Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Central bank digital currencies: The fiat future of cryptocurrency?

CBDCs are here, and coming on stronger than ever. Their impact on the world is still unknown, but they could transform finance for good.


Plundered bitcoins recovered by FBI – all 3,879-and-one-sixth of them!

Phew! An audacious crime… that didn’t work out.  But $189 million recovered.


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Weekend Update

Happy New Year!!

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Serious Security: OpenSSL fixes “error conflation” bugs – how mixing up mistakes can lead to trouble

Have you ever seen the message “An error occurred”? Even worse, the message “This error cannot occur”? Facts matter!


Security and Your Phone:  What the Risks Are and How to Stay Safe

A great article and infographic ...

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Weekend Update

Merry Christmas!!

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Office 2021 Provides On-Premises Productivity Apps

Microsoft has released a new version of its on-premises productivity suite for those customers who are not interested in using cloud-based productivity apps. Find out what [more…]

The post Office 2021 Provides On-Premises Productivity Apps appeared first on CHIPS


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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Bruce Schneier Edition


Excellent Write-up of the SolarWinds Security Breach

[2021.08.30] Robert Chesney wrote up the Solar Winds story as a case study, and it’s a really good summary.

This one is a must read.


Surveillance of the Internet Backbone

[2021.08.25] Vice has an article about how ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


New online service will hack printers to spew out spam

This attack is happening to  one of my clients.

After a Twitter user hacked over 50,000 printers last week to promote PewDiePie’s YouTube channel as part of a guerilla marketing campaign, a new service has spawned over the weekend advertising the same type of functionality, but for ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Yes, There Really Is A Windows 11

Microsoft announces Windows 11, with a new design, Start menu, and more. A new version of Windows is officially on the way.


Urgent Alert –  WD My Book Live users wake up to find their data deleted

Storage-device maker advises customers to unplug My Book Lives ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Some good news for a change.

3 Native American tribes use Nokia tech to bring 4G and 5G to remote towns in four states

Tribes in Oklahoma, North and South Dakota, and California will use hardware originally designed for private 5G networks.


FBI-DHS-CISA Joint Advisory on Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Cyber Operations

Original release date: April ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.

Many of today’s posts are from Bruce Schneier.


Serious Security: Mac “XcodeSpy” backdoor takes aim at Xcode devs

Just one tiny line of script in your Xcode project – and you’ve been pwned!

The hacked version of Xcode would add malware into iOS apps when they were compiled on an infected system, without infecting the source code of the ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Much of this content is from Bruce Schneier


Cell Phone Location Privacy

We all know that our cell phones constantly give our location away to our mobile network operators; that’s how they work. A group of researchers has figured out a way to fix that. “Pretty Good Phone Privacy” (PGPP) protects both user identity ...

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