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InfoSec News Nuggets 10/27/2020
FTC Launches New Fraud Reporting Tool for US Consumers The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched a new cyber-fraud reporting platform, where consumers can easily report fraud, scams or bad b...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/26/2020
IBM AI model predicts onset of Alzheimer’s disease by analyzing descriptions of a cookie theft A new AI model can predict the onset of Alzheimer’s disease more accurately than standard clinical techn...
AboutDFIR Content Update 10/23/2020
Greetings! A relatively small update this week: Tools & Artifacts - Windows - new entries added AboutDFIR stickers are a thing! If you're interested in one, please let us know! Here's what ...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/23/2020
Quibi is shutting down Quibi — the shortform mobile-focused streaming service — is shutting down after just over six months of operation, making it one of the shortest-lived streaming services to dat...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/22/2020
PayPal to support Bitcoin and other crypto — but merchants must use fiat PayPal is ready to let users to buy, sell, and hold Bitcoin $BTC▲4.15% and other cryptocurrencies, according to Reuters. PayPa...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/21/2020
Seven mobile browsers vulnerable to address bar spoofing attacks An "address bar spoofing" vulnerability refers to a bug in a web browser that allows a malicious website to modify its real URL and sh...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/20/2020
Albion Online game maker discloses data breach A hacker has breached the forum of Albion Online, a popular free medieval fantasy MMORPG, and stole usernames and password hashes, the game maker disclo...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/19/2020
Minneapolis Will Consider Facial Recognition Ban A Minneapolis City Council member filed a motion that could result in a citywide ban on law enforcement use of facial recognition technology. If succe...
AboutDFIR Content Update 10/16/2020
Greetings! Another week, another content update: Tools & Artifacts - Android - new entries added Tools & Artifacts - iOS - new entries added Tool Testing - added Josh Hickman's new And...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/16/2020
World’s fastest AI supercomputer is coming to Italy Nvidia today announced that its accelerated computing platform will be used to build the world’s fastest AI supercomputer. The new system — called ...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/15/2020
DuckDuckGo, EFF, and others just launched privacy settings for the whole internet A group of tech companies, publishers, and activist groups including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Mozilla, and...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/14/2020
Largest cruise line operator Carnival confirms ransomware data theft Carnival Corporation, the world's largest cruise line operator, has confirmed that the personal information of customers, employee...