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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Weekend Update

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


Apple critical patches fix in-the-wild iPhone exploits – update now!

Apple says. “Additional details available soon”, which you can translate as “this one took us by surprise”. So patch now!


Bruce Schneier sends out a summary of his monthly post in an email called Crypto-Gram.  Most of these articles are from his blog.


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Weekend Update

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


SolarWinds Story

When the story is big enough to make the mainstream news, I really don.t need to include it here, but here are some links to other articles about SolarWinds.

AA20-352A: Advanced Persistent Threat Compromise of Government Agencies, Critical Infrastructure, and Private Sector Organizations

‘Grave Impact’: Pervasive SolarWinds Hack Imperils U.S. Federal Agencies

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Weekend Update

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


Online Holiday Shopping Scams

Original release date: November 24, 2020

With more commerce occurring online this year, and with the holiday season upon us, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reminds shoppers to remain vigilant. Be especially cautious of fraudulent sites spoofing reputable businesses, unsolicited emails purporting to be from charities, and unencrypted financial transactions.

CISA encourages ...

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Weekend Update

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


CISA Releases Telework Essentials Toolkit

Original release date: September 30, 2020

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released the Telework Essentials Toolkit, a comprehensive resource of telework best practices. The Toolkit provides three personalized modules for executive leaders, IT professionals, and teleworkers. Each module outlines distinctive security considerations appropriate for their ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day:  Google Search Fails Again

Chef’s Special:  Sophos Phishing Top Ten

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, or from clients, or reliable sources on the Internet.

I would be delighted to accept suspicious phishing examples from you.  Please forward your email to phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to provide ...

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Weekend Update

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


Happy Independence Day

This is the day we celebrate our liberation from the King of England and the British Empire.  The United States was founded through civil disobedience and even warfare against a government that some considered oppressive and unfair.  Consider this: if the British crown had won, the “founding fathers” would have been considered terrorists, and hanged.  Your terrorists ...

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