5 Bytes Podcast Episode Guide
Episode: 284

Windows Update Causes File Copying Failure! Zip Domain Abuse! WinXP Activation Hack!

On this week’s episode of the podcast I get into a troubling story of a security threat hidden in popular motherboards, I cover more May Windows Update fallout and much more!

This episode is brought to you in large part thanks to my sponsors:

Episode 284 is available on Soundcloud:

And on YouTube:

If you’d like to play the Podcast on a different podcast service such as Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify. You can find this episode at 5BytesPodcast.com

Here are this episode’s links as shown in the YouTube video:

Scripts, Tricks and Tips:

https://www.silviobalduzzi.com/2023/05/appuserlist/

https://gregorsuttie.com/2023/05/30/azure-vm-extensions-part-1-dsc-extensions/

https://blogs.mycugc.org/2023/05/30/wem-advanced-guidance-2023/

Windows Update Causes File Copying, Saving Failures:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-windows-issue-causes-file-copying-saving-failures/

Conditional Access Authentication Strength in Azure Goes GA:

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-entra-azure-ad-blog/conditional-access-authentication-strength-is-now-generally/ba-p/3773134

Zip Domains Open to Abuse:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/clever-file-archiver-in-the-browser-phishing-trick-uses-zip-domains/

Gigabyte Motherboards Shipped with Firmware Backdoor:

https://www.computing.co.uk/news/4116934/gigabyte-motherboards-shipped-hidden-firmware-backdoor

Native RAR Support Coming to Windows:

https://www.windowscentral.com/software-apps/this-was-winrars-reaction-to-windows-11-getting-native-rar-support

Rackspace Outage:

https://www.theregister.com/2023/05/30/rackspace_outage/

WinGet Backup Feature:

https://twitter.com/chendrixson/status/1661752874853072896

Taskkill from the Taskbar:

https://twitter.com/JenMsft/status/1661813646958424064

More Anti-WFH Rhetoric:

https://fortune.com/2023/05/25/work-from-home-return-to-office-success-career-nyu-professor-scott-galloway/

More Apps Added to NeverRed:

https://twitter.com/Deyda84/status/1662041393869602818

Cloudpaging User Group – Automation Session:

https://www.meetup.com/cloudpaging-user-group/events/293421831/?utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=share-btn_savedevents_share_modal&utm_source=twitter

My Automation Demo:

https://www.rorymon.com/blog/automating-application-packaging-and-patching/

Someone Hacked XP Offline Activation:

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2023/05/a-decade-after-it-mattered-windows-xps-activation-algorithm-is-cracked/

Official In India Loses Phone Then Drains Reservoir to Find It:

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/india-official-drains-reservoir-to-find-phone-suspended-for-wasting-water/

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