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InfoSec News Nuggets 10/18/2019
1 - California adds biometric specs to data breach law California is changing its Information Practices Act of 1977 to expand the definition of personal information with additional identifiers, inclu...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/17/2019
1 - Argentinian security researcher arrested after tweeting about government hack Argentinian police briefly detained and raided the home of a well-known security researcher last week on suspicion of...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/16/2019
1- Mozilla Rolls Out Code Injection Attack Protection in Firefox Mozilla rolled out protection measures to block code injection attacks in the Firefox web browser, with the attack surface being reduc...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/15/2019
Apple Shares Some Browsing History with Chinese Company Apple is sending some browsing history of iOS 13 Safari users to Tencent Holdings Limited, a Chinese multinational conglomerate. The data share...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/14/2019
Gamers Warned of High-Severity Intel, Nvidia Flaws Chip giants Intel and Nvidia have stomped out high-severity flaws in two popular products, both commonly used by gamers. Impacted are the Nvidia Shi
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/11/2019
Pinterest says AI reduced self-harm content on its platform by 88% Yesterday, on international World Mental Health Day, Pinterest announced in a blogpost that for the past year, it’s been using machi
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/10/2019
Twitter says user data meant for security purposes may have been used for advertising Twitter said on Tuesday email addresses and phone numbers uploaded by users to meet its security requirements may...
An Overview of Recent and Future Content Updates
Happy Wednesday to everyone! We are halfway to the weekend and with that I bring to light some updates the site has experienced since I've joined the AboutDFIR team. Again, I'd like to thank Devon Ack...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/09/2019
Ransomware attack hits Spanish city demanding undisclosed amount of Bitcoin A hacker is holding computer systems belonging to the southern Spanish city of Jerez de la Frontera, demanding a Bitcoin ra...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/08/2019
Signal patches Android bug that allowed hackers to answer calls on your behalf  Popular encrypted messaging app Signal has fixed a crucial flaw in its Android app that could’ve allowed bad actors to 
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/07/2019
Kaspersky finds Uzbekistan hacking op… because group used Kaspersky AV A new "threat actor" tied to Uzbekistan's State Security Service has been unmasked by threat researchers at Kaspersky Lab. And t
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/04/2019
Researchers Say They Uncovered Uzbekistan Hacking Operations Due to Spectacularly Bad OPSEC Nation-state spy agencies are only as good as their operational security—the care they take to keep their d