Recent Security News

with @djhardb, @infosecirvin, @KaitlynGuru, and @sambowne

June 26, 2020

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

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

The Senate’s New Anti-Encryption Bill Is Even Worse Than EARN IT, and That’s Saying Something

Wrongfully Accused by an Algorithm

No Internet Access? Amid Protests, Here's How to Tell Whether the Government Is Behind it

UC health experts: San Quentin coronavirus outbreak could pose threat to entire Bay Area

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

Hackers hide credit card stealing script in favicon metadata

Microsoft removed the defer feature update setting in Windows 10

Apple adds support for encrypted DNS (DoH and DoT)

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

The Golden Tax Department and the Emergence of GoldenSpy Malware

Behave! A monitoring browser extension for pages acting as bad boys.

Microsoft to permanently close all of its retail stores

Sam Bowne @sambowne

Former Intel engineer sheds light on Apple’s decision to design its own chips
Making sense of the Mac's transition to Apple chips
Rosetta 2 is Apple’s key to making the ARM transition less painful

He Removed Labels That Said “Medical Use Prohibited,” Then Tried to Sell Thousands of Masks to Officials Who Distribute to Hospitals
The Trump Administration Paid Millions for Test Tubes — and Got Unusable Mini Soda Bottles

CryptoCore hacker group has stolen more than $200m from cryptocurrency exchanges
New Zealand freezes $90 million in BTC-e money laundering case