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Apr 17, 2022 4:55:00 PM
Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. PCI and payments: PCI related: New breaches: disclosures, source code, Queen's University, McDonalds. New Ransomware: persistence, Zenga, Snap-On Tools, Nordex. Follow-ups & Fall-out: GitHub oauth, T-Mobile, Rideau Hall, hospital lawsuits. Privacy: Webex, De-anonymizing Bitcoin, Data brokers. Laws & Regs - Canada: Harms, Online News. US: Facial Recognition. Defense - Training & events: PCI, IEEE, NICE. FSP, Certs. Tools: SLSA, Autopatch, Purple. Vulnerabilities, Advisories: CISA. Zerodays: Microsoft, Nginx. Patching: Chrome, Vmware, Cisco, Windows, Struts. Other: 80%, ICS, Cloud, NFT. Vulnerability research: FrozenHeart/Zero Knowledge, Hospital bots. Crypto-research: QIST & quantum attacks. Cybercrime: Trends: payment apps, customer support, fake jobs, botnets, text scams. Crime & Enforcement: Ottawa, RaidForums, unethical. Nation States and mercenaries. Other. Other Risks: General: Trusting AI, Governance, Self-drive & cops, Snake -oil. Health, Safety, Economy. Russia v. Ukraine. Innovation 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.
Educational events, webinars, courses, etc:
Methods, Techniques, Tools, and Products:
Articles about newly discovered vulnerabilities and research.
Research on new vulnerabilities:
Cryptography and Cryptographic Research:
News covering active trends, alerts, events.
Trends, Alerts, and Events (other than major breaches):
Crime & Arrests, etc.:
Nation State Actors:
Articles covering other types of risks.
News and announcements relating to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Reaction and response:
Sanctions & economic Impact:
Premier Kenney continues push to replace Russian oil with Alberta crude https://globalnews.ca/news/8763369/premier-kenney-push-russian-oil-alberta-crude/
Cyber-attacks and the potential for cyber-war:
A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news.
Innovations & Inventions:
Getting paid is just as important as PCI compliance. Businesses of all sizes rely on cash flow to effectively manage business operations. To ensure...
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It is amazing to see how many organizations take things for granted in their environment. In the video below, you can see a skimmer device installed...
Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. PCI and payments: Skimmers. Payments: New breaches: Anonymous, DeFi, Ikea. New Ransomware, Major outages,...