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WTH Security News November 23, 2020

WTH Security News November 23, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: How the U.S. Military Buys Location Data from Ordinary Apps. The trouble with free apps. The app makers must make revenue somewhere and selling data is lucrative. Windows 10: Microsoft...

WTH Security News November 16, 2020

WTH Security News November 16, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Ticketmaster fined £1.25m over payment data breach. Ticketmaster had a breach in 2018 via a third-party chat bot on its site that exposed the credit card details of tens of thousands of...

WTH Security News November 9, 2020

WTH Security News November 9, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Apple patches iOS against 3 actively exploited 0-days found by Google. Probably the most important/urgent upgrade ever. Don’t wait for 14.2 upgrade, do it now. U.S. Feds Seized Nearly $1...

WTH Security News November 2, 2020

WTH Security News November 2, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Cops Turn to Canadian Phone-Tracking Firm After Infamous 'Stingrays' Become 'Obsolete'. An interesting attribute of 5G is that legacy stingrays are no longer effective. European ransomware...

WTH Security News October 26, 2020

WTH Security News October 26, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Trickbot—the for-hire botnet Microsoft attacked—is scrambling to stay alive. Good-ish news for once on this persistent tool so common in ransomware targets. They have a new functional...

WTH Security News October 19, 2020

WTH Security News October 19, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: This new malware uses remote overlay attacks to hijack your bank account. In case it isn’t obvious, both the Remote Access Trojan and the malicious software installation is prevented 100%...

WTH Security News October 12, 2020

WTH Security News October 12, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Attacks Aimed at Disrupting the Trickbot Botnet. It is worth noting, that DTTS (Don’t Talk To Strangers) *never* allows any Trickbot-infected computer to reach the authors’ controllers. IRS...

WTH Security News October 5, 2020

WTH Security News October 5, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Microsoft's Azure AD authentication outage: What went wrong. It's been a rough week for Microsoft users who have first- and third-party apps that rely on Azure Active Directory for...

WTH Security News September 28, 2020

WTH Security News September 28, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: One of this year’s most severe Windows bugs is now under active exploit. For the third week in a row, this makes it to our top 5. That’s how bad ZeroLogon is. Remember, in seconds, an...

WTH Security News September 21, 2020

WTH Security News September 21, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: ZOOM finally supports 2FA natively. Many of us have been using Single Sing-on by using Google logins and MFA-protecting such accounts, but now zoom.us offers it natively on their own...

WTH Security News September 14, 2020

WTH Security News September 14, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Zerologon attack lets hackers take over enterprise networks. Or smaller networks. Or any Active Directory that isn’t patched. If an environment carries the risk of a potential implant...

WTH Security News September 7, 2020

WTH Security News September 7, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Facebook complains, Apple responds: iOS 14’s big privacy change gets postponed. The company says the change is still coming, but it hasn’t said when. Gives developers time to adjust to...