WEEKLY CYBERSECURITY NEWSLETTER NO: 186
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1- Serious Security: Let’s Encrypt gets ready to go it alone (in a good way!)
You’ve probably heard of Let’s Encrypt, an organisation that makes it easy and cheap (in fact, free) to get HTTPS certificates for your web servers.
HTTPS, short for secure HTTP, relies on the encryption protocol known as TLS, which is short for transport layer security.
TLS encrypts and protects th…
2- Apple Pay with Visa Hacked to Make Payments via Locked iPhones
An attacker who steals a locked iPhone can use a stored Visa card to make contactless payments worth up to thousands of dollars without unlocking the phone, researchers are warning.
The problem is due to unpatched vulnerabilities in both the Apple Pay and Visa systems, according to an academic team …
3- The Top Ransomware Threats Aren’t Who You Think
While there seem to be legions of ransomware gangs, it turns out that just a handful of ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) actors dominate the entire ecosystem of encryption-attack threats.
In fact, just three ransomware families, none of them household names, make up 64 percent of all threats detected,…
4- AT&T announces free virtual Business Summit
The AT&T Business Summit has been announced and this year, it will be a free virtual event taking place on the 27th and 28th of October. Those interested can register here: https://register-bizsummit.att.com/#/login
Some highlights from the event from AT&T Cybersecurity include:
Securing the edg…