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InfoSec News Nuggets 11/21/2019
1 - NTSB blames Uber’s 'inadequate safety culture' for self-driving fatality The NTSB has lambasted Uber's "inadequate safety culture" and "lack of risk assessment mechanisms" before its self-driving
InfoSec News Nuggets 11/20/2019
1 - Wikipedia co-founder offers a Facebook/Twitter wannabe How much would you pay for a Facebook- or Twitter-like social network experience, but one in which you’re not tracked, your personal informa
AboutDFIR Content Update 11/19/2019
Happy Tuesday, all! Minor update today so this will be another short one: Tools & Artifacts - Windows - more blogs posts for new and existing artifacts.  Tools & Artifacts - iOS - more b
InfoSec News Nuggets 11/19/2019
1 - Phishers Targeting Microsoft Office 365 Admin Credentials Digital fraudsters are stealing Microsoft Office 365 administrator credentials as part of a broader phishing campaign targeting organizat...
InfoSec News Nuggets 11/18/2019
1 - PrankDial.com Exposes 138 Million Records via Unprotected Database Prank calling service “PrankDial.com” has exposed 138 million log records after they have left a non-password protected database
AboutDFIR Content Update 11/17/2019
Happy Sunday, all! Minor update today so this will be a short one: Tools & Artifacts - Windows - more blogs posts for new and existing artifacts.  Tools and Artifacts - File Systems - added
AboutDFIR Content Update 11/16/2019
Today's update is about fixing some readability issues on mobile devices with the data tables. I went through the entire site A-Z on my Google Pixel 2 XL to identify mobile readability issues and I th...
AboutDFIR Content Update 11/15/2019
Happy Friday everyone! Expect a higher tempo of posts from me regarding site content updates. As long as I change something on the site on a given day, I will make a quick blog post about it. This wil...
InfoSec News Nuggets 11/15/2019
1 - Ransom payments averaging $41,000 per incident The average ransom payment paid out by victims increased 13 percent, to $41,000, during the last three months, but researchers noted the rate of inc...
InfoSec News Nuggets 11/14/2019
1 - Iowa paid a security firm to break into a courthouse, then arrested employees when they succeeded The state of Iowa contracted with a prominent cybersecurity company to conduct “penetration tests
InfoSec News Nuggets 11/13/2019
1 - Microsoft says it will follow California's digital privacy law Microsoft is taking a step toward guarding customer privacy that will impact the bottom line. The company said in a blog post on Mon
InfoSec News Nuggets 11/12/2019
1 - BlueKeep Attacks Crash Systems Due to Meltdown Patch The recent attacks exploiting the BlueKeep vulnerability to deliver cryptocurrency miners caused some systems to crash due to a Meltdown patch