Recent Security News

with @djhardb, @infosecirvin, @KaitlynGuru, and @sambowne

Mar 20, 2020

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

Sam Bowne @sambowne

Israeli cellphone surveillance program locates people who may have come in contact with the coronavirus
Surveillance Company Says It's Deploying 'Coronavirus-Detecting' Cameras in US
US Health Weather Map

Calling All People Who Sew And Make: You Can Help Solve 2020 N95-Type Mask Shortage
CDC is calling for homemade masks


Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

Dozens charged in Atlanta-based money laundering operation that funneled $30 million in proceeds from computer fraud schemes, romance scams, and retirement account fraud

Oh-so-generous ransomware crooks vow to hold back from health organisations during COVID-19 crisis
Ransomware Gangs to Stop Attacking Health Orgs During Pandemic

Most Grand Princess passengers in quarantine refused coronavirus tests--often at federal officials' urging

Wall of cats

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

New Mirai Variant Targets Zyxel Network-Attached Storage Devices

Cybercriminals impersonate World Health Organization to distribute fake coronavirus e-book

Remote Work and Personal Safety

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru


Vulnerability in Avast Secure Browser enables escalation of privileges on Windows

How to Embezzle Money Using Amazon AMIs