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: Improved layout. COVID-19 update spread, impact, and behaviour. Extreme measures. Supplies. Masks. Tragedy. COVIDIOTS. Remote and Work from Home. Magecart. Carders smacked. Virus surveillance. Facial recognition gets scarier. Zoom privacy issues. Insurance and COVID. Internet and mail-in voting. NIST. Testing, treatments and trials. Industry steps up. 3D printers. ICS hacking. Reporting vulnerabilities isn't easy. Snail mail USB booby traps. Bypassing 2FA. 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.
Coronovirus updates. After 7 weeks of reporting all Coronavirus articles under "Trending", we are changing the way we report COVID articles to you so it is less overwhelming. Going forward we will be reporting many of these articles beneath our normal blog section headings each with a sub-group dedicated to COVID-19. For example:
COVID-19 behaviour, reactions, COV-IDIOTS:
Get a grip - One hantavirus death in China sparks ‘hysteria’ over old disease https://globalnews.ca/news/6724399/hantavirus-china-death-coronavirus/
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.
COVID 19 Regulations/Restrictions/Policy:
Covering developments and opportunities that may help improve security.
COVID-19 Treatments, Innovation, Vaccines:
Why companies like Goldman Sachs, Apple, and Facebook had all of those N95 masks to donate in the first place https://www.businessinsider.com/heres-why-companies-like-facebook-had-n95-masks-to-donate-2020-3
Articles about newly discovered vulnerabilities and research.
COVID-19 Information and Understanding:
News covering active trends and events.
COVID-19 Crime and Cybercrime:
Articles covering other types of risks.
Relaxing isolation rules won’t help the economy, say economists https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/25/21193670/trump-easter-coronavirus-isolation-relax-rules-economy-social-distancing
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,...