Getting paid is just as important as PCI compliance. Businesses of all sizes rely on cash flow to effectively manage business operations. To ensure...
Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. Trending: Huawei and Crypto AG, Coronavirus, and Election insecurity. Breaches: 2 mega breaches - 440M+ records, , 9 smaller breaches, and plastic surgery photos, 15B records breached in 2019, China breached Equifax. More ransomware Evolution, Avast and Facebook Investigations. Bad Chrome, Police AI and facial recognition. US Data Protection, UK Content regulation, CCPA changes, Robocall revenge app, Signal, Fighting disinformation, Protecting data lakes, How not to get hacked, Upcoming conferences. Chinese IoT firmware backdoor, Shadow IT, Patch Tuesday problems, Rapid rise in Mac malware, Hacking fallout, CRA Scammer arrest, FBI cyber-crime warnings, The journalism attack-surface, Looking back on predictions for 2020, Healthcare cyber-insecurity. AI hilarity. And more.
Now here's this week’s selection of news, opinions, and research. Quickly skim annotated links organized by topic: compliance and payment security, breaches, regulation, bugs, privacy, hacking/malware, other security & risk, and more. We hope you enjoy and find them useful.
This special section is dedicated to emerging issues and trending stories that cross multiple of our regular news categories.
Several developments in the Crypto-wars Huawei backdoors, NSA Crypto AG backdoors, and Lawful Access push highlights US NOBUS ( Nobody But US) policy reinforces why backdoors are bad:
More election (in)security:
News and announcements relating to Payment Security, PCI, Card Brands, Payments, Payment Malware and Fraud.
Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, ransomware (as potential breach), and their fallout.
Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.
News about laws, regulations, and standards affecting security, privacy, technology, and public interest.
Covering developments and opportunities that may help improve security.
Articles about newly discovered vulnerabilities and research.
Microsoft patch Tuesday security updates and problems:
News covering active trends and events.
Articles covering other types of risks.
A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news.
Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. PCI and payments: Skimmers. Payments: New breaches: Anonymous, DeFi, Ikea. New Ransomware, Major outages,...