Saturday Sitrep

Two restaurants in Deer Valley, Utah had their Point of Sale (Pos) systems hacked. The Mariposa and Royal Street Cafe saw the payment information of anyone who dined there from January 10th to January 28th […]

Saturday Sitrep

A Russian firm that was sanctioned for interfering with the 2016 Presidential election, Special Technology Center, has been attributed as the creator of a mobile malware called “Monokle.” This malware is a potent information warfare […]

Saturday Sitrep

WhatsApp an extremely popular messaging app has a dangerous flaw: media files sent and received by Android users can be manipulated. The swap can range from something simple like replacing a file a user sends […]

Saturday Sitrep

The Federal Electronic Commission (FEC) has ruled that political campaigns can accept cybersecurity services at lowered prices due to their unique situations. Political campaigns represent a veritable treasure hoard for attackers, and their vulnerability to […]

Saturday Sitrep

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is forcing foreign travelers to install software on their phone when they enter the Xianjing province that aggressively invades their privacy. The software takes their texts, calendar, phone logs, […]

Saturday Sitrep

New York passed the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act, which improves the state’s breach requirements with the hope of providing greater protection for consumer data. The SHIELD act is one of […]

Cyber Security News Update 5/24/2019

Instagram, and by extension Facebook, has suffered a massive leak of at least 49 million users. The leak includes public information such as followers, who they’re following, and bio-photos as well as semi-public information like […]