WEEKLY CYBERSECURITY NEWSLETTER NO: 239
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1- S3 Ep104: Should hospital ransomware attackers be locked up for life? [Audio + Text]
THREE DEEP QUESTIONS Should hospital ransomware attackers get life in prison? Who was the Countess of Computer Science, and just how close did we come to digital music in the 19th century? And could a weirdly wacky email brick your iPhone? With Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro and outro music by …Read more
2- Twitter Whistleblower Complaint: The TL;DR Version
A recently surfaced 84-page whistleblower report filed with the US government by Twitter’s former head of security Peiter “Mudge” Zatko last month blasts his former employer for its alleged shoddy security practices and being out of compliance with an FTC order to protect user data. Twitter has resp…Read more
3- DomainTools Launches Global Partner Program to Bring Best-in-Class Internet Intelligence and Threat Hunting Capabilities to Enterprise Security Teams
DomainTools, the leader for Internet intelligence, today launched its Global Partner Program led by Tim Durant, the recently appointed Vice President, Global Channels and Alliances. Threat intelligence plays an increasing role in the Security Operations Center (SOC) as security teams struggle to co…Read more
4- Complex Impersonation Story
This is a story of one piece of what is probably a complex employment scam. Basically, real programmers are having their resumes copied and co-opted by scammers, who apply for jobs (or, I suppose, get recruited from various job sites), then hire other people with Western looks and language skills ar…Read more