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This Week's [in]Security - Issue 177

This Week's [in]Security - Issue 177

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. P2PE Key Block Deadlines. PCI Case Studies. ATM Alerts. NIST. 250M+ in New breaches: Mega breach, Social Data, Experian, Freepik, Cense AI, RMC. New Ransomware. Carnival. Facial Recognition. Privacy Shield. Windows. Google. Alexa. Cisco. SpiKey. IoT. email encryption. Zip Crypto. Zip Crypto. Supply Chains. Fake Recruiters. Spear Vishing. HTML Smuggling. 2xHurricanes. Blackouts. AI Dogfight. Covid-19: Spread, Curves, Spikes & Waves. Disinformation. And more.

Note: The COVID section appears later in the article.

PCI Compliance and Payments

News and announcements relating to Payment Security, PCI, Card Brands, Payments, Payment Malware and Fraud.

Breaches / Ransomware / Leaks

Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, ransomware (as potential breach), and their fallout.

Privacy

Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.

Laws & Regulations / Standards

News about laws, regulations, and standards affecting security, privacy, technology, and public interest.

Defense / Techniques / Solutions

Covering developments and opportunities that may help improve security.

Bugs / Design Flaws / Vulnerabilities / Research

Articles about newly discovered vulnerabilities and research.

Hacking / Malware / Cybercrime / Exploitation

News covering active trends and events.

Other Security / Risk

Articles covering other types of risks.

COVID-19 updates.

COVID related articles. We have been following coronavirus risks since https://controlgap.com/blog/this-weeks-insecurity-issue-147.

Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side

A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news.

The Art of Reading a PCI Attestation of Compliance (AoC)

The Art of Reading a PCI Attestation of Compliance (AoC)

PCI Attestations of Compliance (AoCs) provide organizations with a tool that helps with the all-important aspects of third-party due diligence.  Yet...

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Control Gap Vulnerability Roundup: March 4th to March 10th

Control Gap Vulnerability Roundup: March 4th to March 10th

This week saw the publication of 493 new CVE IDs. Of those, 58 have not yet been assigned official CVSS scores, however, of the ones that were,...

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Control Gap Vulnerability Roundup: February 25th to March 3rd

Control Gap Vulnerability Roundup: February 25th to March 3rd

This week saw the publication of 442 new CVE IDs. Of those, 258 have not yet been assigned official CVSS scores, however, of the ones that were,...

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