Infosec Decoded #33: Mercurial Chips

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

June 4, 2021

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

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

Firefox now blocks cross-site tracking by default in private browsing

Kali Linux 2021.2 Release (Kaboxer, Kali-Tweaks, Bleeding-Edge & Privileged Ports)

Google announces Half-Double, a new technique used in the Rowhammer DRAM security exploit

Alan Wennersten

U.S. to give ransomware hacks similar priority as terrorism, official says

BREAKING: SCOTUS Slashes Scope of Cybercrime Statute
Van Buren is a Victory Against Overbroad Interpretations of the CFAA, and Protects Security Researchers

Fireeye sells Fireeye, reverts to Mandiant

Sam Bowne @sambowne

Today's computer chips are so advanced, they are more 'mercurial' than precise and here's the proof

How to use Google's new dependency mapping tool to find security flaws buried in your projects

How ransomware incidents go as a thread,