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Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. Log4J/Log4shell! PCI and payments: PCI updates: PIN, SSF. Non-Compliance Lesson No.3. Magecart, Supply-Chain Backdoors: New breaches: Kafka. Volvo. New Ransomware: Follow-the-money, Cybercommand, Utilities, Healthcare, SPAR stores. Major outages: Amazon. Follow-ups & Fall-out. Privacy: Tor, surveillance capitalism, facial recognition. Alexa can you keep a secret? Laws & Regs - Canada: website blocking, JusTech. US: Copyright takedowns. World: Espionage tools, Botnet lawsuit, Assange. Cybercriminal Court? Standards: Cyber-resilience. testing. IPv6 transition. Defense: Cyber & the board, AI, Smishing, pirates. Vulnerabilities, Zerodays. Other Vulnerabilities: HTTP-no- S, Home grown, Chrome, Win/URI, WD SanDisk, SonicWall, MikroTik, Bluetooth, factoring. Cybercrime: Trends, Phising. WordPress, npm. Moobot. Nation States. Crime & Enforcement. Other Risks: AWS, Quantum, BurnOut, Tor, Kids, Cryptominers, AirTag abuse. Health, Safety & Environment. CO2 capture, batteries, nukes. Covid-19: Spread, Curves, Waves, and Variants; Response; Immunity; Impact; Covid Compliance. And more.
News and announcements relating to Payment Security, PCI, Card Brands, Payments, Payment Malware and Fraud, and Payment Related Compliance.
Non-Compliance Lesson No. 3: Don't upgrade or patch your old stuff https://controlgap.com/blog/Non-Compliance-Lesson-No-3
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.
The log4J/Log4shell zeroday supplychain remote code injection vulnerability may be one of the most significant vulnerabilities of all time:
Other Zero-day news:
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:
Masks, anti-maskers, distancing, compliance, and repercussions:
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,...