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Data loss, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Ransomware attack foiled, but details of 540,000 sports referees still stolen by hackers

September 22, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

The details of approximately 540,000 sports referees, league officials and game officials have been stolen by hackers after an attack on ArbiterSports, a company owned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to provide match scheduling and training software and […]


Network security, Security

DDoS Attacks Impact the Election Process

September 22, 2020

Via: Radware Blog

Election interference is defined as an attempt by a government to influence an election in another country for political gain. Via covert and overt operations, both nation states and individuals have been able to accomplish regime change. The only thing […]


Mobile, Privacy protection

The Fight Over the Fight Over California’s Privacy Future

September 21, 2020

Via: Wired

WHEN STATE SENATOR Bob Hertzberg learned that an ambitious privacy initiative had gotten enough signatures to qualify for the ballot in California, he knew he had to act quickly. “My objective,” he says, “was to get the damn thing off […]


Network security, Security

US House Passes IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act

September 21, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act, a bill designed to improve the security of IoT devices. The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act First was first introduced in 2017, and later in 2019, a new […]


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 […]


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 warfare, Cyber-crime, Hacker, Threats & Malware

Russia-Backed Hackers Try to Harvest Office 365 Credentials

September 14, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Microsoft is providing additional details about how a hacking group affiliated with Russian military intelligence is attempting to harvest Office 365 credentials associated with election campaigns in the U.S. and U.K. Last week, Microsoft reported Russian, Chinese and Iranian hackers […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Content fraud takes a bite out of brand reputation

September 9, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Organizations that allow users and third parties to list products and services, post reviews, classifieds and other content on their ecommerce, mobile and social media platforms have become major targets for scammers looking to steal credentials, take over accounts and […]