InfoSecSherpa’s News Roundup for Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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“Kindness is like snow — it beautifies everything it covers.” — Gibran Khalil Gibran
  1. FBI: Hackers Are Compromising Legit QR Codes to Send You to Phishing Sites
    (PC Magazine, January 19th)
  2. Cyberattacks In Ukraine Show Potential For ‘Widespread Damage’ To U.S. Networks Government Warns
    (The Drive, January 19th)
  3. Interpol arrests 11 alleged members of Nigerian scam syndicate ‘SilverTerrier’
    (CyberScoop, January 19th)
  4. Two Key Cybersecurity Lawmakers Will Not Seek Reelection
    (Gov Info Security, January 19th)
  5. Lawmakers Propose Expanding Cybersecurity Support for Commercial Satellite Companies
    (NextGov, January 19th)
  6. Half of internet-connected devices in hospitals are vulnerable to hacks, report finds
    (The Verge, January 19th)
  7. What Is the Future for Opt-Out Class Actions in the UK After Lloyd v Google?
    (JD Supra / Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, January 19th)
  8. Need to prioritize security bug patches? Don’t forget to scan Twitter as well as use CVSS scores
    (The Register, January 19th)
  9. Report: Apple told lawmakers that antitrust bills could weaken cybersecurity for iOS users
    (Silicon Angle, January 19th)
  10. Identifying Malware by Sniffing Its EM Signature
    (Hackaday, January 19th)
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