This Week's [in]Security - Issue 189

Posted on 15 Nov 2020.

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. PTSv3 Expiry. POS malware. New breaches (150M+) New Ransomware. Zoom. NIST. Elections. DNS Cache Poisoning. Intel SGX. Chrome zero-days. Wordpress. Nation States. CyberSkils. Health, Safety & Environment. 30+ Hurricanes. Covid-19: Spread, Curves, Spikes, Waves, & reinfections. Contact Tracing. Vaccine Progress. And more.

PCI Compliance and Payments

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

Breaches / Ransomware / Leaks

Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, ransomware (as potential breach), and their fallout.

Privacy

Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.

Laws, Regulations, Standards, and Public Policy

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, alerts, events.

Other Security / Risk

Articles covering other types of risks.

COVID-19 updates.

COVID related articles. We have been following coronavirus risks since https://controlgap.com/blog/this-weeks-insecurity-issue-147.

Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side

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