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TWINN Security News August 16
by Niles Nerd

Welcome to this week in NerdNews (TWINN). Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to:

You’re doing IoT RNG (wrong). When a basic building block of security (RNG) is insecure, the house of cards is weaker than we thought.

INFRA:HALT’s 14 new vulnerabilities in common IoT network stack, making many IoT devices vulnerable to easy attacks.

Locked out: The growing risk of ransomware hackers has governments, insurers and cybersecurity experts scrambling. A great piece outlining a Canadian-centric viewpoint of businesses and their risk to ransomware.

Reverse-Engineering a New Generation of Mac Malware. Interview with Patrick Wardle who presents “Armd and Dangerous”, on malware on macs.

Hackers siphon $600 million in digital tokens, crypto network says. Poly Network breach would be among biggest heists to target cryptocurrency industry. Keep your wallet offline and backed up.

Did you know? 

A hacker shares his biggest fears. Not movie style, but realistic threats.

For a video version of this see: https://youtu.be/JDtdQO2SckI

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