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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...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/13/2020
Amid an Embarrassment of Riches, Ransom Gangs Increasingly Outsource Their Work There’s an old adage in information security: “Every company gets penetration tested, whether or not they pay someone f...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/12/2020
Comcast says gigabit downloads and uploads are now possible over cable Comcast's cable Internet still has a heavy emphasis on download speeds, as even its gigabit-download service only comes with 35M...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/09/2020
Facebook rebuts ‘The Social Dilemma,’ a popular Netflix documentary The movie revealed, perhaps for the first time to some viewers, how social networks use algorithms to keep people coming back. It a...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/08/2020
Twitter is testing how its misinformation labels can be more obvious, direct Twitter’s Yoel Roth said the company is exploring changes to the small blue notices that it attaches to certain false or m...
AboutDFIR Content Update 10/7/2020
Greetings! Another week, another content update: Tools & Artifacts - Tools - Registry Explorer/RECmd- new guide added! Tools & Artifacts - iOS - new entries added Tools & Artifacts...
InfoSec News Nuggets 10/07/2020
Anna Kendrick Is McAfee’s Most Dangerous Celebrity 2020 During COVID-19, people stuck inside have scoured the internet for content to consume – often searching for free entertainment (movies, TV show...