriously   This Week In Privacy Or Lack Thereof: A One-Two Punch for Internet Freedom 👊     The Popular Family Safety App Life360 Is Selling Precise Location Data on Its Tens of Millions of Users     Apple AirTags being used by thieves to track high-end cars to steal     FBI document shows what data can be obtained from encrypted messaging apps   Ubiquiti Developer Charged With Extortion, Causing 2020 “Breach”   DNA testing firm discloses data breach affecting 2.1 million people   iPhones of US diplomats hacked using “0-click” exploits from embattled NSO     Apple says it will notify users whose iPhones were hacked by spyware Week In Security: VirusTotal Collections feature helps keep neat IoC lists     A Mysterious Threat Actor is Running Hundreds of Malicious Tor Relays  Stories: Emails show what happened before Missouri gov. falsely called journalist a “hacker”   Cool Tools We Found This Week: Mozilla’s Privacy Not Included   Projects For This Week:   Upcoming Events: Advent of Code   Advent of Cyber   Holiday Hack Challenge   Over The Wire holiday challenge
Holon Network Podcast for 2021-11-22
Nov 23 2021
Holon Network Podcast for 2021-11-22
In The News This Week 1 Bitcoin equals $56,619.86 United States Dollar      Gold Price Per Ounce $1,817.70      Oil Price Per Barl $76.33       1 Dogecoin equals $0.2199 USD  Week In Vulnerabilities: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of November 8, 2021   Vulnerability Summary for the Week of November 15, 2021   Researchers wait 12 months to report vulnerability with 9.8 out of 10 severity rating   New Windows zero-day with public exploit lets you become an admin     Hands-On: Lynx R1 Mixed Reality AR/VR Headset!   This Week In Privacy Or Lack Thereof: Rollout of Facebook Metaverse Plans Greeted With Privacy Concerns     EU interior ministers welcome mandatory chat control for all smartphones   Vizio’s profit on ads, subscriptions, and data is double the money it makes selling TVs     EFF to Supreme Court: Warrantless 24-Hour Video Surveillance Outside Homes Violates Fourth Amendment   Costco discloses data breach after finding credit card skimmer     Meta delays encrypted messages on Facebook and Instagram to 2023 Week In Security: HPE says Aruba customer data compromised after data breach     FBI Warns That Ransomware Gangs Target Companies During Mergers and Acquisitions, Threatening To Disclose Non-Public Information   Hackers access FBI email system, spam 100,000 accounts       Why are you still using QWERTY? 2021's most common passwords revealed   Miscellaneous Stories: DEF CON 30 Theme Announced Tools We Found This Week: Humble Python Programming by O'Reilly   CISA: New Federal Government Cybersecurity Incident and Vulnerability Response Playbooks   InfoSec Black Friday Deals For This Week:     Firefly III -
Holon Network Podcast for 2021-10-04
Oct 12 2021
Holon Network Podcast for 2021-10-04
1 Bitcoin equals $49,690.43 United States Dollar      Gold Price Per Ounce $1,775.90      Oil Price Per Barl $77.98      1 Dogecoin equals $0.2462 USD  Week In Vulnerabilities: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of September 27, 2021   Apple AirTag Bug Enables ‘Good Samaritan’ Attack     Update Google Chrome ASAP to Patch 2 New Actively Exploited Zero-Day Flaws   New FinSpy Malware Variant Infects Windows Systems With UEFI Bootkit   New BloodyStealer Trojan Steals Gamers' Epic Games and Steam Accounts Week In Privacy Or Lack Thereof: Amazon Astro called 'privacy nightmare' and 'terrible' — here's why   Amazon Glow   Tilt 5   Clearview AI Has New Tools to Identify You in Photos    This Week In Security: Company That Routes Billions of Text Messages Quietly Says It Was Hacked   Creating Wireless Signals with Ethernet Cable to Steal Data from Air-Gapped Systems     Ransomware gangs are complaining that other crooks are stealing their ransoms   Apple Pay Can be Abused to Make Contactless Payments From Locked iPhones   FCC Proposal Targets SIM Swapping, Port-Out Fraud Stories: EVERYONE PANIC: FACEBOOK IS DOWN               Cool Tools We Found This Week: Python Programming Tutorials   Zero Trust Is a Concept, Not A Product     Humble Infrastructure and Ops O’Reilly books bundle   Windows 11 Available For This Week: Gater - Framework Laptop   Prototyping Framework modules   iFixIt Teardown Patagonia
Holon Network Podcast for 2021-09-27
Oct 12 2021
Holon Network Podcast for 2021-09-27
1 Bitcoin equals $42,280.50 United States Dollar      Gold Price Per Ounce $1,758.80     Oil Price Per Barl $75.31     1 Dogecoin equals $0.2006 USD  Week In Vulnerabilities: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of September 20, 2021   Researcher drops three iOS zero-days that Apple refused to fix   RCE is back: VMware details file upload vulnerability in vCenter Server Week In Privacy Or Lack Thereof:   China declares all crypto-currency transactions illegal     US States Banning Gaming PCs?? Here's what's REALLY going on...     China bans Bitcoin which was banned already but needed to be banned again because the last ban didn’t ban it enough so we must ban again.     California Hospital Sued Over Data Breach   Facebook invests $50 mln to build the 'metaverse' in responsible manner     Amazon Has to Disclose How Its Algorithms Judge Workers Per a New California Law Week In Security: Microsoft Exchange Autodiscover bugs leak 100K Windows credentials   BlackMatter Strikes Iowa Farmers Cooperative, Demands $5.9M Ransom   Crystal Valley Farm Coop Hit with Ransomware   NIST to begin publishing Cybersecurity Practice Guide in 2022    Miscellaneous Stories: Epic Online Services launches Anti-Cheat support for Linux, Mac, and Steam Deck     BattlEye has provided native Linux and Mac support     Easy Anti-Cheat & BattlEye come to LINUX!     Tim Cook says employees who leak memos do not belong at Apple, according to leaked memo    Cool Tools We Found This Week: Projects For This Week: Try Hack me XR1 lite Capture Card, Certified for OBS, USB 3.0, 4K Pass Through     OVERTURE PETG 3D Printer Filament   Plug: @da_667 physical copies of Building Virtual Machine Labs: A Hands-On Guide