Voting machine woes. Router exploits trouble Brazil, Bitpoint alt-coin exchange investigates theft. Facebook fined $5 billion. Power failures probably unrelated to cyberattacks. Amazon Prime phishing.


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Upgraded voting machines may not be as secure, or as upgraded, as election officials seem to think. Criminals continue to exploit routers in Brazil. A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange shuts down while it investigates a multimillion dollar theft. The Federal Trade Commission fines Facebook $5 billion over privacy issues. Weekend power outages seem not to have been the result of cyberattacks. Another city sustains a ransomware attack. Shop carefully on Amazon Prime Day. Joe Carrigan from JHU ISI on Apple pushing an update to mitigate Zoom conferencing app vulnerabilities. Guest is Patrick Cox from TrustID on government agencies using inadequate ID authentication via phone.

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