Weekly [in]Security

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PCI Compliance and Payments

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

Breaches / Leaks

Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, and their fallout.

Privacy

Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.

Laws & Regulations / Standards

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 and events.

Other Security / Risk

Articles covering other types of risks.

Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side

A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news. _______________________________________________________________ Becoming PCI Compliant can be difficult, so why not let Control Gap guide you. We are the largest dedicated PCI compliance company in Canada. Contact us today and learn more about how we can help you: Get PCI Compliant. Stay PCI Compliant. [post_title] => This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 92 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => this-weeks-insecurity-issue-92 [to_ping] => [pinged] => https://scienmag.com/bacteria-found-in-ancient-irish-soil-halts-growth-of-superbugs-new-hope-for-tackling-antibiotic-resistance/ [post_modified] => 2018-12-31 15:13:36 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-12-31 15:13:36 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://controlgap.com/?p=1940 [menu_order] => 35 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [1] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1939 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2018-12-24 14:50:48 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-12-24 14:50:48 [post_content] => Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. T'was the night before Christmas, this week: Facebook tops the naughty list again, vulnerable MPOS readers, a look back at two notable payment card breaches, more e-commerce breaches, the Drones of Gatwick, US Senate releases two reports on Russian social media interference, security and good system/software inventories, CSO & CISOs still lacking corporate visibility, possible Twitter breach, creepy gifts, fake faces move beyond the uncanny valley, video conferencing vulnerabilities, planet tipping, really really far out, and revenge with side of glitter. 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

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

Breaches / Leaks

Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, and their fallout.

Privacy

Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.

Laws & Regulations / Standards

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 and events.

Other Security / Risk

Articles covering other types of risks.

Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side

A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news. _______________________________________________________________ Becoming PCI Compliant can be difficult, so why not let Control Gap guide you. We are the largest dedicated PCI compliance company in Canada. Contact us today and learn more about how we can help you: Get PCI Compliant. Stay PCI Compliant. [post_title] => This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 91 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => this-weeks-insecurity-issue-91 [to_ping] => [pinged] => http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2018/12/no-more-settlement-demands-new-rules-for-copyright-notice-and-notice-system-receives-royal-assent/ [post_modified] => 2018-12-24 14:50:50 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-12-24 14:50:50 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://controlgap.com/?p=1939 [menu_order] => 36 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [2] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1938 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2018-12-17 05:35:06 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-12-17 05:35:06 [post_content] => Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. This week: UK has experienced 41 breaches a day, Google+ (again), Facebook photo faux-pas, a medical record dump, Equifax breach report, and follow-on for Starwood and TicketMaster.  Canadian payment study out, a massive bomb hoax, wrong thinking, cyber-security scores, another country fines Facebook, more on encryption back-doors, half of cloud db's are not encrypted, and criminals building their own guns. 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

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

Breaches / Leaks

Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, and their fallout.

Laws & Regulations / Standards

News about laws, regulations, and standards affecting security, privacy,  technology, and public interest.

Privacy

Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.

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 and events.

Other Security / Risk

Articles covering other types of risks.

Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side

A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news. _______________________________________________________________ Becoming PCI Compliant can be difficult, so why not let Control Gap guide you. We are the largest dedicated PCI compliance company in Canada. Contact us today and learn more about how we can help you: Get PCI Compliant. Stay PCI Compliant.       [post_title] => This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 90 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => this-weeks-insecurity-issue-90 [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-12-17 05:35:06 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-12-17 05:35:06 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://controlgap.com/?p=1938 [menu_order] => 37 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) ) [post_count] => 3 [current_post] => -1 [in_the_loop] => [post] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1940 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2018-12-31 15:13:29 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-12-31 15:13:29 [post_content] => From all of us at Control Gap on New Year's eve, our very best wishes for you all in 2019! Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. This week: 2018 in retrospect, 2019 predictions, dynamic security codes (dCVV2), smaller breaches, tougher Canadian privacy rules start New Year's day, new OWASP IoT Top 10, How Facebook tracks non-users, tattoos as intellectual property, hand/vein pattern biometric falls, DLP with Office-365, cyber-criminals now using BGP hacking, Twitter SMS password bypass bug, crashing Alexa, proving anything with statistics, and Annie the CPR girl. 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

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

Breaches / Leaks

Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, and their fallout.

Privacy

Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.

Laws & Regulations / Standards

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 and events.

Other Security / Risk

Articles covering other types of risks.

Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side

A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news. _______________________________________________________________ Becoming PCI Compliant can be difficult, so why not let Control Gap guide you. We are the largest dedicated PCI compliance company in Canada. Contact us today and learn more about how we can help you: Get PCI Compliant. Stay PCI Compliant. [post_title] => This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 92 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => this-weeks-insecurity-issue-92 [to_ping] => [pinged] => https://scienmag.com/bacteria-found-in-ancient-irish-soil-halts-growth-of-superbugs-new-hope-for-tackling-antibiotic-resistance/ [post_modified] => 2018-12-31 15:13:36 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-12-31 15:13:36 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://controlgap.com/?p=1940 [menu_order] => 35 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [comment_count] => 0 [current_comment] => -1 [found_posts] => 107 [max_num_pages] => 36 [max_num_comment_pages] => 0 [is_single] => [is_preview] => [is_page] => [is_archive] => 1 [is_date] => [is_year] => [is_month] => [is_day] => [is_time] => [is_author] => [is_category] => 1 [is_tag] => [is_tax] => [is_search] => [is_feed] => [is_comment_feed] => [is_trackback] => [is_home] => [is_404] => [is_embed] => [is_paged] => 1 [is_admin] => [is_attachment] => [is_singular] => [is_robots] => [is_posts_page] => [is_post_type_archive] => [query_vars_hash:WP_Query:private] => 57204405563e0a7cceba23916cace06a [query_vars_changed:WP_Query:private] => 1 [thumbnails_cached] => [stopwords:WP_Query:private] => [compat_fields:WP_Query:private] => Array ( [0] => query_vars_hash [1] => query_vars_changed ) [compat_methods:WP_Query:private] => Array ( [0] => init_query_flags [1] => parse_tax_query ) )
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PCI Compliance and Payments

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

Breaches / Leaks

Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, and their fallout.

Privacy

Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.

Laws & Regulations / Standards

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 and events.

Other Security / Risk

Articles covering other types of risks.

Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side

A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news. _______________________________________________________________ Becoming PCI Compliant can be difficult, so why not let Control Gap guide you. We are the largest dedicated PCI compliance company in Canada. Contact us today and learn more about how we can help you: Get PCI Compliant. Stay PCI Compliant. [post_title] => This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 92 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => this-weeks-insecurity-issue-92 [to_ping] => [pinged] => https://scienmag.com/bacteria-found-in-ancient-irish-soil-halts-growth-of-superbugs-new-hope-for-tackling-antibiotic-resistance/ [post_modified] => 2018-12-31 15:13:36 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-12-31 15:13:36 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://controlgap.com/?p=1940 [menu_order] => 35 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [1] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1939 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2018-12-24 14:50:48 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-12-24 14:50:48 [post_content] => Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. T'was the night before Christmas, this week: Facebook tops the naughty list again, vulnerable MPOS readers, a look back at two notable payment card breaches, more e-commerce breaches, the Drones of Gatwick, US Senate releases two reports on Russian social media interference, security and good system/software inventories, CSO & CISOs still lacking corporate visibility, possible Twitter breach, creepy gifts, fake faces move beyond the uncanny valley, video conferencing vulnerabilities, planet tipping, really really far out, and revenge with side of glitter. 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

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

Breaches / Leaks

Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, and their fallout.

Privacy

Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.

Laws & Regulations / Standards

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 and events.

Other Security / Risk

Articles covering other types of risks.

Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side

A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news. _______________________________________________________________ Becoming PCI Compliant can be difficult, so why not let Control Gap guide you. We are the largest dedicated PCI compliance company in Canada. Contact us today and learn more about how we can help you: Get PCI Compliant. Stay PCI Compliant. [post_title] => This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 91 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => this-weeks-insecurity-issue-91 [to_ping] => [pinged] => http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2018/12/no-more-settlement-demands-new-rules-for-copyright-notice-and-notice-system-receives-royal-assent/ [post_modified] => 2018-12-24 14:50:50 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-12-24 14:50:50 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://controlgap.com/?p=1939 [menu_order] => 36 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [2] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1938 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2018-12-17 05:35:06 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-12-17 05:35:06 [post_content] => Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. This week: UK has experienced 41 breaches a day, Google+ (again), Facebook photo faux-pas, a medical record dump, Equifax breach report, and follow-on for Starwood and TicketMaster.  Canadian payment study out, a massive bomb hoax, wrong thinking, cyber-security scores, another country fines Facebook, more on encryption back-doors, half of cloud db's are not encrypted, and criminals building their own guns. 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

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

Breaches / Leaks

Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, and their fallout.

Laws & Regulations / Standards

News about laws, regulations, and standards affecting security, privacy,  technology, and public interest.

Privacy

Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.

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 and events.

Other Security / Risk

Articles covering other types of risks.

Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side

A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news. _______________________________________________________________ Becoming PCI Compliant can be difficult, so why not let Control Gap guide you. We are the largest dedicated PCI compliance company in Canada. Contact us today and learn more about how we can help you: Get PCI Compliant. Stay PCI Compliant.       [post_title] => This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 90 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => this-weeks-insecurity-issue-90 [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-12-17 05:35:06 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-12-17 05:35:06 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://controlgap.com/?p=1938 [menu_order] => 37 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) ) [post_count] => 3 [current_post] => -1 [in_the_loop] => [post] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1940 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2018-12-31 15:13:29 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-12-31 15:13:29 [post_content] => From all of us at Control Gap on New Year's eve, our very best wishes for you all in 2019! Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. This week: 2018 in retrospect, 2019 predictions, dynamic security codes (dCVV2), smaller breaches, tougher Canadian privacy rules start New Year's day, new OWASP IoT Top 10, How Facebook tracks non-users, tattoos as intellectual property, hand/vein pattern biometric falls, DLP with Office-365, cyber-criminals now using BGP hacking, Twitter SMS password bypass bug, crashing Alexa, proving anything with statistics, and Annie the CPR girl. 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

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

Breaches / Leaks

Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, and their fallout.

Privacy

Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.

Laws & Regulations / Standards

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 and events.

Other Security / Risk

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Off-Topic / Science & Tech / Lighter Side

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This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 92
December 31 2018

From all of us at Control Gap on New Year’s eve, our very best wishes for you all in 2019! Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. This week: 2018 in retrospect, 2019 predictions, dynamic security codes (dCVV2), smaller breaches, tougher Canadian privacy rules start New Year’s day, new OWASP IoT Top 10, How Facebook tracks non-users,

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This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 91
December 24 2018

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. T’was the night before Christmas, this week: Facebook tops the naughty list again, vulnerable MPOS readers, a look back at two notable payment card breaches, more e-commerce breaches, the Drones of Gatwick, US Senate releases two reports on Russian social media interference, security and good system/software inventories, CSO & CISOs still

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This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 90
December 17 2018

Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. This week: UK has experienced 41 breaches a day, Google+ (again), Facebook photo faux-pas, a medical record dump, Equifax breach report, and follow-on for Starwood and TicketMaster.  Canadian payment study out, a massive bomb hoax, wrong thinking, cyber-security scores, another country fines Facebook, more on encryption back-doors, half of cloud

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