Infosec Decoded #44: El Salvador Bitcoin

with @djhardb, @infosecirvin, @KaitlynGuru, @sambowne, and Alan Wennersten.

July 12, 2021

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

Sam Bowne @sambowne

El Salvador Bitcoin: Bukele scrambles to get something — anything — into place by 7 September

2020 CWE Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Weaknesses

Startup hopes the world is ready to buy quantum processors

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

With a straight face, Putin agrees to do something about ransomware coming out of Russia, apparently

An Office Phone Flaw Can’t Be Fixed by Cisco Alone

A Repair Would Cost $16,000 at Tesla: the Electrified Garage Did It for $700
Tesla’s $16,000 Quote for a $700 Fix Is Why Right to Repair Matters

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

Novel plastic disintegrates in a week in sunlight and oxygen

China’s Crackdown On Crypto Mining Could End GPU Shortage

Kaseya's Staff Sounded the Alarm About Security Flaws for Years Before Ransomware Attack
Kaseya Failed to Address Security Before Hack, Ex-Employees Say

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin


Your AI pair programmer

Malware abuses OBS live-streaming software to record victims’ screens

Alan Wennersten

How Great is the Great Firewall? Measuring China’s DNS Censorship

Gmail announces support for email logo authentication effort

‘Financially Hobbled for Life’: The Elite Master’s Degrees That Don’t Pay Off