Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.  250th edition

It is nearly five years since I started curating this weekly Saturday cybersecurity news round-up.  I hope you are finding this column useful.


“Change Password”

[2022.03.17] Oops: – Instead of telling you when it’s safe to cross the street, the walk signs in Crystal City, VA are just repeating ‘CHANGE PASSWORD.’ Something’s gone terribly ...

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Weekend Update

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


Chinese APT Scarab Targets Ukraine

A report on Chinese nation-state cyber operations targeting Ukraine in support of the Russian invasion.

  • Ukraine CERT (CERT-UA) has released new details on UAC-0026, which SentinelLabs confirms is associated with the suspected Chinese threat actor known as Scarab.

This detailed report includes TTPs and IOCs of this operation,


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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

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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Guest Post – Think before choosing a security surveillance solution for your business

Enterprises across the globe are subjected to different levels of vulnerabilities, majorly impacted by the products or services they deal in. Some major threats that most if not just high-end businesses face are that of theft, burglary and vandalism. These acts of criminal activities can lead a business down a deep hole of enormous debts and once the ...

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Weekend Update

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


Microsoft: SolarWinds Attack Took More Than 1,000 Engineers to Create

You may have missed this extremely interesting bit of data that ZDNet just published. “Microsoft reckons that the huge attack on security vendors and more took the combined power of at least 1,000 engineers to create.

“The months-long hacking campaign that affected US government agencies and cybersecurity vendors ...

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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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