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Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. PCI and payments: Participating brands FAQ, and 8 updates. Magecart/skimmers, Brazil, Square. New breaches: Panasonic, Planned Parenthood. New Ransomware: Critical Infrastructure, Rideau Hall. Major outages, Follow-ups & Fall-out: Gravatar HIPB. Privacy: De-anonymization. Laws & Regs - Canada: health data, Huawei. US: FBI access, TSA, SEC, Biometrics. World: Product Security, Algorithm Transparency. Standards: NIST IoT, CISA mobile. Defense: Spam calls, AI understanding, Facial fuzz, attack maps, DRP, Old tech, Faraday cages. Vulnerabilities, Zerodays: Windows. Other Vulnerabilities: Printers, Routers, NSS Crypto, XS-Leaks, Passwords, zoom, Azure Sphere, Cloud Honeypot, CISA Hitachi & Zoho, Verizon. Cryptography HKDFs, PQC signatures & performance, Quantum Computing. Cybercrime: Trends, NABs, Trojans, AT&T, WRITE, Excel Addins. Nation States: diplomats, air-gaps, fake recruiters. Crime & Enforcement. Other Risks: Cyber-insurance exclusions, long game, China, misinformation, Meta/FB, amplification, shopping bots, Edge, Food, Hype? Health, Safety & Environment. Covid-19: Spread, Curves, Waves, and Variants; Response; Immunity; Learned; And more.
News and announcements relating to Payment Security, PCI, Card Brands, Payments, Payment Malware and Fraud, and Payment Related Compliance.
New and updated FAQ’s
New PCI Documents:
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:
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,...