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CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.26

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy ‘BlueLeaks’ Exposes Files from Hundreds of Police Departments (Krebs on Security, Jun 22 2020) “Hundreds of thousands of potentially sensitive files from police departments across the United States were leaked online last week. The collection, dubbed

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.25

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Turn on MFA Before Crooks Do It For You (Krebs on Security, Jun 19 2020) “Hundreds of popular websites now offer some form of multi-factor authentication (MFA), which can help users safeguard access to accounts

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.24

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec Inside the Mind of the Hacker 2019 (Bugcrowd, Jun 23 2020) A comprehensive overview of Bugcrowd’s security researcher community, the motivations for bug hunting and the economics of whitehat hacking. Web skimming with Google Analytics (Securelist,

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.23

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security How I Accidentally Hijacked Someone’s WhatsApp (VICE, Jun 18 2020) Because of phone number reuse, I ended up receiving a load of a stranger’s personal WhatsApp messages. VirusTotal Adds Cynet’s Artificial Intelligence-Based Malware Detection (Hacker

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.22

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense Intel will soon bake anti-malware defenses directly into its CPUs (Ars Technica, Jun 15 2020) Control-Flow Enforcement Technology will debut in Tiger Lake microarchitecture. Ryuk Continues to Dominate Ransomware Response Cases (Dark Reading, Jun 15 2020)

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.06.19

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. UPnP vulnerability lets attackers steal data, scan internal networks (Help Net Security, Jun 09 2020) A vulnerability (CVE-2020-12695) in Universal Plug and Play (UPnP), which is implemented in billions of networked and IoT devices – personal computers,

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.19

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy When Security Takes a Backseat to Productivity (Krebs on Security, Jun 17 2020) “The CIA acknowledged its security processes were so “woefully lax” that the agency probably would never have known about the data theft had

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.18

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Massive spying on users of Chrome shows new security weakness (Reuters, Jun 18 2020) A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at