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Data loss

Over 5 million Social Security numbers exposed in Kansas breach: report

July 21, 2017

Via: The Hill

A breach of a Kansas Department of Commerce system exposed more than 5 million Social Security numbers to hackers, according to a reportfrom a local news outlet. The Kansas News Service obtained information through a public records request that revealed that roughly […]


Access control, Privacy protection

3 Ways to Keep Your Data Private When You’re in Public

July 21, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Public Wi-Fi has made it easier than ever to be productive no matter where you are – at the airport, in a coffee shop and, in some communities, even just sitting on a park bench. But that productivity can come […]


Network security

7 tips to secure against IoT cyberthreats

July 21, 2017

Via: CSO Online

For years, experts have warned about the danger of Internet of Thing devices, often built by companies on the cheap with little or no interest in building security into their products. Many of these insecure devices have found their ways into businesses, interacting and […]


Hacker, Malware

Hacker grabs $30 million in ether through Parity multisig wallet flaw

July 20, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Another day, another cryptocurrency heist: this time, the attacker has stolen some $30 million in ether (ETH – value token of the Ethereum blockchain) from a number of vulnerable multisig Parity Wallets. The attack and the current situation The zero-day […]


Application security

98% of Companies Favor Integrating Security with DevOps

July 20, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

An overwhelming majority of companies believe an integrated security and DevOps team makes sense, with 98% of survey respondents saying they are either planning to or have launched such an effort, according to a report released today by DigiCert. The […]


Mobile security, Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Segway miniPRO Flaws Put Riders at Risk of Injury

July 20, 2017

Via: Security Week

The Ninebot by Segway miniPRO hoverboard-style electric scooter is affected by several vulnerabilities that can be exploited to take control of the device and possibly injure the rider, security consulting firm IOActive warned. The Segway miniPRO is accompanied by a […]


Cloud security

Cloud Security Is Not an Either/Or

July 20, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

Now that cloud has become pervasive, organizations and individuals everywhere need to think about cloud security. To say that data is either fully secure or vulnerable in the cloud would be far too simplistic. Two Schools of Thought There are […]


Virus & Malware

DDoS Tools availability Online, a worrisome trend

July 20, 2017

Via: Security Affairs

As cyber crime reaches new levels with new malware & viruses being realized online on a daily basis it also becomes apparent that the increase in DDoS tools that require no apparent skills to use them, just providing the IP address it […]


Cloud security

Many businesses spend more than $100,000 annually on additional cloud security features

July 19, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Businesses prefer storing data in the cloud but plan to invest in extra security precautions, according to B2B ratings and reviews firm Clutch. Nearly 70% of businesses on the cloud prefer storing data in the cloud instead of on a legacy […]


Virus & Malware

Apple iOS Malware Growth Outpaces that of Android

July 19, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

iPhones and other devices running Apple’s iOS have seen a jump in malicious apps attacking them while Android malware infections have remained largely stable, according to a report released today by mobile security company Skycure. Enterprise iOS devices scanned by […]