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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in December 2020 – 148 million records breached

IT Governance

Financial information. Malicious insiders and miscellaneous incidents. In other news…. Cyber attacks. attack causes chaos in the Braunau town hall (unknown) Cyber ??attack

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Business ID Theft Soars Amid COVID Closures

Krebs on Security

To prove ownership over the hijacked firms, they hire low-wage image editors online to help fabricate and/or modify a number of official documents tied to the business — including tax records and utility bills. “It makes sense, because they’ve already got control over all these dormant businesses,” he said.

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Cybersecurity Risks of 5G – And How to Control Them

eSecurity Planet

Consumer electronics, business, network appliances, and industrial IoT (IIoT) devices are all driving the exponential growth of IoT systems. Edge computing is the relatively new focus on traffic as close as possible to the client device and user. Objectives for 5G Implementation Analyzing Progress and What’s To Come. What is 5G?

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The Hacker Mind Podcast: Reverse Engineering Smart Meters

ForAllSecure

For example, in 2009, the Obama administration provided financial incentives to utilities in the United States. And again, smart meters were positioned squarely as making the environment more friendly by knowing how and when energy is being used by individual customers. Environmental effects caused by pollution.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 22 – 28 January 2024

IT Governance

Compromised data includes victims’ names, addresses, phone numbers and Aadhaar numbers (a 12-digit government identification number). It remains unclear how the data breach occurred, but the attackers apparently suggested it was the result of “exploiting vulnerabilities within government databases of telecommunication systems”.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 26 February – 3 March 2024

IT Governance

Italian data protection authority fines Enel €79 million Italy’s data protection regulator, the Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali, has fined the country’s largest utility company, Enel, more than €79 million for misusing customer data for telemarketing. The ICO has issued an enforcement notice and a warning to the Home Office.

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How Content Services Are Enabling the Digital Transformation of Electric Utilities

AIIM

Electric utilities in the United States are a major source of CO2 – they created 1.55 And according to the US Energy Information Agency, consumption is expected to grow by 50% by the year 2050. To get greener, electric utilities must digitally transform. The Slow Transition to Green Energy. Artificial Intelligence.