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Security News: October 3, 2019

Paul's Stories

  1. American Express Insider Breaches Cardholder Information
  2. Turkey fines Facebook $282,000 over privacy breach
  3. FBI: Don't pay ransomware demands, stop encouraging cybercriminals
  4. WhatsApp Flaw Opens Android Devices to Remote Code Execution Attacks
  5. Measuring the Security of IoT Devices - Schneier on Security
  6. Good cybersecurity comes from focusing on the right things, but what are they? - Help Net Security
  7. Skylight Cyber | All Your Cloud Are Belong To Us (CVE-2019-12491)
  8. MITRE ATT&CK: Clipboard data
  9. 10 Cybersecurity Myths That Criminals Love
  10. Top 5 New Open Source Security Vulnerabilities in September 2019
  11. The Secret to CISO Success? Do This One Thing Extremely Well - Accellion

Larry's Stories

  1. A malware strain dubbed Masad Stealer is using the Telegram messaging app to steal cryptocurrency by accessing browser passwords and clipboard information, security researchers learned.
  2. Security researchers detected a previously undocumented botnet named Gucci, which is capable of launching multiple types of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against targeted organizations.
  3. A former Yahoo software engineer has pleaded guilty to hacking 6,000 user accounts in a hunt for sexual images. Following an FBI investigation, Reyes Daniel Ruiz, 34, also admitted to hacking the iCloud, Facebook, Dropbox and Gmail accounts of his victims, primarily young female colleagues and friends.
  4. Web-conferencing users who don't assign passwords could be having online meetings with more people than they think, according to new research.

Lee's Stories

  1. Unfixable Jailbreak Exploit released iPhone X and prior vulnerable to exploit, physical access required. Fixed in iPhone 11.
  2. Doordash third-party breach hits 4.9M users Third party security is critical.
  3. "Bulletproof" Dark Web data center seized by German Police While the takedown is significant, services will likely move to alternate hosting sites.
  4. Ex-Yahoo Engineer Hacked accounts seeking Porn Ex-Yahoo Engineer cracked passwords, seeking credentials to access other services, porn, gaming, iTunes, etc.
  5. Microsoft blocks 38 more attachment types in Email These can be enabled by Exchange Admin. Include Python, PowerShell, Java and Certificate file typical extensions.
  6. O.MG Lightning Cable hits Prime Time The O.MG cable is hitting the shelves at Hak5 for $49.


[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"]Matt Alderman Matt Alderman - CEO[/caption] [caption id="attachment_210" align="alignleft" width="120"]Paul Asadoorian Paul Asadoorian - Founder & CTO[/caption]



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