Weekend Update

Weekend Update

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


Nuclear Ransomware 3.0: It Is About To Get Much Worse

As an intro to the quintuple-extortion article just below, we asked Roger Grimes to give us his (scary) perspective.

“If you think ransomware is bad, it is about to get much, much worse. What will ransomware gangs do? Just everything. I have been writing about computer security for ...

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Weekend Update

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


China’s New Data Policy and What It Means

China enacted the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) on August 21, 2021 as part of that country’s growing scrutiny of its high tech sector. This law goes into effect on November 1, 2021 and will impose a new set of obligations for data security, especially when combined China’s Data Protection Law. ...

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Weekend Update

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


LANtenna hack spies on your data from across the room!

Are your network cables acting as undercover wireless transmitters? What can you do if they are?


A few posts from Bruce Schneier


FBI Had the REvil Decryption Key

[2021.09.22] The Washington Post reports that the FBI had a decryption ...

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Weekend Update

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


NSA Releases Guidance on Avoiding the Dangers of Wildcard TLS Certificates and ALPACA Techniques

Original release date: October 8, 2021

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a Cybersecurity Information (CSI) sheet with guidance to help secure the Department of Defense, National Security Systems, and Defense Industrial Base organizations from poorly implemented wildcard Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates ...

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Weekend Update

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


Top 5 tips for using password managers

Password managers are a good way to keep your passwords unique, strong and safe. Tom Merritt gives us five tips on how to use them correctly


CISA and NSA Release Guidance on Selecting and Hardening VPNs

Original release date: September 28, 2021

The National Security Agency (NSA) and CISA ...

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Weekend Update

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


Why open source software supply chain management is worse than you think

A Sonatype survey also found a 650% year-over-year increase in supply chain attacks aimed at upstream public repositories.


VMware patch bulletin warns: “This needs your immediate attention.”

“It is a matter of time before working exploits are available,” warns VMware.


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