IT Security Weekend Catch Up – February 1, 2020

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For the less technical

  1. Leaked documents expose the secretive market for your web browsing data
  2. A message from Avast CEO Ondrej Vlcek
  3. Tinder’s new panic button is sharing your data with ad-tech companies
  4. Have a search warrant for data? Google wants you to pay
  5. Vulnerability Reward Program: 2019 year in review
  6. Windows 7 ‘nearly ubiquitous’ at large companies despite end of support, study finds
  7. Life after Windows 7: These antivirus software packages offer protection after the end of support
  8. Watch out for Coronavirus phishing scams
  9. Wawa’s massive card breach: 30 million customers’ details for sale online
  10. Senior adviser to the operator of the “Silk Road” website pleads guilty
  11. Ransomware bitcoin wallet frozen by UK court to recover ransom
  12. First MageCart hackers caught, infected hundreds of web stores
  13. The cyber attack the UN tried to keep under wraps
  14. Hackers acting in Turkey’s interests believed to be behind recent cyberattacks

For the more technical

  1. BlueGate + Scanner for CVE-2020-0609 & CVE-2020-0610
  2. Remote Code Execution (RCE) exploit for the Windows RD Gateway
  3. Trend Micro antivirus zero-day used in Mitsubishi Electric hack
  4. CacheOut – leaking data on Intel CPUs via cache evictions
  5. Intel is patching the patch for the patch for its ‘Zombieload’ flaw
  6. Pwn2Own Miami 2020 – schedule and live results
  7. Cisco Webex bug allowed anyone to join a password-protected meeting
  8. Zoom-Zoom: We are watching you
  9. OK Google: bypass the authentication!
  10. Does Your Domain Have a Registry Lock?
  11. Say hello to OpenSK: a fully open-source security key implementation
  12. SecAlerts – keep track of vulnerabilities in your software stack
  13. Ring doorbell app packed with third-party trackers
  14. Tracking REvil
  15. DOD contractor suffers ransomware infection
  16. Nice try: 501 (ransomware) not implemented
  17. Darknet market activity higher than ever in 2019 despite closures
  18. Travel frauds in the Darknet
  19. Competitions on Russian-language cybercriminal forums: Sharing expertise or threat actor showboating?
  20. State of cybersecurity at top 100 global airports

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