Infosec Decoded Season 2 #9: Smart Guns

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

Feb 1, 2022

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

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

Hackers Made $82 Million by Peeking at Unannounced Earnings

US DoD staffer with top-secret clearance stole identities from work systems to apply for loans

Nothing Sacred: These Apps Reserve The Right To Sell Your Prayers

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

A Chinese Satellite Just Grappled Another And Pulled It Out Of Orbit

New space plane would fly directly into orbit from a runway

Smart guns finally arriving in U.S., seeking to shake up firearms market

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

Apple Maps erects gigantic digital wall to hide Tim Cook’s house

Your graphics card could be used to track you across the web regardless of cookie consent

600K WordPress sites impacted by critical plugin RCE vulnerability

Alan Wennersten

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron VOC subvariants BA.1 and BA.2: Evidence from Danish Households

Where did Omicron come from? Three key theories

Academic Journal Claims it Fingerprints PDFs for ‘Ransomware,’ Not Surveillance

Sam Bowne @sambowne

In a break with federal guidelines, San Francisco allows second COVID-19 booster for all J&J takers

German Court Rules Websites Embedding Google Fonts Violates GDPR

We Already Have the Technology to Save Earth From a “Don’t Look Up” Asteroid