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This Week's [in]Security - Issue 281

This Week's [in]Security - Issue 281

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. Updated FAQs for v4, In-app browsers, improved Rubber Duck USB attack tool! New breaches: response backfires, healthcare, Microsoft. New Ransomware: preparedness, wrong victim, dog-pile. Outages. Follow-ups. Privacy: data brokers, health apps. Laws & Regs - Canada: AI & Data Act, spyware, ArriveCan. US: ransom bans. World: Trans-Atlantic, EU ID. NIST Key Derivation, AI bias. Defense - Cybersecurity Career Awareness, OpenSSF, harder kernels, searches, exploitability, SSDs. Vulnerabilities - advisories, zerodays, patching; Significant: roundup, bootloaders, zoom, CPUs, resonance; disclosure timelines, iOS VPNs, bitlocker. Research & Crypto-research: block ciphers, more PQC. Cybercrime - SMS & Signal, cookies & MFA, browser extensions, NPM & PyPi. Crime & Enforcement. Nation States and mercenaries. Other Risks - cyber-insurance, medical photos, AI, Disinformation, Health, Safety, Environment, Economy. Russia v. Ukraine. Innovation 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.

Russia v. Ukraine

News and announcements relating to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side

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

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