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On this episode of MSP Dispatch we cover how researchers reported the first instance of automated SaaS ransomware extortion, Fake Zero-Day PoC exploits on GitHub push Windows & Linux malware, and Cyber Insurance Premiums Surge by 50% as Ransomware Attacks Increase.

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0:00 Teaser

0:51 Intro Banter

2:32 Researchers Report First Instance of Automated SaaS Ransomware Extortion

7:59 Fake Zero-Day PoC Exploits on GitHub Push Windows, Linux Malware

12:46 Cyber Insurance Premiums Surge by 50% as Ransomware Attacks Increase

22:27 Microsoft June 2023 Patch Tuesday Fixes 78 Flaws, 38 RCE Bugs

23:18 Reddit CEO Assures Employees That API Pricing Protests Haven’t Hurt Revenue

24:23 Massive Phishing Campaign Uses 6,000 Sites To Impersonate 100 Brands

25:34 Canva Announces Developers Platform and a $50M Fund for App Development

26:27 AI Roundup: Europeans Take a Major Step Toward Regulating A.I.

28:27 Community Events

29:57 Sign-off

31:31 Outtakes