Alien Eye in the Sky 18th November 2016

November 17, 2016 | Javvad Malik
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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/

Javvad Malik

About the Author: Javvad Malik
The man, the myth, the blogger; Javvad Malik is a London-based IT Security professional. Better known as an active blogger, event speaker and industry commentator who is possibly best known as one of the industry’s most prolific video bloggers with his signature fresh and light-hearted perspective on security. Prior to joining AlienVault, Javvad was a senior analyst with 451 Research providing technology vendors, investors and end users with strategic advisory services, including competitive research and go-to-market positioning.
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