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Category: Data loss


Data loss, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Cisco Warns of Critical Flaws in Data Center Network Manager

June 27, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Cisco Systems has released emergency patches for two critical vulnerabilities in its Data Center Network Manager, which could allow attackers to take control of impacted systems. The Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) is Cisco’s network management platform for switches running […]


Application security, Data loss, Security, Threats & Malware

Facebook Faces Lawsuit Over Massive 2018 Data Breach

June 25, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Facebook lost a key court ruling last week and now must face a lawsuit tied to a data breach of its platform disclosed in 2018, which impacted nearly 30 million of its users. The data breach, first disclosed by Facebook […]


Data loss, Network security, Threats & Malware

5G subscriptions to reach 1.9 billion in 2024, critical IoT connections on the rise

June 14, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Rapid early momentum and enthusiasm for 5G has led Ericsson to forecast an extra 400 million enhanced mobile broadband subscriptions globally by the end of 2024. The June 2019 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report forecasts 1.9 billion 5G subscriptions […]


Data loss, Malware, Mobile, Privacy protection, Threats & Malware

Companies face regulatory fines and cybersecurity threats, still fail to protect sensitive data

April 30, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

22% of a company’s folders are accessible, on average, to every employee, according to the new report from the Varonis Data Lab, which analyzed more than 54 billion files. The report shines a light on security issues that put organizations […]


Data loss, Network security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

42% of used drives sold on eBay hold sensitive data, researchers find

April 30, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Selling your old hard drive on eBay may sound like a good way to squeeze a few extra bucks from unused hardware, but not if you don’t erase the data properly. A combined team of data recovery experts from Blanco […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Qualcomm chips leak crypto data from secure execution environment

April 25, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

A vulnerability in Qualcomm chips could be exploited by attackers to retrieve encryption keys and sensitive information from the chipsets’ secure execution environment, NCC Group researchers have found. Qualcomm chips vulnerability The security of Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs) such as […]


Data loss, Network security

Is your company leaking sensitive data via its Box account?

March 12, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Companies that use Box for sharing files and folders inside and outside the company are inadvertently leaving sensitive corporate and customer data exposed, cybersecurity firm Adversis warns. Their own research discovered much non-sensitive data but also database dumps of customer […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Have we reached peak privacy? How good IAM and privacy can coexist

February 11, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Data privacy has made big headlines in the last 12 months. Wherever we look there is an article about a data breach, a data protection regulation update, or a colleague talking about data privacy. It may have all become too […]


Data loss, Network security

Neiman Marcus to Pay $1.5 Million in Settlement with 43 States for Data Breach

January 11, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Neiman Marcus, the Dallas-based chain of luxury department stores, has agreed to pay $1.5 million in compensation to the 43 states affected by a 2013 data breach, announced Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday. This sum is significantly lower […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Social Security numbers exposed on US government transparency site

September 6, 2018

Via: Naked Security

The US government exposed dozens of people’s personal details, including social security numbers, due to an online mishap on a public transparency portal, it emerged this week. FOIA.gov, a site that centrally administers freedom of information act requests, had been […]