IT Security Weekend Catch Up – November 24, 2019

Afraid 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. A massive scandal: how Assange, his doctors, lawyers and visitors were all spied on for the U.S.
  2. Defecting Chinese spy offers information trove to Australian government
  3. Bad news: ‘Unblockable’ web trackers emerge. Good news: Firefox with uBlock Origin can stop it. Chrome, not so much
  4. Official Monero website compromised with malware that steals funds
  5. Mysterious hacker dumps database of infamous IronMarch neo-nazi forum
  6. Privacy and OSINT lessons from the IronMarch Leak
  7. Thousands of hacked Disney+ accounts are already for sale on hacking forums
  8. 110 nursing homes cut off from health records in ransomware attack
  9. The dreadful eight: GRU’s unit 29155 and the 2015 poisoning of Emilian Gebrev

For the more technical

  1. [VIDEO] Materials x33fcon Europe 2019
  2. VNC vulnerability research (PDF)
  3. Docker patched the most severe copy vulnerability to date with CVE-2019-14271
  4. Bad Binder: Android in-the-wild exploit
  5. Long-known vulnerabilities in high-profile Android applications
  6. How attackers could hijack your Android camera to spy on you
  7. This week in security: More WhatsApp, Nextcry, hover to crash, and Android permissions bypass
  8. Leashing Cerberus
  9. Mispadu: Advertisement for a discounted Unhappy Meal
  10. Fake Windows update spam leads to Cyborg ransomware and its builder
  11. Digital “Pharmacusa”: Supply-chain attacks for ransomware intrusions
  12. New NextCry ransomware encrypts data on NextCloud Linux servers
  13. A new free decryption tool for Jigsaw ransomware
  14. Trickbot updates password grabber module
  15. Web skimmer phishes credit card data via rogue payment service platform
  16. Phoenix: The tale of the resurrected keylogger
  17. Phorpiex breakdown
  18. The awaiting Roboto botnet
  19. A notorious Iranian hacking crew is targeting industrial control systems
  20. The cybercrime ecosystem: attacking blogs
  21. We tested 5 popular web hosting companies & all were easily hacked
  22. Dragon CTF 2019 – tasks explained

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