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Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.07.06

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense CISA Issues Advisory on Home Routers (Dark Reading, Jun 30 2020) The increase in work-from-home employees raises the importance of home router security. ThiefQuest Ransomware for the Mac (Schneier on Security, Jul 06 2020) “There’s a

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.07.03

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. GoldenSpy’ Malware Hidden in Tax Software Spies on Companies Doing Business in China (Dark Reading, Jun 25 2020) Advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign aims to steal intelligence secrets from foreign companies operating in China. 2. Majority of

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.07.03

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy COVID-19 ‘Breach Bubble’ Waiting to Pop? (Krebs on Security, Jun 30 2020) The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder for banks to trace the source of payment card data stolen from smaller, hacked online merchants. On

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.07.02

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud California’s CCPA Gets Teeth Today (Infosecurity Magazine, Jul 01 2020) California is enforcing its consumer privacy protection law after a six-month grace period Man Convicted of Stealing High Tech Trade Secrets for China (SecurityWeek, Jun

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2020.07.01

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec HackerOne Reveals Top 10 Bug-Bounty Programs (Dark Reading, Jun 29 2020) Rankings based on total bounties paid, top single bounty paid, time to respond, and more. Chinese bank requires foreign firm to install app with covert

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.30

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security iPhone Apps Stealing Clipboard Data (Schneier on Security, Jun 29 2020) iOS apps are repeatedly reading clipboard data, which can include all sorts of sensitive information. While Haj Bakry and Mysk published their research in

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.29

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense GoldenSpy’ Malware Hidden in Tax Software Spies on Companies Doing Business in China (Dark Reading, Jun 25 2020) Advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign aims to steal intelligence secrets from foreign companies operating in China. Majority of

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.06.26

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. 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. 2. Ryuk Continues to Dominate Ransomware Response Cases (Dark Reading, Jun 15 2020)

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