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The Security Digest: #70

Multiple nations call out China for cyber attacks, another week this year and more zero days and finally Amnesty International calls out the NSO group for hacking journalists.

  • In an unprecedented rebuke, The White House, NATO, the European Union and more put out a joint release against cyberattacks from China. Read the full statement at Whitehouse.gov.
  • Google researchers detailed a bunch of zero days they had found recently in Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari. Read more about the in the wild attacks at Google’s blog.
  • Amnesty International reports that NSO group has hacked the latest version of iPhones including an Indian Journalist. Read more at BleepingComputer.

Owl fun and facts:

“The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to withdraw the previous administration’s rule that slashed millions of acres of critical habitat protections for the northern spotted owl. The proposed new rule would reduce the protected habitat area in Oregon by 200,000 acres”. Read more at OPB.

A Shout Out:

Andre Rainho has collected a number of tools for API security. Check out his list on his github at awesome-apisec.

About:

TSD began as an internal newsletter that our Security Lead, Daniel Tobin, would circulate to the team each Tuesday. It proved to be a great resource for all of us so we thought, why not share it with all of you? Our hope is that it helps make you just a bit more secure.

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