Something for Everyone – Dropbox breach, cyber bank heists, Russia goes Linux, OpenSSL flaw update

• Picture of the Week. 
• A minor Dropbox breach.
• OpenSSL follow-up.
• FTC sued and settled with a repeated offender.
• $1.2 billion in reported ransomware payments during 2021.
• Akamai’s Q3 Threat Report.
• Initial Access Brokerages.
• How do today’s bank heists work?
• De-Fi De-struction De-jour.
• Russia moves to Linux.
• We’re The Red Cross. Don’t attack us, please!
• Where there’s a will, there’s a way.
• From China with Love.
• The UK’s NCSC scan plan.
• Miscellany.
• Closing The Loop.
• SpinRite.

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Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte
Security Now episode 896
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