Infosec Decoded #63: BIDEN WINS IN ARIZONA

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

Sep 24, 2021

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

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

FamousSparrow APT Wings in to Spy on Hotels, Governments

Popular iPhone apps are using sneaky techniques to identify you even if you say no to tracking


Alan Wennersten

Indictment, Lawsuits Revive Trump-Alfa Bank Story

Facebook paid FTC $4.9B more than required to shield Zuckerberg, lawsuit alleges

Security audit raises severe warnings on Chinese smartphone models

Sam Bowne @sambowne

REvil ransomware devs added a backdoor to cheat affiliates

China’s central bank says all cryptocurrency-related activities are illegal, vows harsh crackdown
Kraken Commits to Funding Open-Source Rust Bitcoin Development
The craziest thing you’ll see today? An instant, free, cross-border payment on @Twitter
Strike App, Now Live in Twitter Tip Feature, Also Launches Bitcoin Payments API

21 million Americans say Biden is ‘illegitimate’ and Trump should be restored by violence, survey finds
Arizona Election Audit Confirms Biden's Win In Maricopa County, But Also Casts Doubts
Texas launches review of 2020 election, hours after Trump call
A Florida Lawmaker Is Proposing A Restrictive Texas-Style Abortion Bill

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

Apple Wallet is getting verifiable COVID-19 vaccination cards

Hackers breached computer network at key US port but did not disrupt operations

Imagine a fiber optic cable that can sense it's about to be dug up and send a warning

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

FBI, NSA, and CIA use ad blockers due to fear of targeted ads

EU proposes mandatory USB-C on all devices, including iPhones

Semiconductor firms can’t find enough workers, worsening chip shortage