This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 83

Posted on 31 Oct 2018.

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. This week: new EMVco SRC, touch screen payments for the blind, Cathay Pacific, BA update, Obamacare, and more adult site breaches, Facebook fined, Yahoo payouts, secure DNS controversy, NIST, IoT privacy and surveillance, another Windows file bug, a near miss, and gullible thieves.

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