By now you have probably heard about the breach at Capital One and the arrest of the suspected attacker. This document from Cyberint provides a nice timeline and technical recap of what is known and how the attack took place. Sadly, there are other more recent breaches that haven’t received as much coverage that occupy the top news items in today’s newsletter.
If you use any iOS device, please update it immediately to v.12.4. Researchers found fatal security bugs in older operating systems.
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We are also putting together the 100 most essential Twitter accounts in infosec, and we want to know who you think is a must-follow. The Security Twitter 100 List will not only be great for anyone who wants to keep up with goings-on in our field, but can exist as a living, breathing document of our vibrant industry and community. We want to go beyond the obvious to include those who capture the innovation, doing cutting-edge research and who are your go-to sources for current information and advice. Start by looking at my Twitter list of the folks that I have already highlighted in my previous newsletters and please reply to this email and let me know who you think belongs in the Security Twitter 100.
-- David Strom