Security News #91: Happy New Year

with @djhardb, @infosecirvin, @KaitlynGuru, and @sambowne, plus @mqaissaunee !

Jan 1, 2021

A discussion with Elizabeth Biddlecome, Sam Bowne, Kaitlyn Handelman, and Irvin Lemus

Plus Mike Qaissaunee!

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

Microsoft says hackers viewed its source code

FBI Warns About Hackers Compromising Smart Devices For Swatting

Ticketmaster fined $10 million for breaking into rival’s systems

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

Vulnerable Kext: "Vulnerable by Design" kext for iOS/macOS to play/learn with *OS kernel exploitation

FCC orders phone companies to help trace illegal robocallers

Adobe Flash Player EOL General Information Page

Mike Qaissaunee @mqaissaunee

TinyCheck: Open source privacy project turns your Raspberry Pi into a stalkerware detection unit

Lawsuit Claims Flawed Facial Recognition Led to Man’s Wrongful Arrest

Multi-platform skimmer hits Shopify, Bigcommerce and others

A Security Flaw could Lead to Cross-layer and DNS Poisoning Attacks

Sam Bowne @sambowne

Peekaboo we see GRU--Detecting Abnormal DNS Resolutions

America’s Vaccine Rollout Is Already a Disaster
Vaccination is going slowly because nobody is in charge

This is not CGI: Robots Dancing

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

Protestors use facial recognition to ID cops with hidden badges

New worm turns Windows, Linux servers into Monero miners

ExamSoft Flags One-Third of California Bar Exam Test Takers for Cheating