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This Week's [in]Security - Issue 290

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. PCI FAQs, skimming impact, surcharge backlash. New breaches: Microsoft, Web trackers. New Ransomware. Major outages: GPS, Telus mobile. Sabotaged cables? Follow-ups. Privacy: TikTok, Neighbours, Equifax. Laws & Regs - Canada: Cybersecurity law failures, Online news. US: CFPB and Junk Data, IoT labelling, AI & patents. World: Australia boosts breach fines. Standards: Caliptra, NIST drafts & updates. Defense - Resources, Supply chains, Tools & Techniques. Gadgets & Coconuts, A secure OS for IoT. Vulnerabilities - Advisories: Linux Kernel, ICS. Patching, Mark-of-the-web, Win-TLS, Significant: Roundup, Zimbra. Research & Cryptography: Alt GPS. Cybercrime - active campaigns, passwords matter, undetectable, Text4Shell, fake employees. Crimes & enforcement: SIM swaps, keyless cars, nation states and mercenaries. Other Risks - Museum Security, Snake Oil, Scanners. AI: Adversarial ML, Hype, Creativity. 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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