On this week’s show Patrick and Adam discuss the week’s security news, including:
- Azure resource constraints hit Europe
- Should we unleash surveillance on COVID-19, privacy be damned?
- Browser maintainers cease new releases
- South Korea-linked APT crew attacks World Health Organization
- Much, much more
This week’s show is brought to you by Thinkst Canary.
Thinkst’s Haroon Meer joins the show this week to talk about what he tells customers when they ask him if Thinkst could go rogue and own all their customers.
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- 'Azure appears to be full': UK punters complain of capacity issues on Microsoft's cloud • The Register
- Coronavirus response: ITU unveils platform for reinforcing global telecoms infrastructure | The Daily Swig
- Coronavirus: US emergency funding for federal agencies targets home working security | The Daily Swig
- Playing the long game on remote access - Risky Business
- Google pauses Chrome and Chrome OS releases due to coronavirus outbreak | ZDNet
- Microsoft Pauses New Edge Browser Versions Due to Coronavirus
- Firefox to remove support for the FTP protocol | ZDNet
- Microsoft offers mitigations against unpatched Windows font handler security flaw | The Daily Swig
- Apple security updates - Apple Support
- Srsly Risky Biz: Tuesday, March 24 - Risky Business
- How Surveillance Could Save Lives Amid a Public Health Crisis | WIRED
- US, Israel, South Korea, and China look at intrusive surveillance solutions for tracking COVID-19 | ZDNet
- The Value and Ethics of Using Phone Data to Monitor Covid-19 | WIRED
- Exclusive: Elite hackers target WHO as coronavirus cyberattacks spike - Reuters
- Hackers breach FSB contractor and leak details about IoT hacking project | ZDNet
- China borrowing Russian tactics to spread coronavirus disinformation
- WhatsApp Is at the Center of Coronavirus Response | WIRED
- Hacker selling data of 538 million Weibo users | ZDNet
- FireEye warns about the proliferation of ready-made ICS hacking tools | ZDNet
- Monitoring ICS Cyber Operation Tools and Software Exploit Modules To Anticipate Future Threats | FireEye Inc
- Ransomware Gangs to Stop Attacking Health Orgs During Pandemic
- Maze ransomware attackers extort vaccine testing facility | SC Media
- Volunteers and vigilantes back hospital InfoSec - Risky Business
- With everyone working from home, VPN security is now paramount | ZDNet
- Zyxel Flaw Powers New Mirai IoT Botnet Strain — Krebs on Security
- Security Breach Disrupts Fintech Firm Finastra — Krebs on Security
- Most ransomware attacks take place during the night or over the weekend | ZDNet
- France warns of new ransomware gang targeting local governments | ZDNet
- Venture funding in security startups is falling. Don't blame the coronavirus.
- Here’s the Netflix account compromise Bugcrowd doesn’t want you to know about [Updated] | Ars Technica
- Bug bounty platforms step up as coronavirus forces businesses to implement work from home policies | The Daily Swig
- How Microsoft Dismantled the Infamous Necurs Botnet | WIRED
- Two Trend Micro zero-days exploited in the wild by hackers | ZDNet
- Google APP users won't be allowed to install apps from outside the Play Store | ZDNet
- Magecart hackers have spent weeks lurking on NutriBullet's website
- Site Isolation - The Chromium Projects
- (37) Cell phone tracking in the crisis - YouTube
- thinkst Thoughts...: If i run your software, can you hack me?
- Seriously Risky Business