MSP Dispatch (Audio)
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Google’s CEO in Monopoly Trial, QR Code Attacks Surge, 0ktapus’ Evolves | MSP Dispatch 10/31/2023

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On this episode of MSP Dispatch we cover, Google’s CEO taking a stand in ongoing Google Monopoly trial, the recent surge in QR Code ‘Quishing’ attacks, and how 0ktapus cyberattackers evolved to ‘Most Dangerous’ status.

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0:00 Teaser

0:34 Intro Banter

2:29 Google’s CEO Takes Stand in Monopoly Trial

9:36 Surge in QR Code Quishing: Check Point Records 587% Attack Spike

16:35 Microsoft: 0ktapus Cyberattackers Evolve to ‘Most Dangerous’ Status

Notable Mentions:

23:05 Instagram Head Says Threads API Is in the Works

24:19 iLeakage – New Attack Let Hackers Steal Emails, Passwords On Apple Safari 

24:42 VMware Fixes Critical Code Execution Flaw in vCenter Server

25:38 Google’s Bard Chatbot Now Responds in Real Time

26:12 Resource of the Week

27:03 Feedback

27:28 Community Events   

29:07 Sign-off

31:00 Outtakes