BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-37

This weeks top stories is that Equifax traced the source of its massive hack to a preventable software flaw, and that billions of mobile, desktop and IoT devices are potentially exposed to a Bluetooth based attack.

Security researcher Troy Hunt has a great look into mobile security features in the wake of iPhone X announced locking feature. You can also read about how the US Department of Homeland security banned government agencies for using software products developed by Kaspersky Lab.

Top 5 Security links
Equifax traced the source of its massive hack to a preventable software flaw
Billions of mobile, desktop and IoT devices potentially exposed to BlueBorne Attack
Face ID, Touch ID, No ID, PINs and Pragmatic Security
Kaspersky Lab solutions banned from US government agencies
Iceland home delivery site spills customer details