This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 107

April 15 2019

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. This week: PCI in 2019, PCI card production, NIST killing of TDES, hotel breaches, Yahoo settlement, Canadian breach reporting, consent and cross-boarder data, dark design patterns, fine for cooperating with ICE, Android as 2FA, securing email, malicious zero-day disclosures, the latest phishing campaigns, Assange arrested, blocking big tech, spreadsheet risks you hadn’t thought about, quantum and AI advances, really fast multiplication, first image of a black hole, carbon sequestering tech, and more.

Now here’s this week’s selection of news, opinions, and research. Quickly skim annotated links organized by topic: compliance and payment security, breaches, regulation, bugs, privacy, hacking/malware, other security & risk, and more. We hope you enjoy and find them useful.

PCI Compliance and Payments

News and announcements relating to Payment Security, Payments, PCI, and Card Brands.

Breaches / Leaks

Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, and their fallout.

Privacy

Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.

Laws & Regulations / Standards

News about laws, regulations, and standards affecting security, privacy,  technology, and public interest.

Defense / Techniques / Solutions

Covering developments and opportunities that may help improve security.

Bugs / Design Flaws / Vulnerabilities / Research

Articles about newly discovered vulnerabilities and research.

Hacking / Malware / Cybercrime / Exploitation

News covering active trends and events.

Other Security / Risk

Articles covering other types of risks.

Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side

A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news.

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