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Security News: January 9, 2020
- Backdoored Phishing Kits are still popular
- Left of boom: Do we actually do this?
- InfoSec Handlers Diary Blog
- Mailbox Master Keys – Schneier on Security
- Microsoft report: around 0.08% of RDP brute-force attacks are successful
- Car Hacking Hits the Streets – Dark Reading
- Google Security Update Fixes Critical RCE Flaw
- That Pulse Secure VPN you’re using to protect your data? Better get it patched or it’s going to be ransomware time
- Open Source FirmwareWhy Should We Support It?
- What if everyone just said ‘Nah’ to tracking?
- The Art of Cloud War for Business-Critical Data
- MITRE presents ATT&CK for ICS, a knowledge base for ICS
- Getting Serious About Open Source Security
- Las Vegas Suffers Cyberattack on First Day of CES
- California’s IoT cybersecurity bill: What it gets right and wrong – Help Net Security
- Browser zero day: Update your Firefox right now!
- North Korean Hackers Continue to Target Cryptocurrency Exchanges | SecurityWeek.Com
- 4 Ring Employees Fired For Spying on Customers
- Experts warn of ongoing scans for Citrix servers affected by CVE-2019-19781
- Tapplock introduces new enterprise fingerprint scanning padlock accessories – Help Net Security
- Security Ladders
- MITRE Attack framework for ICS. How timely, given the political state of affairs…
- Jamming Chamberlain MyQ garage doors
- Travelex crippling hack hints at new combined ransomware/data breach attacks
- Credit card breach affects 60 national restaurant chains – here’s what you need to know
- Search engine for Japanese sex hotels announces security breach
- Would You Hire Someone to Hack Into Your Company? These CEOs Did–and They Think You Should, Too
- https://www.texastribune.org/2020/01/07/greg-abbott-warns-texas-seeing-thousands-cyber-attacks-iran/ so the question is, is network recon a cyber attack or not?
- CISA Bulletin AA20-006A: Potential for Iranian Cyber Response to U.S. Military Strike in Baghdad Guidance on preventative actions and Iranian threat profile/cyber activity.
- You Should Never Print your boarding pass, here’s why Boarding passes contain extra informtion which should be protected.
- Half the global 815 Million Smart Speakers put user’s privacy at risk
- Shitcoin Wallet Chrome Extension Steals Crypto-Wallet Private Keys and Passwords The extension has been pulled from Chrome store. Remove from browsers where installed. Crypto wallet security only as good as weakest link.
- Facebook moves to detect and remove deep-fake videos Intent to find artificially created AV content, questions of false positives remain.
- PGP keys, software security, and more threatened by new SHA1 Exploit New “collision” attack reinforcing SHA1 is dead. SHA1 still default in many places, such as GNUPG and GitHub for generating signatures.
- Las Vegas hacked: Sin City Hit Attack, suspected ransomware, hits city of Las Vegas. Normally survives about 300,000 attempts/month. Question: how are your recovery/rebuild capabilities and have you tested them (IRL, not tabletop?)
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