Sat.Oct 17, 2020

Google Offers Fresh Details on China-Linked Hacking Group

Data Breach Today

Analysis Shines Light on Group that Targeted Biden's Campaign Offices A report from Google's Threat Analysis Group is offering fresh details about the hacking group that targeted Joe Biden's campaign earlier this year with phishing emails.

Four npm packages found opening shells and collecting info on Linux, Windows systems

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On Thursday, four JavaScript packages have been removed from the npm portal because they have been found containing malicious code. NPM staff removed four JavaScript packages from the npm portal because were containing malicious code.

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A Cut Cable Knocked Out Virginia's Voter Registration Site

WIRED Threat Level

Plus: Barnes and Noble got hacked, Zoom adds real end-to-end encryption, and more of the week's top security news. Security Security / Security News

Google warned users of 33,015 nation-state attacks since January

Security Affairs

Google delivered over 33,000 alerts to its users during the first three quarters of 2020 to warn them of attacks from nation-state actors.

Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Police get access to people told to self-isolate by NHS test and trace

The Guardian Data Protection

Fears move may deter people from getting tested for Covid-19 if forces get data Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage People who have been told to self-isolate through NHS test and trace could have their contact details passed to police, a move some fear could deter people from being tested for coronavirus.

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You've heard of tax havens. After Brexit, the UK could become a 'data haven' | Carissa Véliz

The Guardian Data Protection

If Britain were to host data acquired in unlawful ways, the financial and reputational damage would be huge The United Kingdom is at a crossroads. On the verge of Brexit, it has to decide where it stands in relation to privacy: will it loosen data protection regulation, moving more towards China’s model, or will it guarantee its citizens’ right to privacy, moving more towards a Californian approach and securing a data adequacy agreement with the EU? It would be a mistake to choose the former.

TikTok launched a public bug bounty program

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Chinese video-sharing social networking service TikTok announced this week the launch of a public bug bounty program in collaboration with HackerOne. The popular Chinese video-sharing social networking service TikTok has launched this week a public bug bounty program through the HackerOne platform.