This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 87

Posted on 26 Nov 2018.

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. This week: Uses for cash in cashless society. Breaches at USPS, Adapt, Amazon, Vision Direct, Instagram, FIESP, and Knuddles. Legal cannabis risks.  IoT creepiness ratings.  Free book. More Facebook. MFA. Broadband router security standards. Mainframes. Outed hackers. Snowden's legacy. Voting machines. Law firms. Deep fryer [un]safety. Linguistic lie detectors.

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