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This Week's [in]Security - Issue 286

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. Credit Card skimming & fraud surge: Magento, Linkedin Smartlinks, Google Tags, smartphone 2fa bypass, fake subscriptions, triangulation. MFA fatigue! Hurricane Fiona. New breaches: American Airlines, PHI exposed via AI, Optus, Oracle, Revolut, Redis. New Ransomware: Lockbit, decryptor. Downs: Malwarebytes v Google, DDoS. Follow-ups: Uber, TAP, LastPass. Privacy: Border Services, Europol, Telegram, PHI apps, Data sharing research. Laws & Regs - Canada: Online News Act, ArriveCAN. US: AI & copyright. World: India & VPNs, gag orders. Standards: NIST HMAC, PQC sigs, & IoT, NSA OT/ICS. Defense - Resources. Tools & Techniques, Cross-Layer Security. Vulnerabilities - Patching fatigue. Significant: Roundup, Old Python, ManageEngine, Sophos, NPM packages, Slack & Teams. Domain Shadowing, Firing InfoSec. Research: AI prompt injection, Reflected screens, Starlink, Cryptography. Escheresque MD5 image. Crime & Enforcement. Nation States and mercenaries. Other Risks - 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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