This Week's [in]Security - Issue 191

Posted on 29 Nov 2020.

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. New breaches. New Ransomware. Testing CFAA. 5G. NIST. Encryption. Windows Kerberos. Facebook Messenger. Drupal. Fortinet. Tesla. Partitioning Oracles. Trends. Notifications gone bad. Spotify Stuffed. Fake FBI. Mobile Iron. Minecraft. Nation States. Arrests. Election Security. Health, Safety & Environment. Covid-19: Spread, Curves, Spikes, Waves, & reinfections. 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.