Friday Squid Blogging: Strawberry Squid

Pretty. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here.Read more: schneier.com

Hacked by Police

French police hacked EncroChat secure phones, which are widely used by criminals: Encrochat's phones are essentially modified Android devices, with some models using the "BQ Aquaris X2," an Android handset released in 2018 by a…

GDPR for small business: the ultimate guide

What is the GDPR? A quick overview The Regulation came into effect on 25 May 2018, and was designed to strengthen the rights of EU residents regarding the way organisations process and use their personal…

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in…

The first half of 2020 ended on a familiarly bad note, with 92 security incidents accounting for at least 7,021,195,399 breached records. That figure was boosted significantly by KeepNet Labs finally bowing to pressure and…

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Securing the International IoT Supply Chain

Together with Nate Kim (former student) and Trey Herr (Atlantic Council Cyber Statecraft Initiative), I have written a paper on IoT supply chain security. The basic problem we try to solve is: how to you…

Android Apps Stealing Facebook Credentials

Google has removed 25 Android apps from its store because they steal Facebook credentials: Before being taken down, the 25 apps were collectively downloaded more than 2.34 million times. The malicious apps were developed by…