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Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2021.06.14

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense How Hackers Used Slack to Break into EA Games (VICE, Jun 14 2021) A representative for the hackers explained to Motherboard how the group stole a wealth of data from the game publishing giant. “Once inside

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2021.06.11

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy Supreme Court narrows interpretation of CFAA, to the relief of ethical hackers (SC Media, Jun 03 2021) Individuals do not exceed authorized computer access if they obtain data to which they are entitled for improper reasons,

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2021.06.10

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud $1 billion piracy ruling could force ISPs to disconnect users (Ars Technica, Jun 07 2021) Increased account terminations would punish “innocent” users, groups tell court. NYPD’s Sprawling Facial Recognition System Now Has More Than 15,000

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2021.06.08

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security Trojan Shield: How the FBI Secretly Ran a Phone Network for Criminals (VICE, Jun 07 2021) New court records detail how the FBI turned encrypted phone company ‘Anom’ into a honeypot for organized crime. Hacker’s

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2021.06.07

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense This is not a drill: VMware vuln with 9.8 severity rating is under attack (Ars Technica, Jun 04 2021) Code execution flaw in vCenter is exploited to install web shell on unpatched machines. How to Protect

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2021.06.04

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. New Age Network Detection: Introduction (Securosis Blog, May 25 2021) Like the rest of the technology stack, the enterprise network is undergoing a huge transition. With data stores increasingly in the cloud and connectivity to SaaS providers

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2021.06.04

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy Mandiant to Re-Emerge After $1.2 Billion FireEye Sale (Infosecurity Magazine, Jun 03 2021) The deal will see STG acquire FireEye’s network, email, endpoint and cloud security products Meat Is Latest Cyber Victim as Hackers Hit Top