Cyber security news November 2019

This posting is here to collect cyber security news in November 2019.

I post links to security vulnerability news to comments of this article.

If you are interested in cyber security trends, read my Cyber security trends 2019 posting.

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  1. Tomi Engdahl says:

    China Just Weaponized The Smartphone: Here’s Why You Should Be Concerned
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/2019/11/29/china-just-weaponized-the-smartphone-heres-why-you-should-be-concerned/?fbclid=IwAR1onKw7QLBtI-9p2RqNUUN2AA2VJR5T7gSdWJyWfpIWAXAQul0U2XjehBY#63663b1660c3

    It isn’t just Zapya, of course, and its developers had not responded to a request for comment at the time of publishing. Allegations that the authorities actively monitor communications on Tencent’s WeChat have long been made, and Western apps like WhatsApp are an immediate red flag. “Uighurs inside and outside China now live with the knowledge that their communications are constantly monitored by the authorities,” ICIJ says in its analysis of the leaked documents.

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  2. Tomi Engdahl says:

    APT33 has shifted targeting to industrial control systems software, Microsoft says
    https://www.cyberscoop.com/apt33-microsoft-iran-ics/

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  3. Tomi Engdahl says:

    New Attacks Against 4G, 5G Mobile Networks Re-Enable IMSI Catchers
    https://thehackernews.com/2019/02/location-tracking-imsi-catchers.html

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