Infosec Decoded #46: SmartWater

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

July 20, 2021

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

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

Cuba Is Jamming HAM Radio Frequencies, Operators Say

Private Israeli spyware used to hack cellphones of journalists, activists worldwide

Petersburg man indicted in first case in Va. using liquid nanotechnology called 'SmartWater' - a substance that marks property

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

CRISPR stops coronavirus replication in human cells

Tesla wants customers to pay a $199 monthly fee for 'Full Self-Driving'

Amazon just got Fakespot booted off Apple’s iOS App Store

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

Packet-Editing Games in Golang

Windows 10 to hang on for five more years with 21H2 update

You should turn off autofill in your password manager

Alan Wennersten

Kremlin papers appear to show Putin’s plot to put Trump in White House

Rewards for Justice – Reward Offer for Information on Foreign Malicious Cyber Activity Against U.S. Critical Infrastructure

A Single Company Could Bring 1 Million Bitcoin Mining Rigs From China to Canada

Sam Bowne @sambowne

China threatens to nuke Japan if country intervenes in Taiwan conflict

US condemns China for ‘malicious’ cyberattacks, including Microsoft hack
Feds indict 4 from China in state-sponsored cyber attacks that went on for nearly a decade

Opinion: This historian predicted Jan. 6. Now he warns of greater violence.
We Now Know Exactly What the Trump-Backed Arizona “Audit” Is Going to Do
Fact check: Arizona audit chief baselessly raises suspicion about 74,000 ballots