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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WTH Security News March 23, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues you should pay attention to: Shadowserver, a critical internet safeguard, is running out of time and money. The work they do in conjunction with network operators, security researchers, law enforcement, and technology vendors is a mainstay of internet security work today. Google’s Advanced Protection program for high-risk…

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WTH Security News March 16, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues you should pay attention to: Wormable SMBv3 security risk in Windows. Out-of-cycle patch released by Microsoft. Super critical to patch. Necurs Botnet gets taken down along with over 6 MILLION malicious domains! 40 Million victims to-date. Popular VPN And Ad-Blocking Apps Are Secretly Harvesting User Data. Surprise…

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WTH Security News March 2, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues you should pay attention to: Firefox now defaults to DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) in the US for new installs. Huge implications including user-unintentional security *bypass* for any security layers in companies that rely on DNS-based filtering. Sophos privatized (now completed) by Thoma Bravo. $3.8Billion acquisition. Apple uses its industry…

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