WannaCry, FBI Arrests Researcher, and Smart Guns – Paul’s Security Weekly #524

WannaCry's killswitch domain registrant is arrested, making infosec more inclusive, hacking 113-year-old subway signs, security standards for smart devices, and more security news!

Paul's Stories

  1. Making Infosec Meetings More Inclusive
  2. How Engineers Hacked 113 Year Old Subway System Signs
  3. Chromes built-in adblocker arrives for early adopters
  4. Researchers display CAN do skill in vehicle DoS
  5. An Insight into Security Static Analysis Tools
  6. WannaCry Hero Arrested, One of Two Charged with Distribution of Kronos Malware
  7. New IoT Bill Proposes Security Standards for Smart Devices
  8. Hackers Behind WannaCry Ransomware Withdraw $143,000 From Bitcoin Wallets
  9. FBI Arrests Researcher Who Found 'Kill-Switch' to Stop Wannacry Ransomware
  10. FCC has no documentation of DDoS attack that hit net neutrality comments
  11. Google Tracks Ransomware Payments at Scale With Machine Learning

Larry's Stories

  1. Sonic attacks against GPS/gimbal, etc
  2. Pre-pwned android phones for sale on Amazon - There is a time to buy name brand stuff folks...
  3. Billboard hax - We drink because you don't change your default passwords.
  4. IoT security analysis tool- Um, I am confused....
  5. Malwarebyteblog arrested at DEF CON - yeah the guy that "stopped" wanna cry by registering the killswitch domain...
    1. BREAKING NEWS He's tied to the Kronos Banking trojan.
    2. MOAR BREAKING NEWS: The funds from the WannaCry malware are being transferred out of the assigned wallets.
  6. Updates to killlerbee and Wireshark for more functionality to include WirelessHART
  7. Hacking a smart gun with high tech and low tech attacks - This one is damned neat one WiFi based attack, the other magnets. The vendor response is also priceless.

Joff's Stories

  1. Microsoft Expands Bug Bounty Program
  2. Endpoint Monitoring on a Shoestring Budget
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