Cyber Security

TWINN Security News February 8, 2021
by Niles Nerd

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to:

Ziggy ransomware shuts down and releases victims’ decryption keys. Way to start Monday with some good news. These ransomware authors are afraid their crime will catch up with them so they’ve apologized publicly and released the keys.

Hackers post detailed patient medical records from two hospitals to the dark web. This is nothing less than infuriating, but if it isn’t a wakeup call to prevention of exfiltration, I’m not sure what is.

Security firm Stormshield discloses data breach, theft of source code. The targeting by cyber criminals is becoming ever more sophisticated.

ASIC reports server breached via Accellion vulnerability. Another supply chain attack, in line with the trend that makes us more vulnerable than ever.

U.S. technology company Clearview AI violated Canadian privacy law: report. Ending today’s TWINN with another good news item… especially when a well-designed privacy law actually protects the average citizen.

Did you know? 

Here’s a Doorbell Camera You Don’t Have to Feel Guilty About. A breath of fresh air vs the security and privacy disaster that has been the Ring video doorbell.

For a video version of this, check out https://youtu.be/dSjPq9qsrhg 

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