This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 80

09 Oct 2018.

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security - Facebook breach fallout and other troubles,  rethinking privacy, PIN on COTS (SPoC) gets closer as SCRP devices begin to certify, border security, free trade, more firmware bugs and back-doors including Chinese supply chain attack.

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

Breaches / Leaks

Laws & Regulations / Standards


Bugs / Design Flaws / Vulnerabilities / Defense

Hacking / Malware / Cybercrime / Offense

Other Security / Risk

Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side