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Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.12.03

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Researchers Find Powerful Cellphone Location Surveillance SS7 (VICE, Dec 01 2020) Security researchers claim to have identified deployments of SS7 tracking technology in 25 countries, including Belgium, Denmark, Mexico, Thailand, and Australia. The deployments are

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2020.12.02

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec Half of Docker Hub Images Feature Critical Flaws (Infosecurity Magazine, Dec 02 2020) New study of four million container images reveals major risks Tesla Hacked and Stolen Again Using Key Fob (Threatpost, Nov 30 2020) Belgian

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.12.01

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security IoT Unravelled with Scott Helme (Troy Hunt, Nov 28 2020) “What. A. Week. Blog post every day, massive uptick in comments, DMs, newsletter subscribers, followers and especially, blog traffic. More than 200,000 unique visitors dropped

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.11.30

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense FBI warns of threat actors spoofing Bureau domains, email accounts (WeLiveSecurity, Nov 27 2020) The U.S. law enforcement agency shares a sampling of more than 90 spoofed FBI-related domains registered recently Latest Version of TrickBot Employs

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.11.27

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. Microsoft’s Making a Secure PC Chip—With Intel and AMD’s Help (Wired, Nov 17 2020) The Pluton security processor will give the software giant an even more prominent role in locking down Windows hardware. 2. Symantec Reports on

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.11.27

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy More on the Security of the 2020 US Election (Schneier on Security, Nov 23 2020) “Last week I signed on to two joint letters about the security of the 2020 election. The first was as one

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.11.26

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Home Depot Settles with US States Over 2014 Data Breach (Infosecurity Magazine, Nov 25 2020) ‘Fraud’ Is a Banned Word in U.S. Aid Program Overwhelmed by It (Bloomberg, Nov 20 2020) A U.S. agency facing

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.11.24

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security Security Researchers Sound Alarm on Smart Doorbells (Dark Reading, Nov 23 2020) A new analysis of 11 relatively inexpensive video doorbells uncovered high-risk vulnerabilities in all of them. Fake Minecraft mods installed on over one