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In the Weeds: Weekly InfoSec Round-Up 3-16-17

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Yes, I’m late a day. Sorry, dears. This site was being held hostage and it took some time to make it work and that put every part of my schedule behind. I will blog about what happened and how it was fixed. But not today.

Today is all about our digital cowboy round-up.

I wasn’t the only one with issues this week:  Twitter accounts were hacked:  http://thehackernews.com/2017/03/twitter-account-hack.html

The Brits have a huge problem in addition to Brexithttps://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/03/14/cyber_security_agencies_ransomware_warning/

File under – I can’t believe I have to protest this shit: http://www.darkreading.com/careers-and-people/women-still-only-11–of-global-infosec-workforce/d/d-id/1328409

And if you haven’t heard this headline, you must be living in a Faraday cage:  http://www.reuters.com/article/us-yahoo-hack-indictments-fsb-idUSKBN16N0CO

Lastly, if Siri, Google, or Alexa sound like they’ve been hacked…well, maybe they have:  https://qz.com/928201/is-siri-lying-to-you-knowing-when-a-bot-sounds-trustworthy-is-the-next-step-in-digital-security/

Feel free to leave a comment here about any of those articles. Let’s learn from one another. Okay, have pity on the noob and let me learn from you.

Have another great week InfoSec geeks. See you soon.

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