Eye In The Sky: 9th December 2016

December 9, 2016  |  Javvad Malik

Another week, another set of impactful, bizarre, and interesting security stories.

We tried something interesting and new this week. Rather than focusing on a few stories in the video and posting links to others, we’ve crammed them all into one action-packed episode!

Stories covered

Toyota dealer sued for stealing intimate photos off couple’s smartphone
https://www.grahamcluley.com/couple-sues-toyota-dealership-for-stealing-intimate-photo-off-smartphone/

Nice Security Matrix about Office macros
http://www.asd.gov.au/publications/protect/Microsoft_Office_Macro_Security.pdf

Counterproductive security behaviors that must end
https://speakerdeck.com/chriseng/time-to-grow-up-counterproductive-security-behaviors-that-must-end

How HMRC combats phishing by using DMARC
https://hmrcdigital.blog.gov.uk/2016/11/25/combatting-phishing-a-very-big-milestone/

How publishers are defeating ad blockers and how ad blockers are fighting back
http://blog.bugreplay.com/post/153861574674/fkadblock-how-publishers-are-defeating-ad

Fake US embassy in Accra ‪Ghana staffed by Turks, flew an American flag and issued fraudulent visas for $6,000.
http://www.state.gov/m/ds/rls/263916.htm

Did someone put you in the TO: instead of the BCC: ? Do This…
https://www.hiddentext.co.uk/to-not-bcc/

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