IOT, Email security, Social engineering

Security News: January 9, 2020 – PSW #634

January 10, 2020



In the security news, Car hacking hits the streets, 4 Ring employees fired for spying on customers, MITRE presents ATT&CK for ICS, and Las Vegas suffers cyberattack on the first day of CES!

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Security News: January 9, 2020

Paul's Stories

  1. Backdoored Phishing Kits are still popular
  2. Left of boom: Do we actually do this?
  3. InfoSec Handlers Diary Blog
  4. Mailbox Master Keys - Schneier on Security
  5. Microsoft report: around 0.08% of RDP brute-force attacks are successful
  6. Car Hacking Hits the Streets - Dark Reading
  7. Google Security Update Fixes Critical RCE Flaw
  8. That Pulse Secure VPN you're using to protect your data? Better get it patched or it's going to be ransomware time
  9. Open Source FirmwareWhy Should We Support It?
  10. What if everyone just said 'Nah' to tracking?
  11. The Art of Cloud War for Business-Critical Data
  12. MITRE presents ATT&CK for ICS, a knowledge base for ICS
  13. Getting Serious About Open Source Security
  14. Las Vegas Suffers Cyberattack on First Day of CES
  15. California's IoT cybersecurity bill: What it gets right and wrong - Help Net Security
  16. Browser zero day: Update your Firefox right now!
  17. North Korean Hackers Continue to Target Cryptocurrency Exchanges | SecurityWeek.Com
  18. 4 Ring Employees Fired For Spying on Customers
  19. Experts warn of ongoing scans for Citrix servers affected by CVE-2019-19781
  20. Tapplock introduces new enterprise fingerprint scanning padlock accessories - Help Net Security
  21. Security Ladders

Larry's Stories

  1. MITRE Attack framework for ICS. How timely, given the political state of affairs...
  2. Jamming Chamberlain MyQ garage doors

Jeff's Stories

  1. Travelex crippling hack hints at new combined ransomware/data breach attacks
  2. Credit card breach affects 60 national restaurant chains – here's what you need to know
  3. Search engine for Japanese sex hotels announces security breach
  4. Would You Hire Someone to Hack Into Your Company? These CEOs Did--and They Think You Should, Too
  5. so the question is, is network recon a cyber attack or not?

Lee's Stories

  1. CISA Bulletin AA20-006A: Potential for Iranian Cyber Response to U.S. Military Strike in Baghdad Guidance on preventative actions and Iranian threat profile/cyber activity.
  2. You Should Never Print your boarding pass, here's why Boarding passes contain extra informtion which should be protected.
  3. Half the global 815 Million Smart Speakers put user's privacy at risk
  4. Shitcoin Wallet Chrome Extension Steals Crypto-Wallet Private Keys and Passwords The extension has been pulled from Chrome store. Remove from browsers where installed. Crypto wallet security only as good as weakest link.
  5. Facebook moves to detect and remove deep-fake videos Intent to find artificially created AV content, questions of false positives remain.
  6. PGP keys, software security, and more threatened by new SHA1 Exploit New "collision" attack reinforcing SHA1 is dead. SHA1 still default in many places, such as GNUPG and GitHub for generating signatures.
  7. Las Vegas hacked: Sin City Hit Attack, suspected ransomware, hits city of Las Vegas. Normally survives about 300,000 attempts/month. Question: how are your recovery/rebuild capabilities and have you tested them (IRL, not tabletop?)


[caption id="attachment_210" align="alignleft" width="120"]Jeff Man Jeff Man - Sr. InfoSec Consultant[/caption] [caption id="attachment_210" align="alignleft" width="120"]Larry Pesce Larry Pesce - Senior Managing Consultant and Director of Research[/caption] [caption id="attachment_210" align="alignleft" width="120"]Lee Neely Lee Neely - Senior Cyber Analyst[/caption] [caption id="attachment_210" align="alignleft" width="120"]Paul Asadoorian Paul Asadoorian - Founder & CTO[/caption]



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