Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. Magecart exfiltration. More FPE Weakness. Big-Hacks: Exchange Hack. F5 Attacks. SolarWinds. New breaches: WeLeakInfo. New Ransomware. Acer. Ransomware cost. Big Brother UK. Find My Device. Privacy Theatre. Background Checking Your Date. Internet Blocking. Apple & Russia. Interrupts. Ransomware protection. DevSECops. SMS Hijacking. Power Grid. Pickle Files. File Nesting. Spectre POC. Fiserv. ZeroDays. Trends. Worms. Nation States. Hacking Spree. Telcos. Crime. FBI Crime Report. Camera Arrest. DarkWeb. Smart Doorbell Risk. H2O. Voting Machines. Insider Risk. Infrastructure and Platform Risk. Illegal Blockchain. Big Microsoft Outage. Health, Safety & Environment. Covid-19: Spread, Curves, Spikes, Waves, & reinfections. Impact. Immunity, Vaccines, and Vaccination. And more.
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.
Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.
Laws, Regulations, Platforms, Standards, and Public Policy
News about laws, regulations, platform rules, 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, alerts, events.
Other Security / Risk
Articles covering other types of risks.
COVID related articles. We have been following coronavirus risks since https://controlgap.com/blog/this-weeks-insecurity-issue-147.
The spread, curves, spikes, waves, and reinfection:
Guidance, Response, and Recovery:
Immunity, Vaccines, and Vaccination:
Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side
A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news.