Saturday, December 5, 2020

Weekly Update 220

Presently sponsored by: 1Password is a secure password manager and digital wallet that keeps you safe onlineIt's a lighter weekly update this week, kinda feels like I'm still recovering from last week's epic IoT series TBH. It's also the...

Weekly Update 219: IoT Unravelled with Scott Helme

Presently sponsored by: 1Password is a secure password manager and digital wallet that keeps you safe onlineWhat. A. Week. Blog post every day, massive uptick in comments, DMs, newsletter subscribers, followers and especially, blog traffic. More than 200,000 unique...

Weekly Update 218

Presently sponsored by: Join the Microsoft Reactor community for workshops and events to expand your skillset across a range of technologies and topicsThis week, I've finally got a workable mobile setup with sufficient quality audio and video. As I...

Weekly Update 217

Presently sponsored by: Orca Security. Watch Cloud Security Punch-Out! Showdowns w/ Palo Alto Networks, Qualys & More. What our competition doesn’t want you to see.This week's update had a load of questions so even whilst the planned content didn't...

Weekly Update 216

Presently sponsored by: Authlogics. Stop breached & shared passwords in real-time with retroactive scanning and auto-remediation. Get your free AD audit today.Alrighty, quickie intro before I rush off to hit the tennis court, catch up with old friends, onto...

Weekly Update 215

Presently sponsored by: Make pwned passwords a thing of the past with safepass.me and pwncheckIt was a bit of a slow start this week. "Plan A" was to use the new GoPro with the Media Mod (including light and...

Weekly Update 214

Presently sponsored by: SecurityFWD. A brand new YouTube show from Varonis. Watch Episode 1: How Far can Wi-Fi Travel?It's a very tired weekly update as I struggle a little bit after only a few hours' sleep but hey, at...

Weekly Update 213

Presently sponsored by: SecurityFWD. A brand new YouTube show from Varonis. Watch Episode 1: How Far can Wi-Fi Travel?The week's update comes on the back of a very long week for me, but it's good to be "out there"...

Weekly Update 212

Presently sponsored by: SecurityFWD. A brand new YouTube show from Varonis. Watch Episode 1: How Far can Wi-Fi Travel?It's a bit of a mega one this week running over the 1-hour mark, but there's been an awful lot happen...

Weekly Update 211

Presently sponsored by: Tines. 22% of breaches begin with phishing (DBIR 2020). Submit suspicious emails and attachments to Phish.ly for free immediate analysis! This week there's a lot of connected things: connected shoes, connected garage camera and connected GoPro. And...

Weekly Update 210

Presently sponsored by: Join the Microsoft Reactor community for workshops, panels and events to expand your skillset across a range of technologies and topic areas Wow, 4 years already. Regardless of where I've been in the world or the stresses...

Weekly Update 209

Presently sponsored by: safepass.me helps you quickly secure your AD passwords and reduce the risk of Credential Stuffing More IoT, more cyber and more Q&A so yeah, business as usual this week. More specifically, a lot of this week's update...

Weekly Update 208

Presently sponsored by: The biggest return on security investment is getting your time back. Scale your defenses and regain control with Tines Security Automation. The highlight of my week was absolutely getting the Shelly 1 units behind a couple of...

Weekly Update 207

Presently sponsored by: AppTrana - A Risk Based Managed Cloud WAF that includes Security Assessment of your Site, Instant Managed protection, 24x7 Monitoring & CDN I kicked off a little bit earlier on this one in order to wrap up...

Weekly Update 206

Presently sponsored by: Credential stuffing is currently the biggest threat to organisations, find out how you can protect your network right now with safepass.me Since I recorded this morning, I've had an absolute breakthrough - I CAN OPEN MY GARAGE...

Weekly Update 205

Presently sponsored by: Edgescan: The award-winning, fullstack, vulnerability management solution. All vulnerabilities expertly verified for false-positive freedom. Between still feeling a little groggy after hitting the water hard on an early wake boarding session then my camera overheating and shutting...

Weekly Update 204

Presently sponsored by: Join the Microsoft Reactor community for workshops, panels and events to expand your skillset across a range of technologies and topic areas It's an extra early one this week and on review, I do look a bit......

Weekly Update 203

Locking Down in Queensland; 16 Breaches in 2 Weeks; Becoming a NordVPN Strategic Adviser; Open Sourcing the HIBP Code Base; Sponsored by Tines https://www.troyhunt.com/weekly-update-203/

Weekly Update 202

The Changing Aus COVID Scene; Breaches, Breaches Everywhere; Blackbaud Ransomware; Hacker News Office Setup Comments; Sponsored by Varonis https://www.troyhunt.com/weekly-update-202/

Weekly Update 201

10B HIBP Records; BeerAdvocate Breach; Ari’s Website; Messages of Support on Stress; HIBP on Netflix; The PC Build is Done; Sponsored by Varonis https://www.troyhunt.com/weekly-update-201/

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SecurityWeek

Italy Says Two Arrested for Defense Data Theft

Two people have been arrested for stealing defense data from the Italian aerospace and electronics group Leonardo, the interior ministry said on Saturday. The company has a wide range of activities from naval electronics, network and protection systems, electronic warfare...

The US Used the Patriot Act to Justify Logging Website Users

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ZDNet

Ransomware hits helicopter maker Kopter

Data from Kopter's internal network has been published on the LockBit gang's blog, hosted on the dark web.
ZDNet

Ransomware gangs are now cold-calling victims if they restore from backups without paying

Tactic used since August by ransomware gangs like Sekhmet, Maze, Conti, and Ryuk.