WTH Security News May 25, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: The Nigerian fraudsters ripping off the unemployment system. “Scattered Canary” group is scamming vital benefits programs amid the pandemic. Not just America. Affects Canadians as well, so we need to all be on alert, whether or not you are employed. GrayKey iPhone…

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WTH Security News May 18, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: FBI, DHS to go public with suspected North Korean hacking tools. This details activity from Hidden Cobra hackers and will benefit blue teams and defenders everywhere. Security Flaws in Adobe Acrobat Reader Allow Malicious Program to Gain Root on macOS Silently. Stick…

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WTH Security News May 11, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Zoom acquires Keybase to get end-to-end encryption expertise. Seems like a talent-acquisition/acqui-hire only by the accounts of Keybase. If so, sad for Keybase fans. Samsung patches 0-click vulnerability impacting all smartphones sold since 2014. This is significant. Anyone you love with a…

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WTH Security News May 4, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Attackers exploit 0-day code-execution flaw in the Sophos firewall. Such a critical lesson in this for *us* is to never have webadmin publicly exposed. Google Play has been spreading advanced Android malware for years. Advanced hacker group seeded market with at least…

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WTH Security News April 4, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Google offers and NSO group pitches to provide governments Coronavirus surveillance data. Privacy advocates are concerned. Android users, in particular, should be aware. This is not about whether you agree with stay-at-home or not, but how this will set the stage for our collective post-corona…

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WTH Security News March 30, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Windows code-execution zeroday is under active exploit, Microsoft warns. Note the mitigations available. Cybersecurity experts come together to fight coronavirus-related hacking. Good info published which we can use to protect clients better. HHS.gov Open Redirect Used by Coronavirus Phishing to Spread Malware.…

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