Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. Non-Compliance Lesson, DSSv4 related, Skimmers, Other Payments. New breaches: 7 breachers per capita, Shields &...
Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. e-commerce security: PCI, Magecart, & the DOM part 1. New breaches: Windows passwords, Pipeline#2, VW, EA games, Mc Donalds, Self-breached? New Ransomware: Exit plans & Lawyers. Major outages: Failing Fastly. Follow-ups & Fall-out: Infographic & analysis, Recouped Bitcoins, Humana suit, JBL meat pays out, MoviePass. Privacy: Cookie banners, Forget my face, Floc, Bitcoin Anon, Apple, WhatsApp. Laws & Regs - Canada: RCMP, More C-10. US: Tiktok, HIPPA, Disclosure, Hacking back. The world: Antitrust, Misuse. Standards: NIST OSCAL, drafts, extensions. Defense: Software Design, Supply Chain, Deepfakes, Slander, HIBP, Fellowships. Vulnerabilities: MS, IE RIP, Chrome, Intel, Adobe, Polkit, ALPACA, Bloodhound, Weapons, Quantum. Cybercrime - Trends: 5 Attacks, Nation States. The An0m sting, Crime. Misconduct, Tricky. Other Risks: Health, Safety & Environment: Alzheimer's, CO2. Covid-19: Spread, Curves, Waves, and Variants. Response, Immunity, Donating Vaccines, Learned, Impact, Covid Ugly. And more.
News and announcements relating to Payment Security, PCI, Card Brands, Payments, Payment Malware and Fraud, and Payment Related Compliance.
Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, ransomware (as potential breach), and their fallout.
New Ransomware and "Incidents":
Follow-ups and fall-out:
Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.
News about laws, regulations, platform rules, 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.
News covering active trends, alerts, events.
Trends, Alerts, and Events (other than major breaches):
Nation State Actors:
The An0m sting:
Crime & Arrests, etc.:
Articles covering other types of risks.
Health, Safety & Environment:
COVID related articles. We have been following coronavirus risks since https://controlgap.com/blog/this-weeks-insecurity-issue-147.
The spread, curves, spikes, waves, reinfection, and variant strains:
Guidance, Response, and Recovery:
Immunity and Vaccinations:
G-7 leaders to pledge 1 billion doses of Covid vaccines to low-income nations https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/11/g7-leaders-to-pledge-1-billion-doses-of-covid-vaccines-to-poorer-nations-.html
Things we learned:
More of the good, the bad, and the ugly:
A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news.
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