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Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. PCI and payments: Magecart, Jackpot. New breaches: IAB's, Indian Securities Depository, Stripchat, RobinHood, RedDoorz, IDC, Ducks Unlimited, GitHub/Firefox-Linux. New Ransomware, holidays, trends, analysis, response. Major outages: Google, Tesla. Follow-ups & Fall-out: FBI emails. Privacy: CitzenLab reports, Amazon, phones, Microsoft(?) Camera detectors. Laws & Regs - Canada: C-10. digital IDs. US: attack reporting, hack-back, NSO, Right to repair, Ohio v. FaceBook. World: No-Hack pact, UK Cloud providers, lawsuits. Standards: Patch Management, password rules. Defense: Cell-spam, smartphones, Duck-Duck, SugarCoat, Deepfakes, rookies, misconfigurations. Vulnerabilities, Zerodays: FatPipe, Windows. Mac. Other Vulnerabilities: Canadian passwords, Chips & firmware, ICS, IoT, GitHub/NPM, Azure AD, Chrome, Windows, Apple patch lag, LibreCAD, Blacksmith/Rowhammer, ETW attack, TOR fingerprints. Cybercrime: Trends, Nation States: Belarus, Iran, North Korea. Crime: crypto-klepto, mixers, Revil, election hacking. Other Risks: Quantum update, supply chains, dystopia & harassment, insiders, Chatbots, NFTs. Health, Safety & Environment. Covid-19: Spread, Curves, Waves, and Variants; Response; Immunity; Learned; 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:
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:
More of the good, the bad, and the ugly:
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,...