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Network security

Bankers Life Hack Affects More Than 566,000

November 12, 2018

Via: DataBreach Today

Bankers Life is notifying more than 566,000 individuals, including Medicare supplemental insurance policyholders, that their personal information was exposed in a hacking incident. Employee credentials were compromised, enabling unauthorized third parties to gain access to certain company websites containing personal […]


Network security, Vulnerabilities

Why You Should Start Leveraging Network Flow Data Before the Next Big Breach

November 9, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Organizations tend to end up in cybersecurity news because they failed to detect and/or contain a breach. Breaches are inevitable, but whether or not an organization ends up in the news depends on how quickly and effectively it can detect […]


Network security

Five key considerations when developing a Security Operations Center

November 8, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Ensuring access to a reliable feed of threat intelligence through a security operations center (SOC) is an essential element of any organization’s security strategies today. However, establishing a SOC is a complicated endeavor, particularly when it comes to balancing the […]


Network security, Privacy protection

Researchers crack disk encryption in popular Samsung and Crucial SSDs

November 7, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

Researchers at Netherlands-based Radboud University, which is active in almost all scientific fields, have discovered grave security flaws in several popular solid-state drives (SSD) that promise full disk encryption. In a nutshell, they can be cracked. Self-encrypting drives are regarded […]


Network security

Election officials report spike in foreign hacking attempts: report

November 6, 2018

Via: The Hill

Hackers have attempted to breach U.S. election systems more than 160 times since August, according to a federal election threats report viewed by The Boston Globe. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reports show that foreign hackers have made dozens of […]


Network security

GPU side channel attacks can enable spying on web activity, password stealing

November 6, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Computer scientists at the University of California, Riverside have revealed for the first time how easily attackers can use a computer’s graphics processing unit, or GPU, to spy on web activity, steal passwords, and break into cloud-based applications. Marlan and […]


Hacker, Network security

Europe’s largest bank just got hacked

November 6, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

HSBC Bank, the seventh-largest banking and financial services organizations in the world and the largest in Europe, has been breached by hackers. The bank is now sending letters to an undisclosed number of customers notifying them that hackers have their […]


Network security, Vulnerabilities

Flaw in Icecast streaming media server allows to take off online Radio Stations

November 5, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Icecast streaming media server is affected by a flaw that could be exploited by an attacker to take off the broadcast of online radio stations. Icecast streaming media server is affected by a vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2018-18820, that could be […]


Network security, Privacy protection

Russian hackers compromise 120 million Facebook accounts; private messages on sale online

November 2, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

Facebook has fallen victim to countless security breaches and November brings even more bad news for the social network. Russian hackers are selling private conversations of at least 81,000 Facebook accounts at 10 cents per account, writes the BBC. According […]


Network security

GDPR’s First 150 Days Impact on the U.S.

November 2, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Weighing the impact of GDPR and how the historic legislation has shaped privacy protection measures in the U.S., so far. Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly entered the data privacy fray earlier this month, praising the European Union’s General Data Protection […]