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  • Thu, 13:22: tech blog Feds shut down web site for vaccine info, site peddled malware and the like: I saw an article yesterday which I read, and I think this is a good topic to bring up on a podcast. If you now go to the web site talked about in the… https://t.co/6pOMiEMyNF check it out!
  • Thu, 15:23: The Source presents Metro Bike Share relaunched on Westside: Metro and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) on Thursday morning relaunched an improved Metro Bike Share System on the Westside in time for Bike Month in May. Above is a… https://t.co/wVTPYPsIcN https://t.co/w7t6bJep1D
  • Thu, 18:41: Cyber scoop DHS to hire 200 more cyber pros as Biden administration grapples with hacking threats: The Department of Homeland Security announced on Wednesday that it intends to hire 200 new cybersecurity professionals by July as the Biden… https://t.co/WBG2IvdQXk Check it out! https://t.co/lxV9pMdXVy
  • Thu, 19:49: Cyber scoop Russian agent accused of interfering in US elections is back meddling online, Facebook says: A man the U.S. intelligence community has assessed is an active Russian agent who interfered in U.S. elections is back stirring the pot… https://t.co/rEz7xD8NtK Check it out! https://t.co/jh1GaMZLfl
  • Thu, 22:01: Cyber scoop Google to make multi-factor authentication its default mode: Google will soon enroll users into multi-factor authentication by default, the technology giant said on Thursday. In a blog post commemorating World Password Day, the… https://t.co/TqmKqLEmjU Check it out! https://t.co/10qL9yosP7
  • Fri, 03:31: Cyber scoop As Methbot trial gets underway, prosecutors say a former scammer will testify against alleged ringleader: Nearly three years after he was arrested in a Belgium apartment, Aleksander Zhukov was seated in a Brooklyn courtroom this… https://t.co/21vq8iVz3W Check it out! https://t.co/42bLAXfyZ1
  • Fri, 07:21: Cyber scoop US spy agencies review software suppliers' ties to Russia following SolarWinds hack: U.S. intelligence agencies have begun a review of supply chain risks emanating from Russia in light of the far-reaching hacking campaign that… https://t.co/grJkX1hf8b Check it out! https://t.co/U4ZhVzwWSC
  • Fri, 08:31: Krebs on security Investment Scammer John Davies Reinvents Himself?: John Bernard, a pseudonym used by a convicted thief and con artist named John Clifton Davies who’s fleeced dozens of technology startups out of an estimated $30 million, appears to have… https://t.co/LqIfHszSqQ https://t.co/laewiT4gMi
  • Fri, 11:42: The Source presents Three new COVID-19 vaccination sites to open at Metro transit stations on May 11: Metro has partnered with the L.A. County Department of Public Health and Metro Director and L.A. County Supervisor Holly Mitchell to open three new… https://t.co/gwrucrt4Qh https://t.co/5HnWiYO0CV

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  • Wed, 15:23: Krebs on security Malicious Office 365 Apps Are the Ultimate Insiders: Phishers targeting Microsoft Office 365 users increasingly are turning to specialized links that take users to their organization's own email login page. After a user logs in, the… https://t.co/S6dYuSWJ2Q https://t.co/cpJxAVSegm
  • Wed, 16:04: tech blog The Security box catchup, podcasts 41 and 42 show notes: Hello all, After some technical difficulties and my decision on giving you download links, we’re happy to bring you the backlog of show notes and links to the last two… https://t.co/G4iNuF2aNO check it out!
  • Wed, 18:41: Cyber scoop CISA used new subpoena power to contact US companies vulnerable to hacking: The Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity agency used a new subpoena power for the first time last week to contact at least one U.S. internet… https://t.co/9wDmdK20UA Check it out! https://t.co/zQ0LsT6k6t
  • Wed, 19:03: tech blog Perpetrating vaccine hysteria to get people to click: I just got the following via my contact form through https://t.co/3MFBNLQhZc. I believe I call this false because they are linking to a bunch of google drive links which are… https://t.co/Ztf9smCCJH check it out!
  • Wed, 19:49: Cyber scoop UN cybercrime proposal could help autocrats stifle free speech, rights group says: Human rights advocates are warning that a controversial proposal at the United Nations to counter cybercrime could validate tactics that… https://t.co/gjnjKR7gi0 Check it out! https://t.co/vddJ6GUDfP
  • Wed, 22:01: The Source presents Metro releases proposed $8-billion balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2022: pdf download here pdf download here Metro released it’s budget Tuesday for the 2022 Fiscal Year that runs between this coming July 1 and June 30, 2022. A… https://t.co/RLVXS2bKqU https://t.co/p2zoTmBi6j
  • Thu, 03:30: RT @jrimer2008: tech blog 9 devices and technologies that will be going away comment: Hi all. Well the article to this can be found at the…
  • Thu, 03:31: Cyber scoop DOD expands vulnerability disclosure program, giving hackers more approved targets: The Pentagon is letting outside hackers go after more Department of Defense targets than ever before, in an effort to find DOD’s vulnerabilities… https://t.co/YUGTQETqOX Check it out! https://t.co/WAJfAMve2l
  • Thu, 07:20: Last Pass presents This World Password Day, Keep Your Family Secure: In honor of World Password Day, we’re offering a few simple but effective ways families can organize their digital lives and keep their household safe from cybercrime. … https://t.co/Z41sjdF0nS check it out https://t.co/9dHayXhQSF
  • Thu, 08:31: Trend Micro Search: Proxylogon: A Coinminer, a Ransomware, and a Botnet Join the Party: Our telemetry showed three malware families taking advantage of the ProxyLogon vulnerability beginning in March: the coinminer LemonDuck was sighted… https://t.co/8zmXcc6mLD Check it out! https://t.co/87uoDU5fqM
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  • Tue, 15:23: Trend Micro Search: MITRE ATT&CK for Containers: Why It Matters: The complexity of containers demands something to make sense of it all. Builders, operations teams and security teams need a single language to understand the risk associated… https://t.co/yyS5ZMwAzw Check it out!
  • Tue, 18:41: Krebs on security The Wages of Password Re-use: Your Money or Your Life: When normal computer users fall into the nasty habit of recycling passwords, the result is most often some type of financial loss. When cybercriminals develop the same habit, it can… https://t.co/1tkxWAZ5rG https://t.co/xYdgeb6dq6
  • Tue, 19:49: Cyber scoop Qualys researchers uncover 21 bugs in Exim mail servers: Researchers have found 21 unique vulnerabilities in Exim, a popular mail transfer agent, some of which would allow hackers to run full remote unauthenticated code… https://t.co/BFEmB7p12q Check it out! https://t.co/HmtcsG2MqN
  • Tue, 22:01: Cyber scoop Twitter restricts account of Intrusion Truth, which doxxes suspected Chinese hackers: Twitter on Tuesday moved to restrict the account of a mysterious group that has published details on suspected state-sponsored hackers from… https://t.co/67Vr1gyaVn Check it out! https://t.co/rOSzUzx51t
  • Wed, 03:31: Cyber scoop Florida homecoming queen faces up to 16 years after alleged scheme to hack high school contest: A teenager accused of gaining unauthorized access to school computer systems in order to rig a homecoming queen contest with her… https://t.co/lJGFY8qwIK Check it out! https://t.co/ItfZveOb34
  • Wed, 07:20: Last Pass presents Unusual Account Recovery Requests: How LastPass Protects You: As part of our commitment to security, we want to make sure our customers and the public are aware of recent reports from LastPass users of fraudulent SMS… https://t.co/K5tokFPkkq check it out
  • Wed, 08:31: Last Pass presents How a Business Password Manager Protects Your SMB: In honor of both  Small Business Week and World Password Day, we're exploring the cybersecurity threats that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face. The post How a… https://t.co/usNmo13p2l check it out https://t.co/Nh2LajeegY
  • Wed, 11:41: Trend Micro Search: Mutated Scams: How to Protect Yourself from Pandemic-Fueled Cyberfraud: Scammers took advantage of the surge in online activity during the pandemic, targeting businesses and buyers that were settling into new ways of… https://t.co/eJ3CKKWTt4 Check it out! https://t.co/3ev4FRzuQ3

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  • Mon, 15:23: The Source presents Celebrate Older Americans Month with On the Move Riders Program: Metro is celebrating Older Americans Month throughout the month of May with a series of virtual events aimed at building strength within our older adult community. The… https://t.co/YFf54qO4S2 https://t.co/Tlai3biaNn
  • Mon, 18:41: The Source presents Watch a special Mother’s Day mariachi performance on Sunday, May 9: Join us at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 9, for the online performance Versos y Besos with Las Colibrí, presented by Metro Art and the Autry Museum of the American West.… https://t.co/PBB9Hrqa2W https://t.co/0t9uCr2VU1
  • Mon, 19:49: Cyber scoop Apple issues security update for WebKit flaws: Apple released a series of security updates Monday to counter hackers actively exploiting two flaws affecting some later-generation iPhones, as well as a whole host of iPad and iPod… https://t.co/lAJqwFOCIH Check it out! https://t.co/XCMrd1QPFQ
  • Tue, 07:20: Trend Micro Search: New Panda Stealer Targets Cryptocurrency Wallets: In early April, we observed a new information stealer called Panda Stealer being delivered via spam emails. Based on Trend Micro's telemetry, United States, Australia,… https://t.co/yZn2kI0j0h Check it out! https://t.co/nTuurqKyox
  • Tue, 08:31: Cyber scoop After more than a decade, SentinelOne researchers weed out Dell vulnerabilities: Since 2009, vulnerabilities have lurked in Dell drivers that potentially affect hundreds of millions of machines, SentinelOne researchers said on… https://t.co/wY1BdJo26w Check it out! https://t.co/eCKGJl0Vor
  • Tue, 11:23: The Phish Labs blog Alien Mobile Malware Evades Detection, Increases Targets: PhishLabs is monitoring the increasing number of mobile applications targeted by the relatively new Alien Mobile Banking Trojan. Alien, a fork of Cerberus, continues to evade… https://t.co/tDUQRPGdOw https://t.co/WcuwHiFXHC
  • Tue, 11:41: Cyber scoop Hackers disrupt networks at San Diego medical provider, Kansas organ transplant facilitator: A pair of hacks at health care organizations revealed in recent days highlights the enduring cybercriminal threat to the sector as the… https://t.co/hk94m0BPgz Check it out! https://t.co/W17CkNbCG7

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  • Sun, 15:23: Episode 290: Linda Peng and other great music: Program 290 starts with a spotlight, but yet, we've got other material we are covering too. Let's see what happens. Set 1: Linda Peng Android Waltz 02:00 Linda Peng Liszt Comprehension 01:04 Linda Peng… https://t.co/dxaiqZhycH https://t.co/1DhNZy4oym
  • Mon, 03:31: Last Pass presents LastPass Is Celebrating World Password Day With Coder Dojo: This World Password Day, LastPass is excited to promote cybersecurity education and awareness by supporting Coder Dojo. The post LastPass Is Celebrating World… https://t.co/CUfstyEK6I check it out https://t.co/Z41Bno5mmg
  • Mon, 07:20: Cyber scoop Magecart scammers aim at restaurants' online delivery systems: Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting third-party infrastructure that restaurants across the U.S. use to place online orders, private investigators have found.… https://t.co/63BeoWpICe Check it out! https://t.co/zUYE8HIQab
  • Mon, 11:41: The Source presents Metro’s Public Safety Advisory Committee will meet May 5: Metro has selected 15 community members to participate in the agency’s new Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC), which will help Metro re-envision public safety on its… https://t.co/VHuGbc05ti https://t.co/YRBVvZskUV

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  • Sat, 14:24: Hello @Lena_Writes_, thanks so much for following me. I try to get all kinds of independents on my independent artist shows. I hope you find the shows of interest. Also in to tech and more.
  • Sun, 11:41: Tiphanie Doucet in the spotlight for broadcast 170: Hello everyone! Welcome to program 170 of the Independent artist spotlight. Tiphanie Doucet is our featured artist this week. With 3 albums and a single track that I got to give you a spotlight, you… https://t.co/PwIQxqH4hD https://t.co/pKugbAlpw5

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  • Fri, 15:17: Hey @ThePricingNerd this is Jared. I found ◙@TiphanieDoucet through your live lounge and saw you were going to feature jazz artist Francesca Gramegna who I also found on Bandcamp. I play all kinds of independents and am looking for more. I saw that in the list for today.
  • Fri, 15:23: Trend Micro Search: How Trend Micro Helps Manage Exploited Vulnerabilities: As technological innovations evolve, protecting companies from cyber threats tomorrow secures their businesses today. Read how Trend Micro protects customers from… https://t.co/sGzbHZE6eP Check it out! https://t.co/0XiPGglQgg
  • Fri, 18:41: Cyber scoop Justice Department launches review of cyber policies after ransomware, supply chain scourges: The Justice Department is undertaking a four-month review of its approach to combatting a range of malicious cyber activity from… https://t.co/em2sfGnXKq Check it out! https://t.co/NihXj8yNYN
  • Fri, 19:50: The Source presents Duke University survey suggests telecommuting worked well for many workers and employees: Duke University in North Carolina recently released results from a survey on remote working that includes answers gleamed from L.A. County… https://t.co/GrKzEkfZex https://t.co/eGTNhon2On
  • Fri, 22:00: The Source presents Metro offerings during Bike Month: Every May we celebrate bicycling as a sustainable and healthy transportation mode with Bike Anywhere Day on Friday, May 21, and Bike Week from May 17 to 23. With bike sales off the charts over the… https://t.co/1Ode2BAxDx https://t.co/Eo8TgVaRhw
  • Sat, 03:31: Trend Micro Search: This Week in Security News - April 30, 2021: Hacktivism’s reemergence explained and Hello ransomware uses updated China Chopper web shell https://t.co/31L8iTRiyU Check it out! https://t.co/k0h3NqeuvK

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  • Thu, 15:23: Cyber scoop Deepfakes advertised on underground markets, signaling possible shift, Recorded Future says: Malicious use of manipulated visual and audio files — technology known as deepfakes — is swiftly migrating toward crime and influence… https://t.co/9z87qxW94G Check it out! https://t.co/Ll1WGsNtmI
  • Thu, 18:41: The Source presents Preview June bus service changes and new Metro Micro zones at May Service Council meetings: This month, all Service Councils will get a preview of the upcoming June bus service changes and the launch of new Metro Micro zones, as well… https://t.co/Ca7mdwNd8b https://t.co/zXIT6CYGdZ
  • Thu, 19:50: Cyber scoop NSA warns defense contractors to double check connections in light of Russian hacking: The National Security Agency warned defense contractors in a memo on Thursday to reexamine the security of the connections between their… https://t.co/UbCXc50NOE Check it out! https://t.co/egDF9DfY6C
  • Thu, 22:00: Cyber scoop Researchers find two dozen bugs in software used in medical and industrial devices: Microsoft researchers have discovered some two dozen vulnerabilities in software that is embedded in popular medical and industrial devices that… https://t.co/SlGA2OpE07 Check it out! https://t.co/zrNIVgJSow
  • Fri, 03:30: Cyber scoop Hacking group exploited SonicWall zero-day for ransomware attacks, FireEye says: A hacking group exploited a SonicWall zero-day software flaw before a fix was available in order to deploy a previously unreported ransomware… https://t.co/EMQWt1Z1gU Check it out! https://t.co/eB8sFI0eWo
  • Fri, 07:20: The Source presents Recap of Metro Board’s April meeting: Below is the official meeting recap, which will also soon be posted to https://t.co/aa4OQasm4O: And here’s the agenda to the meeting (pdf and links to reports are here): And below is the webstream… https://t.co/YBWk2gBiYS https://t.co/GVujtDwA2x
  • Fri, 08:32: Trend Micro Search: How Cybercriminals Abuse OpenBullet for Credential Stuffing: In this blog, we detail how cybercriminals exploit OpenBullet, a legitimate web-testing software, to brute-force their way into targeted accounts. https://t.co/IsiqSNf7ou Check it out! https://t.co/BMMJ2p6ghy
  • Fri, 11:41: Cyber scoop Navalny adviser urges vigilance after impersonation attempts of Kremlin foes: A top aide to jailed Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny is urging Western policymakers and think tanks to be more wary of suspected… https://t.co/Li9r1y1Hkk Check it out! https://t.co/pnzH64lb1i

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  • Wed, 14:07: RT @jrimer2008: tech blog The security box, podcast 40: Windows Update and ransomware in the manufacturing industry: The RSS has the update…
  • Wed, 15:23: Trend Micro Search: Water Pamola Attacked Online Shops Via Malicious Orders: Since 2019, we have been tracking a threat campaign we dubbed as “Water Pamola.” The campaign initially compromised e-commerce online shops in Japan, Australia,… https://t.co/mcnO4wGHTU Check it out! https://t.co/b89Ab4rLYy
  • Wed, 18:41: Cyber scoop US arrests alleged ‘Bitcoin Fog’ boss, who is accused of laundering millions: U.S. federal agents on Tuesday arrested the alleged operator of Bitcoin Fog, a cryptocurrency-obfuscation service that the dark web’s most notorious… https://t.co/bpIt2zr8S4 Check it out! https://t.co/6gOmiFaXV7
  • Wed, 19:50: Krebs on security Experian API Exposed Credit Scores of Most Americans: Big-three consumer credit bureau Experian just fixed a weakness with a partner website that let anyone look up the credit score of tens of millions of Americans just by supplying… https://t.co/W5NKCnfogm https://t.co/3rOzMStZvn
  • Wed, 22:00: Cyber scoop Crypto scammer who threatened victims' families pleads guilty, faces 2-year minimum: A plan to steal cryptocurrency and hard-to-find social media accounts has ended with one schemer set to spend at least two years in prison. … https://t.co/u8krCxq4cr Check it out! https://t.co/GqX78pz7mZ
  • Thu, 03:29: tech blog 9 devices and technologies that will be going away comment: Hi all. Well the article to this can be found at the link below. 9 Devices and Technologies That Will Soon Be Obsolete I personally think articles like these are… https://t.co/XAzi0yWU3l check it out!
  • Thu, 03:30: Trend Micro Search: Deepfakes Are Getting Closer to Reality: The first malicious use of video deepfakes may have been observed, making one of Trend Micro’s long-standing predictions a looming reality. https://t.co/2r5uHr7jO3 Check it out! https://t.co/5XhHDlbNXg
  • Thu, 07:20: The Source presents COVID-19 update and Metro News; April 28, 2021: Good afternoon, folks. A few updates on where things stand service- and COVID-wise… •Metro added trips to 30 bus routes earlier this month and we’re planning to add back more bus… https://t.co/LvDBOc3akE https://t.co/2QfePaQTWO
  • Thu, 08:32: Krebs on security Task Force Seeks to Disrupt Ransomware Payments: Some of the world's top tech firms are backing a new industry task force focused on disrupting cybercriminal ransomware gangs by limiting their ability to get paid, and targeting the… https://t.co/QMx0ehILnI https://t.co/f8EKtwCocx
  • Thu, 11:41: Cyber scoop Suspected Chinese hackers are breaking into nearby military targets: Chinese hackers with suspected ties to the People’s Liberation Army have been hacking into military and government organizations in Southeast Asia over the… https://t.co/gIiMjMKhru Check it out! https://t.co/rUk1ZZ8myK

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  • Tue, 15:23: The Source presents Celebrate Monrovia through the eyes of artist Rob Sato: Metro commissioned artist Rob Sato’s colorful vignettes depict flora, fauna and community in Monrovia in the latest Through the Eyes of Artists poster. The bright box with… https://t.co/Lh581nXrNE https://t.co/suFKtYiWiM
  • Tue, 18:41: Trend Micro Search: Hello Ransomware Uses Updated China Chopper Web Shell, SharePoint Vulnerability: We discuss the technical features of a Hello ransomware attack, including its exploitation of CVE-2019-0604 and the use of a modified… https://t.co/lTyeKy9phj Check it out! https://t.co/7XHHd0BYes
  • Tue, 19:50: Cyber scoop Ransomware demands up by 43% so far in 2021, Coveware says: Ransomware hacking groups are getting greedier. The average demand for a digital extortion payment shot up in the first quarter of this year to $220,298, up 43% from… https://t.co/7Ow7cgAnsV Check it out! https://t.co/syy2jTFOfk
  • Tue, 22:00: Cyber scoop Do credit monitoring and ID protection services do much for breach victims?: It has become a staple for companies that are hit by big data breaches: extending free crediting monitoring and identity protection services to… https://t.co/jGTVRvBEW6 Check it out! https://t.co/5rIMtbpqJ2
  • Wed, 03:30: Cyber scoop European police hope Google ads will steer teenagers away from a life of hacking: European authorities are stepping up their efforts to intervene with teen hackers before they might break the law.  In a series of programs… https://t.co/haVjvRoUrV Check it out! https://t.co/GTri8S3AwQ
  • Wed, 07:20: Trend Micro Search: This Week in Security News - April 23, 2021: XCSSET Quickly Adapts to Macs and Babuk Ransomware Gang Claims Decryptor Repaired https://t.co/FU48cglR4I Check it out! https://t.co/LgDEV92Z1a
  • Wed, 08:32: The Source presents Metro Chief of Staff Nadine Lee hired as next President and CEO of Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART): Dallas Area Rapid Transit, known as DART, on Tuesday announced the hiring of LA Metro Chief of Staff Nadine Lee as their agency’s… https://t.co/dEqP9ptHGl https://t.co/dit6fm38hG
  • Wed, 11:41: Cyber scoop 'Ghostwriter' disinformation campaign rages on as Biden prepares for NATO trip: For over a year, Stanislaw Zaryn, a Polish government official, has not been shy about exposing what he says are suspected Russian attempts to… https://t.co/o5UYvlc655 Check it out! https://t.co/rJnHPHLbAy