March 23, 2020
Niles Nerd

WTH Security News March 23, 2020

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

Shadowserver, a critical internet safeguard, is running out of time and money. The work they do in conjunction with network operators, security researchers, law enforcement, and technology vendors is a mainstay of internet security work today.

Google’s Advanced Protection program for high-risk users now includes malware protection. Protection cannot be circumvented [easily] to limit 3rd party app installs.

Huntress Labs’ Kyle Hanslovan on how his team tricked a hacker into being arrested. If you know of any blackhats, let them know the future is brighter in fighting crime.

Security Breach Disrupts Fintech Firm Finastra. Stakes just keep getting higher.

Critical bugs in dozens of Zyxel and Lilin IoT models under active exploit. All the more reason for CIS20 foundational controls, especially #9.

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