WTH Security News August 31, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: U.S. indicts Russian for attempted ransomware attack on Tesla factory. Instead of accepting a million dollar bribe for using employee access to assist in the attack, the employee reported it to the FBI. Chinese-Made Smartphones Are Secretly Stealing Money From People Around…

WTH Security News August 17, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: The Secret SIMs Used By Criminals to Spoof Any Number. A must-read. However, it isn’t that difficult to spoof a number right from your mobile without a special SIM card. A cursory search finds us Spoofcard, Spooftel, Spoofbox, Spoof my Phone, all of which have free…

WTH Security News August 10, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Snapdragon chip flaws put >1 billion Android phones at risk of data theft. You can’t make this stuff up. Canon confirms ransomware attack in internal memo. Canon has suffered a ransomware attack that impacts numerous services, including Canon’s email, Microsoft Teams, USA…

WTH Security News July 27, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: SIGRed is a 15-year-old Windows DNS Server vulnerability. When exploited, this is wormable. The last major wormable exploit brought us Wannacry, so this one is worth taking seriously with patching and mitigations. Kevin Beaumont wrote a nice blog titled Detecting DNS CVE-2020–1350 exploitation attempts…