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Email security, Security

New Microsoft 365 defaults, Application Guard beta add email protections

September 16, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Microsoft is pushing out more Microsoft 365 security settings that will increase security by default. You need to assess some of these settings for their impact on your business processes. One of the new Microsoft 365 defaults has to do […]


Network security, Security

Back to Basics: Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at Work

September 16, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

The importance of security culture can be seen now more than ever. Many of us work remotely; there are app concerns; and the lines between personal and business use of devices and networks are blurred, challenging our cyber resilience. Therefore, […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Personal Information of 46,000 U.S. Veterans Exposed in Data Breach

September 15, 2020

Via: Security Week

The data breach involved an online application pertaining to the Financial Services Center (FSC), which was accessed by “unauthorized users to divert payments to community health care providers for the medical treatment of Veterans.” The application was taken offline and […]


Network security, Security

Election security status: Some progress on ballot integrity, but not on Russian interference

September 15, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The presidential election in 2016 was a wake-up call that the security of the country’s election infrastructure can never again be considered a sure thing. During the last presidential campaign, Russia hacked into the Democratic National Committee’s network and stole […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

China-linked hackers target government agencies by exploiting flaws in Citrix, Pulse, and F5 systems, and MS Exchange

September 15, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

CISA published a security advisory warning of a wave of attacks carried out by China-linked APT groups affiliated with China’s Ministry of State Security. Chinese state-sponsored hackers have probed US government networks looking for vulnerable networking devices that could be […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Data of every Welsh Covid-19 patient leaked online

September 15, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Public Health Wales (PHW) has issued an apology and referred itself to the Information Commissioner’s Office after accidentally leaving the personal data of 18,105 individuals – everybody in Wales who tested positive for Covid-19 between 27 February and 30 August […]


Access control, Security

Risky development practice leaves company access keys exposed

September 15, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Company access keys, used by developers to authenticate into other systems, are all too frequently being left exposed to the public during the software development process, putting company data at risk of being compromised by malicious actors on the lookout […]


Network security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

More Printers Could Mean Security Problems for Home-Bound Workers

September 14, 2020

Via: Dark Reading

As employees outfit their home offices with the necessary technology to continue to work remotely, printer sales have surged in the first eight months of 2020, leaving security experts to worry that the devices may open up companies’ home-bound employees […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Over 1 Million Patients and Donors Impacted by Inova Health System Data Breach

September 14, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

The aftermath of Blackbaud’s data breach continues to extend, with Inova Health System stepping forward as the latest victim of the ransomware incident announced by the US-based cloud computing provider in May 2020. “Inova Health System (“Inova”), a non-profit health […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Development Bank of Seychelles Hit by Ransomware

September 14, 2020

Via: Security Week

Established in 1977, DBS is majority owned by the government of Seychelles, but it is non-budgetary dependent and operates on a commercial basis. The newly disclosed security incident, CBS reveals, was communicated by DBS on September 9, and an investigation […]