S2 Ep15 - City under attack! VPN hacked, floppies nixed


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This week we discuss the cyberattack with a difference on the city Johannesburg, how a hacker accessed company web servers via NordVPN and why the US nuclear weapons command finally ditched 8-inch floppies. Host Anna Brading is joined by Mark Stockley, Greg Iddon and Peter Mackenzie. Listen now! Related articles: Ransomware with a difference as hackers threaten to release city data: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/28/johannesburg-hit-by-second-malware-attack/ Hacker breached servers used by NordVPN: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/23/hacker-breached-servers-used-by-nordvpn/ US nuclear weapons command finally ditches 8-inch floppies: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/22/us-nuclear-weapons-command-finally-ditches-8-inch-floppies/

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