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Dec 26, 2021 7:59:00 AM
Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. Big-Hacks: More log4shell. New breaches: Azure, Hellman. New Ransomware: terrorism? Inetum. Major outages: AWS. Follow-ups & Fall-out: HIPB adds near 1B passwords. Privacy: Eye-tracking. Laws & Regs - Canada: digital law, AI. US: tech lawsuits. World: Judgements & fines. Standards: NISTR draft. Defense: fighting scams, browser enhancements. Vulnerabilities, Other Vulnerabilities: Multiple-MS, WordPress plugin, VoIP backdoors, 7% pass, IoT honeypot, crypto-research. Cybercrime: Trends: top 5 scams, andrioid, powerpoint. Nation States: NSO group, Zoho. Crime & Enforcement: crypto returned, SEC filings. Other Risks: 5G & aircraft, Juice jacking, Human behavior. Innovations & Inventions: quantum, lickable screens. Health, Safety & Environment. Covid-19: Spread, Curves, Waves, and Variants; Response; Changing restrictions, Treatments; Rapid-Tests, Immunity; New Vaccine type. Learned; Omicon, Covid Ugly; Covid Compliance. And more.
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.
Innovations & Inventions:
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:
Treatments, Testing, Triage, Trials, and things we Learned:
Immunity and Vaccinations:
More of the good, the bad, and the ugly:
Masks, anti-maskers, distancing, compliance, and repercussions:
A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news.
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