Recent Security News

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

May 8, 2020

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

Sam Bowne @sambowne

Trump Admin Buries CDC Reopening Guide: It ‘Will Never See the Light of Day’
Melinda Gates gives Trump administration 'D-minus' for coronavirus response
Coronavirus Survivors 'Permanently Disqualified' From Joining U.S. Military, Recruitment Memo Suggests
SF Used to Trash Homeless Tents – Now the City Will Sanction These 'Safe Sleeping Sites'
One of Trump's personal valets has tested positive for coronavirus
McDonald’s Workers in Denmark Pity Us

Australian contact-tracing app sent no data to contact-tracers for at least ten days after hurried launch
UK's virus contact-tracing app probably won't work well, asks for your location, may be illegal

Elon Musk, Grimes want to name their newborn son X Æ A-12, but California isn't having it

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

Cyber Subterfuge and Curious Sharks Threaten the World’s Subsea Fiber-Optic Cables

FYI: Your browser can pick up ultrasonic signals you can't hear, and that sounds like a privacy nightmare to some

Naikon APT Hid Five-Year Espionage Attack Under Radar
China’s Military Is Tied to Debilitating New Cyberattack Tool

The Conservative War on Liberal Media Has a Long History

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

Nest is rolling out mandatory two-factor authentication starting this month

Massive online purchase loss because people can't remember passwords

Firefox update offers better password security and proper Zoom support

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

Facebook removes accounts linked to QAnon conspiracy theory

For 8 years, a hacker operated a massive IoT botnet just to download Anime videos

Microsoft's GitHub account hacked, private repositories stolen