WTH Security News January 25, 2021

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Phishing email attacks targeting remote workers on the rise. This isn’t really a surprise since that’s where security is weakest. Malwarebytes hit by hackers implicated in SolarWinds breach. Their own reporting, but originally disclosed in a tweet by @mkleczynski. SonicWall’s internal network hacked…

WTH Security News January 18, 2021

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Children’s Screen Time Has Soared in the Pandemic, Alarming Parents and Researchers. Strict parents have it difficult now, lenient parents, well, read the research… Larger CyberBunker investigation yields shutdown of DarkMarket. Reminds us of previous large dark web markets a la Silk…

WTH Security News December 28, 2020

Last one this year… enjoy! Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: SOLARWINDS HACK INFECTED CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE, INCLUDING POWER INDUSTRY. At least 15 critical infrastructure firms in the electric, oil, and manufacturing industries were running the backdoored SolarWinds Orion software (per @kimzetter). Suspected Russian hackers used Microsoft vendors to…

WTH Security News November 23, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: How the U.S. Military Buys Location Data from Ordinary Apps. The trouble with free apps. The app makers must make revenue somewhere and selling data is lucrative. Windows 10: Microsoft reveals Pluton security chip – ‘Expect Patch Tuesday-type updates’. Microsoft promises Pluton…