Security News #78: Immutable Linux

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

Nov 16, 2020

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

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

The old way of handing out corporate hardware doesn’t work anymore

Firefox: How a website could steal all your cookies

Apple responds to privacy concerns over Mac software security process

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru


Google Chrome Update Gets Serious: Homeland Security (CISA) Confirms Attacks Underway

SpaceX launches 2nd crew, regular station crew flights begin

Sam Bowne @sambowne


A majority of Republican voters — 70 percent — say the election was unfair
38 percent of Americans planning on having Thanksgiving dinner with 10 or more people
Tracking Our COVID-19 Response

Twitter names famed hacker 'Mudge' as head of security

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

Racist, Anti Semitic, Homophobic Messages Sent To Nearly Entire School District After Teacher’s Email Hacked

FBI, DHS, HHS Warn of Imminent, Credible Ransomware Threat Against U.S. Hospitals

Exclusive: Top official on U.S. election cybersecurity tells associates he expects to be fired
Election security fears doused with reality: Top officials say Nov 3 'was the most secure in American history.' The end
DHS boss Chad Wolf defies Trump order to fire cyber chief Chris Krebs
Top DHS official ratchets up rebukes of Trump's false election claims