Alien Eye in the Sky 18th November 2016

November 17, 2016  |  Javvad Malik

It's been a busy week indeed! Between the repercussions of the Tesco bank hacking, to AdultFriendFinder's apparent lack of a care about InfoSec, to the IP Bill, it's been somewhat dizzying. Here's the summary video, accompanying Shatners! and a suggested reading list.

In This Week's Video

Tesco bank hacked
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37896273

AdultFriendFinder hacked
http://arstechnica.co.uk/security/2016/11/adultfriendfinder-hacked-exposes-400-million-hookup-users/

Facebook buying stolen passwords
http://www.itpro.co.uk/security/27565/facebook-is-buying-stolen-passwords-from-dark-web

IP Bill set to become law
http://www.scmagazineuk.com/the-investigatory-powers-bill-is-now-set-to-become-law/article/573616/

Other interesting stories

Cyber Security Challenge UK crowns youngest ever champion
http://www.scmagazineuk.com/cyber-security-challenge-uk-crowns-youngest-ever-champion/article/571063/

GCHQ wants internet providers to rewrite systems to block hackers
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2016/11/05/gchq-wants-internet-providers-to-rewrite-systems-to-block-hacker/

Researchers' Belkin home automation hacks show IoT risks
http://www.databreachtoday.com/researchers-belkin-home-automation-hacks-show-iot-risks-a-9500

UK halts Facebook's WhatsApp data dip
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37896935

Data cleanliness and patch verification
https://www.liquidmatrix.org/blog/2016/11/10/data-cleanliness-patch-verification/

A Cybercrime report template
https://bartblaze.blogspot.co.uk/2016/11/cybercrime-report-template.html

Smart light bulb worm hops from lamp to lamp
http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/smart-light-bulb-worm-hops-from/

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