IT Security Weekend Catch Up – January 4, 2020 of missing important security news during the week? We’re here to help! Every week we put together a curated list of all important security news in one place, for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!

For the less technical

  1. Ransomware hits Maastricht University, all systems taken down
  2. Hackers hit Norsk Hydro with ransomware. The company responded with transparency
  3. LifeLabs paid hackers to recover stolen medical data of 15 million Canadians
  4. Wyze data leak may have exposed personal data of millions of users
  5. ‘Shattered’: Inside the secret battle to save America’s undercover spies in the digital age
  6. Why is Russia’s spy ship near American waters?
  7. Russia successfully disconnected from the internet
  8. Meet the guy behind the Libgen torrent seeding movement

For the more technical

  1. [VIDEO] APIdays 2019: How I hacked 30 mobile banking apps & the future of API Security
  2. Exploiting Wi-Fi stack on Tesla Model S
  3. Decrypting config.bin files for TP-Link WR841N, WA855RE, and probably more…
  4. D-Link DIR-859 —Unauthenticated RCE (CVE-2019–17621)
  5. WordPress DoS: Rediscovering an unpatched 0-day
  6. Chrome extension caught stealing crypto-wallet private keys
  7. RDP abuse and Swiss army knife tool used to pillage, encrypt and manipulate data
  8. Multi-stage downloader Trojan sLoad abuses BITS almost exclusively for malicious activities
  9. Introducing Bioload: FIN7 BoostWrite’s lost twin
  10. Turkish tricks with worms, RATs… and a freelancer
  11. Obfuscation tools found in the Capesand Exploit Kit possibly used in “KurdishCoder” campaign
  12. Microsoft takes court action against fourth nation-state cybercrime group
  13. Incident response lessons from recent Maze ransomware attacks
  14. FBI warns of Maze ransomware focusing on U.S. companies
  15. African mobile Internet users exposed in huge data leak
  16. When ꓘamerka meets healthcare — Research on exposed medical devices
  17. Better password protections in Chrome – How it work
  18. Extracting Skype histories and deleted files metadata from Microsoft Account
  19. New low cost traffic analysis attacks and mitigations
  20. Introducing BusKill: A kill cord for your laptop

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