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This Week's [in]Security - Issue 245

This Week's [in]Security - Issue 245

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.

PCI Compliance and Payments

News and announcements relating to Payment Security, PCI, Card Brands, Payments, Payment Malware and Fraud, and Payment Related Compliance.

Breaches / Ransomware / Leaks

Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, ransomware (as potential breach), and their fallout.

Privacy

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-19 updates.

COVID related articles. We have been following coronavirus risks since https://controlgap.com/blog/this-weeks-insecurity-issue-147.

Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side

A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news.

This Week's [in]Security - Issue 249

This Week's [in]Security - Issue 249

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. Skimmers, Training, Payments. Big-Hacks: Log4shell, EOL impediments, prevention, Log4-like vulns. New...

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This Week's [in]Security - Issue 246

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This Week's [in]Security - Issue 246

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. PCI and payments: PCI updates: FAQ, HSM. Magecart, Sportsgear, ATMs, PAX. Supply-Chain Backdoors:...

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This Week's [in]Security - Issue 248

This Week's [in]Security - Issue 248

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. Big-Hacks: Log4J, new RCE, the long road. New breaches: T-Mobile, Redline Stealer, Lastpass. New Ransomware:...

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