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  1. Commencement of certain sections of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 [The Presidency]
    - see also: GDPR vs POPIA
  2. Largest Ever Recorded Packet Per Second-Based DDoS Attack Mitigated by Akamai [Tom Emmons, Akamai]
  3. List of Ripple20 vulnerability advisories, patches, and updates [Ionut Ilascu, Bleeping Computer]
  4. Privacy-Focused OS Wants to Know How Facebook and the FBI Hacked it [Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai, Motherboard / Vice Media]
  5. Defending Exchange servers under attack [Microsoft Defender ATP Research Team]
  6. Turn on MFA Before Crooks Do It For You [Brian Krebs]
  7. Australian PM says nation under serious state-run ‘cyber attack’ – Microsoft, Citrix, Telerik UI bugs ‘exploited’ [Simon Sharwood, The Register]
    - official advisory here
  8. Glupteba – the malware that gets secret messages from the Bitcoin blockchain [Paul Ducklin, Naked Security / Sophos]
  9. Adobe Flash Player EOL General Information Page [Adobe] – and everyone in infosec rejoices :) [now we just need that pesky Java to EOL ;)]
  10. If a Cyber Security Report Falls in a Forest, Is Anyone Listening? [Ian Trump, HackRead]
  11. To evade detection, hackers are requiring targets to complete CAPTCHAs [Dan Goodin, Ars Technica]
  12. New technique protects consumers from voice spoofing attacks [Help Net Security]
  13. Academics studied DDoS takedowns and said they’re ineffective, recommend patching vulnerable servers [Catalin Cimpanu, Zero Day]
  14. Cyberbunker 2.0: Analysis of the Remnants of a Bullet Proof Hosting Provider [Karim Lalji and Johannes Ullrich, SANS ISC]
  15. Guy Who Reverse-Engineered TikTok Reveals The Scary Things He Learned, Advises People To Stay Away From It [Rokas Laurinavičius and Ilona Baliūnaitė, Bored Panda]
  16. My Adventures Hacking the iParcelBox [Sam Quinn, McAfee]