security


Myanmar Security Forces Ram Car Into Protesters, Reuters Says – Bloomberg

Myanmar security forces drove a car into a group of protesters in Yangon in Sunday, injuring dozens, Reuters reported, citing two witnesses at the … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-12-05/myanmar-security-forces-ram-car-into-protesters-reuters-says&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEuRd6FlDHC5VsNTYUkjWgiPANdLg


UAE National Security Adviser Tahnoon to Visit Iran on Monday – Bloomberg

The United Arab Emirates’ national security adviser Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan is expected to visit Tehran on Monday, Iran’s Nour News … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-12-05/uae-national-security-adviser-tahnoon-to-visit-iran-on-monday&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNE2l_ncaMVEcUYPxhisM83wLTPYxw


Pip-audit: Google-backed tool probes Python environments for vulnerable packages | The Daily Swig

UPDATED A tool has been launched with support from Google that scans Python environments for packages with known vulnerabilities. ‘Pip-audit’ … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://portswigger.net/daily-swig/pip-audit-google-backed-tool-probes-python-environments-for-vulnerable-packages&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjgzMjVmMTg3YzNmN2FkZTk6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGr8VgkoFK5f6izJ92zu5U3PsOQ0A


FTC implements tougher data protection rules to safeguard customer information | The Daily Swig

New requirements for financial institutions include vulnerability assessments, employee training. https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://portswigger.net/daily-swig/ftc-implements-tougher-data-protection-rules-to-safeguard-customer-information&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjgzMjVmMTg3YzNmN2FkZTk6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFUoYTfYL90cI60zBI_oPkt9cHnIw


Insider threat: Tech firm was hacked and extorted by its own employee, says FBI – PortSwigger

The Daily Swig … planted damaging news stories falsely claiming the theft had been by a hacker enabled by a vulnerability in the company’s … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://portswigger.net/daily-swig/insider-threat-tech-firm-was-hacked-and-extorted-by-its-own-employee-says-fbi&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjgzMjVmMTg3YzNmN2FkZTk6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGY40q9kC3ldnXp4OFOdmSMgNoJtw


U.S. Issues New Cybersecurity Mandates for Rail Carriers – Bloomberg

The new directives from the Transportation Security Administration require that most railroads designate a cybersecurity coordinator, report hacking … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-12-02/u-s-issues-new-cybersecurity-mandates-for-rail-carriers&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGcZ8b3L29dR7s6B6dF4MP9s4ocKA


Ransomware groups increasingly using data leak threats to pile pressure on victims | The Daily Swig

Data on 2,371 companies were released on ransomware data leak sites over … phishing and network vulnerabilities to infiltrate corporate networks … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://portswigger.net/daily-swig/ransomware-groups-increasingly-using-data-leak-threats-to-pile-pressure-on-victims&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjgzMjVmMTg3YzNmN2FkZTk6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGFDs6NtgMExge_cnIOLGFGJ4i9Bg


Web cache poisoning bug discovered in Symfony PHP framework | The Daily SwigPortSwigger

The mishandling of HTTP headers left websites built on top of the Symfony platform vulnerable to web cache poisoning attacks. https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://portswigger.net/daily-swig/web-cache-poisoning-bug-discovered-in-symfony-php-framework&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjgzMjVmMTg3YzNmN2FkZTk6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEVWKZLJdAb-WhmYS0ZrD2P7ywXvw


‘Over-permissive’ authentication checks left 190 Australian organizations vulnerable to …

… a vulnerability discovered more than two years after its conception. … cloud security architect at Palo Alto Networks, told The Daily Swig. https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://portswigger.net/daily-swig/over-permissive-authentication-checks-left-190-australian-organizations-vulnerable-to-business-email-compromise-attacks&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjgzMjVmMTg3YzNmN2FkZTk6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFJ3qrYjvE9rUi1lJaIo9p6W0l24g


Eugene Goodman, Hero During January 6 Capitol Insurrection – Bloomberg.com

Goodman’s heroism gave lawmakers time to secure their doors. It was just enough of a distraction. In the House, rioters pounded on the main chamber … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2021-12-01/eugene-goodman-hero-during-january-6-capitol-insurrection-bloomberg-50-2021&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHsOuutYID4xRyquWpbtV7p_pc42Q