Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. This week: Beyond "locks and bars" secure e-shopping. Vote for PCI 2019 special interest groups. More fallout and huge liability from Marriott's Starwood breach. New breaches at 1-800-FLOWERS, Quora, Fallout76, and BeatStars. Facebook harvested call and text logs without permission. Republican's hacked in mid-terms. Magecart gangs go after admin credentials. Exploiting typo links in Tweets.
Now here's this week’s selection of news, opinions, and research. Quickly skim annotated links organized by topic: compliance and payment security, breaches, regulation, bugs, privacy, hacking/malware, other security & risk, and more. We hope you enjoy and find them useful.
PCI Compliance and Payments
News and announcements relating to Payment Security, Payments, PCI, and Card Brands.
Breaches / Leaks
Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, and their fallout.
Laws & Regulations / Standards
News about laws, regulations, and standards affecting security, privacy, technology, and public interest.
Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.
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 and events.
Other Security / Risk
Articles covering other types of risks.
Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side
A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news.