Today’s Weekend Update is our 100th edition
Somehow we have published 100 of these Saturday cybersecurity news roundups. Hope you have enjoyed them, and maybe learned a thing or two. Leave a comment and the first 10 commentators will receive some WyzGuys swag.
A really scary article about what went wrong with the Boeing 737-MAX that caused the death of 346 people in two crashes. You may never want to fly this bird after reading the article.
Bruce Schneier discusses methods to counteract and disrupt the current interference of Russian “Active Measures” in the western election cycle. “…it’s time to conceptualize the “information operations kill chain.” Information attacks against democracies, whether they’re attempts to polarize political processes or to increase mistrust in social institutions, also involve a series of steps. And enumerating those steps will clarify possibilities for defense.”
And a related article: Defending Democracies Against Information Attacks
Australia’s controversial anti-encryption laws came under independent scrutiny this week as tech leaders criticized the proposed rules. See our previous article, Stupid Politicians – Australia Edition
NIST thinks it has reached an important milestone in complex software testing with something called Combinatorial Coverage Measurement (CCM).
It’s one of the first location data privacy cases to grapple with the warrant and surveillance implications of the Carpenter decision.
Shocking! When you steal videos, the criminals running the platform steal your credit card info! Researchers have found that hackers are exploiting vulnerable piracy streaming devices to steal credit card data or rope them into botnets.