New US Electronic Warfare Platform

Schneier on Security

The Army is developing a new electronic warfare pod capable of being put on drones and on trucks.the Silent Crow pod is now the leading contender for the flying flagship of the Army's rebuilt electronic warfare force. Now it's being urgently rebuilt to counter Russia and China , whose high-tech forces unlike Afghan guerrillas -- rely heavily on radio and radar systems, whose transmissions US forces must be able to detect, analyze and disrupt.

Maze ransomware operators claim to have breached LG Electronics

Security Affairs

Maze ransomware operators claims to have breached the South Korean multinational electronics company LG Electronics. Researchers at Cyble discovered a data leak of LG Electronics published by Maze ransomware operators. “As part of our regular darkweb monitoring, our researchers came across the data leak of LG Electronics been published by the Maze ransomware operators. In 2014 its global sales reached $55.91

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Calculating electronic records storage costs

The Schedule

This post will do the same for electronic records and follows the same formula of not taking into account personnel or overhead costs or depreciation of equipment. If you prefer a truncated version of this information, I’ve created a 1-page brochure of questions to consider about electronic records storage costs. Calculating the costs for storing your electronic records on premise will largely depend on the size of your organization.

Supply-Chain Attack against the Electron Development Platform

Schneier on Security

Electron is a cross-platform development system for many popular communications apps, including Skype, Slack, and WhatsApp. From a news article : At the BSides LV security conference on Tuesday, Pavel Tsakalidis demonstrated a tool he created called BEEMKA , a Python-based tool that allows someone to unpack Electron ASAR archive files and inject new code into Electron's JavaScript libraries and built-in Chrome browser extensions.

Keeping up with Quantum Technology | Quantum Computing

Everteam

While everyone is digging deep into the Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain and many other new digital transformation phenomena, Quantum Computing has been transformed from theory to reality. Listed under one of the ten strategic technology trends for 2019 according to Gartner, Quantum Computing has been grabbing the headlines. Quantum physics is no longer a matter for physicians only to discuss, it is penetrating the Technological world.

RCE flaw in Electronic Arts Origin client exposes gamers to hack

Security Affairs

Electronic Arts (EA) has fixed a security issue in the Windows version of its gaming client Origin that allowed hackers to remotely execute code on an affected computer. Electronic Arts (EA) has addressed a vulnerability in the Windows version of its gaming client Origin that allowed hackers to remotely execute code on an affected computer. Electronic Arts already released a security patch for the remote code execution vulnerability.

Arrow Electronics to Leave ITAD Sector

InfoGoTo

Global ITAD services provider Arrow Electronics will close the asset disposition side of its business by the end of the year after the company experienced two quarters of worsening financial returns. The publicly-traded company on July 15 announced its preliminary second-quarter financial results, which showed lower returns than anticipated. In one of those decisions, the company elected to close its PC and mobility asset disposition business.

Security Vulnerability in ESS ExpressVote Touchscreen Voting Computer

Schneier on Security

Of course the ESS ExpressVote voting computer will have lots of security vulnerabilities. It's a computer, and computers have lots of vulnerabilities. This particular vulnerability is particularly interesting because it's the result of a security mistake in the design process. Someone didn't think the security through, and the result is a voter-verifiable paper audit trail that doesn't provide the security it promises. Yes, they're computers.

Magecart cybercrime group stole customers’ credit cards from Newegg electronics retailer

Security Affairs

Magecart hackers have stolen customers’ credit card data from the computer hardware and consumer electronics retailer Newegg. The Magecart cybercrime group is back, this time the hackers have stolen customers’ credit card data from the computer hardware and consumer electronics retailer Newegg. behind the Ticketmaster and British Airways data breaches has now victimized popular computer hardware and consumer electronics retailer Newegg.

The Race is On! Crypto Agility vs Quantum Computing. Who is ahead?

Thales eSecurity

Preparing for Data Security in the Quantum Computing Era. Each passing day brings the world closer to the exciting reality of powerful quantum computing. Weather prediction, air traffic control, urban planning, defense strategies, medical research and so much more will be affected by the new era of computing power in ways we can’t even yet predict. Quantum computing is a threat to public key infrastructure and security systems that rely on it.

The Four Phases of CES: I, Consumer, Am Electronic

John Battelle's Searchblog

The post The Four Phases of CES: I, Consumer, Am Electronic appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Call that the first incarnation of CES – literally, electronics for consumers. But starting in the mid to late 1908s, a brash new industry was starting to take over the “buzz” on the show floor – personal computers. The PC era of CES was its second incarnation, and it brought our industry onto the show floor in a big way.

The City of Durham shut down its network after Ryuk Ransomware attack

Security Affairs

The City of Durham, North Carolina, was the last victim in order of time of the infamous Ryuk ransomware that infected its systems. The City of Durham, North Carolina was forced to shut down its network after its systems have been infected with the Ryuk Ransomware during the weekend. “According to the SBI, the ransomware, named Ryuk, was started by a Russian hacker group and finds its way into a network once someone opens a malicious email attachment.

New IRS Site Could Make it Easy for Thieves to Intercept Some Stimulus Payments

Krebs on Security

And earlier today, the IRS unveiled a Web site where it is asking those non-filers to provide their bank account information for direct deposits. In most cases, the victim only finds out when he or she goes to file their taxes and has the return rejected because it has already been filed by scammers. Unfortunately, SSN and DOB data is not secret , nor is it hard to come by. More importantly, it appears one doesn’t really need to supply one’s AGI in 2018.

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules that Forcing Provision of Computer Password Violates the Fifth Amendment: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

At Appellant’s apartment, after the agents discovered a single computer, an HP Envy 700 desktop, which was encrypted with TrueCrypt, Appellant informed the agents that he lived alone, that he was the sole user of the computer, and that only he knew the password to his computer. When the agent requested that Appellant provide him with the password to the computer, he responded: “It’s 64 characters and why would I give that to you? In Commonwealth v.

Top 11 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) Software Solutions

Cllax

In it’s simplest form EDI can be defined as the transfer of structured data, by agreed message standards, from one computer system to another without human intervention. In essence, it. What is EDI? Software and Tools

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Ruling on Common Law Duty to Protect Electronic Employee Data

Hunton Privacy

The case arose from a data breach in which criminals accessed UPMC’s computer systems and stole the personal and financial information of 62,000 current and former UPMC employees. The court held that: (1) an employer has a duty under Pennsylvania common law to use reasonable care to safeguard its employees’ sensitive personal information that it stores on Internet-accessible computer systems; and (2) Pennsylvania’s economic loss doctrine did not bar the plaintiffs’ negligence claim.

What is data loss and how does it work?

IT Governance

It’s a specific type of data breach, falling into the ‘availability’ category of data security (the other two categories being ‘confidentiality’ and ‘integrity’). Once that happens, it’s very hard to rescue the laptop and the information stored on it. Computer viruses.

RIM-brain in Movies and TV

The Texas Record

K-2SO was then able to login to the computer system in the Scarif base. But here is where it gets weird and causes RIM-Brain. Tips and Topics computer systems data digital preservation electronic records entertainment Filing Systems fun movies television

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Maryland Court Finds Coverage for Lost Data and Slow Computers After Ransomware Attack

Hunton Privacy

State Auto Property and Casualty Insurance Company , finding coverage for a cyber attack under a non-cyber insurance policy after the insured’s server and networked computer system were damaged as a result of a ransomware attack. This is significant because it demonstrates that insureds can obtain insurance coverage for cyber attacks even if they do not have a specific cyber insurance policy. State Auto denied coverage for the cost of replacing the computer system.

HHS Releases Guidance on HIPAA and Cloud Computing

Hunton Privacy

Earlier this month, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights issued guidance (the “Guidance”) for HIPAA-covered entities that use cloud computing services involving electronic protected health information (“ePHI”). The BAA also must require the CSP to report to the covered entity or business associate whose ePHI it maintains any security incidents of which it becomes aware.

Court Rules Fraud Involving a Computer Is Not ‘Computer Fraud’ under Crime Protection Policy

Hunton Privacy

18, 2016), that a crime protection insurance policy does not cover loss resulting from a fraudulent email directing funds to be sent electronically to the imposter’s bank account because the scheme did not constitute “computer fraud” under the policy. Apache then proceeded to make payment to the fraudulent account when it came time to pay Petrofac’s invoices. Apache recouped a portion of the payments from its bank and attempted to recover the balance from its insurer.

Building the Relationship Between RM and IT

The Texas Record

Whether it’s creating and securing electronic records or establishing a process to capture records from social media sites, records managers often find themselves working closely with their Information Technology (IT) Departments. Who approached who first, was it because of an issue or was the approach voluntary? MW : “ Working with IT has been a mixed-bag. Initially, our IT would buy the products then force them upon the agency staff.

Germany makes its cyber capabilities available for NATO alliance

Security Affairs

Germany announced it is going to make its cyber capabilities available for the NATO alliance to help fight hacking and electronic warfare. Germany is going to share its cyber warfare capabilities with the NATO alliance to protect members of the alliance against hacking and electronic warfare. Each Ally is committed to improving its resilience to cyber attacks and the ability to promptly respond to cyber attacks, including in hybrid contexts.

The Pulse of ITAD: The Benefits of Remarketing

InfoGoTo

Why prioritize IT asset reuse over recycling? Due to the high energy cost of recycling, reusing a computer can be 20 times more energy efficient than recycling it. tons of water, according to the Electronics TakeBack Coalition.

Understanding Blockchain and its Impact on Legal Technology, Part Two

eDiscovery Daily

Now, Tom has written another terrific overview regarding blockchain and legal technology titled Understanding Blockchain and its Impact on Legal Technology that we’re happy to share on the eDiscovery Daily blog. Much speculation centered around the name being based on a setting in the 1996 movie Rising Sun; however, it was believed the true authors were several cryptography and computer science experts of non-Japanese descent. It’s a hacker’s nightmare.

Why Process in eDiscovery? Isn’t it “Review Ready”?: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

Craig, who introduced the new primer in his latest blog post – the 200th of his excellent Ball in Your Court blog – asked the questions posed in the title of this post in the beginning of that primer (after the Introduction) and confronts a myth that many attorneys believe with regard to electronic files and how easily(and quickly) they can be made ready for production. Yes, it’s technical. Isn’t it “Review Ready”?: Electronic Discovery Processing

Understanding Blockchain and its Impact on Legal Technology, Part Four

eDiscovery Daily

Now, Tom has written another terrific overview regarding blockchain and legal technology titled Understanding Blockchain and its Impact on Legal Technology that we’re happy to share on the eDiscovery Daily blog. And since the decentralized nature of blockchains encourages data sharing, it works better whether the network is local or worldwide. Blockchain eliminates the risks that come with centralized data because it stores data across the network.

Despite Estimate of 37 Years to Crack iPhone, Government Doesn’t Have to Return it – Yet: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

Wolford denied the defendant’s Motion for Return of Property Under Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 41(g), ruling that “[t]he government’s evidentiary interest in the [defendant’s] iPhone outweighs Defendant’s interest in its return, at least at this stage of the proceedings”. Instead, Defendant argues that his interest in his iPhone and the information contained therein exceeds the government’s interest in the device, and thus, the Court should order its return.”.

Differences in a Physical and Logical Hard Drive Crash

Record Nations

Imagine you turn on your computer, and a message pops up that reads “error.” When a hard drive crash occurs, it loses countless amounts of data. Additionally, it’s important you’re able to quickly diagnose your problem and find a solution. Electronic Document Management” This type of warning indicates the need to take action. Hard drive crashes can occur at […].

Microsoft Calls for Legislative Action to Set Rules for Cloud Computing

Hunton Privacy

Microsoft is urging Congress and the information technology industry to act now to ensure that cloud computing is guided by an international commitment to privacy, security and transparency for consumers, businesses and government. Information Security Online Privacy Cloud Computing Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Electronic Communications Privacy Act Microsoft

Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?: eDiscovery Throwback Thursdays

eDiscovery Daily

So, a workstation displaying the time of an email in Central time would display it as UTC?05:00 So, it’s 7:11 (oh, thank heaven!) Does anybody really know what time it is? OK, it’s an old song by Chicago (back then, they were known as the Chicago Transit Authority). But, the question of what time it really is has a significant effect on how eDiscovery is handled. Why is it a big deal? The post Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?:

FAQ: How does web archiving fit into records management?

The Texas Record

The benefits are that this practice shows your records management program: is proactive about capturing and preserving its records. has the potential to reconstruct its website if the need arises. will have the capacity to examine what its website or one of its webpages looked like in April 2020 versus at another point in time, and it will be able to provide this information to others. Records Management for Blogs, Texts, Social Media, Cloud Computing and more!

Steelcase office furniture giant hit by Ryuk ransomware attack

Security Affairs

Office furniture company Steelcase was hit by Ryuk ransomware attack that forced it to shut down its network to avoid the malware from spreading. It is the largest office furniture manufacturer in the world.

GravityRAT malware also targets Android and macOS

Security Affairs

GravityRAT is a malware strain known for checking the CPU temperature of Windows computers to avoid being executed in sandboxes and virtual machines. The GravityRAT malware Access Trojan (RAT) is believed to be the work of Pakistani hacker groups, it is under development at least since 2015.

Sopra Steria hit by the Ryuk ransomware gang

Security Affairs

French IT outsourcer Sopra Steria hit by ‘cyberattack’, Ryuk ransomware suspected. A cyber attack was detected on the Sopra Steria computer network on the evening of October 20. ” The European IT firm has 46,000 employees operating in 25 countries worldwide.

Capital One data breach: hacker accessed details of 106M customers before its arrest

Security Affairs

“A former Seattle technology company software engineer was arrested today on a criminal complaint charging computer fraud and abuse for an intrusion on the stored data of Capital One Financial Corporation, announced U.S. I commend our law enforcement partners who are doing all they can to determine the status of the data and secure it.” Thompson was charged with computer fraud and abuse in U.S. Capital One, one of the largest U.S.

How Did We Get Here? Five Technologies that led to electronic records

Positively RIM

The RIM world still wrestles with the progression of paper records into electronic records, as well as the integration of the two. To successfully address these issues, it helps to know the back-story. It’s not surprising that records management borrowed heavily from Library Science. When the technology raised its capacity and lowered its costs, digital storage of images became practical. Computer power.

Four individuals charged for the recent Twitter hack

Security Affairs

US authorities announced the arrest of 17-year-old Graham Ivan Clark from Tampa, Florida, it is suspected to have orchestrated the recent Twitter hack. Four suspects were charged for their alleged involvement in the recent Twitter hack, announced the Department of Justice.

EVRAZ operations in North America disrupted by Ryuk ransomware

Security Affairs

Computer systems at EVRAZ, a multinational vertically integrated steel making and mining company, have been hit by Ryuk ransomware. EVRAZ is owned by the popular Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, it employs more than 1,400 people in the United States and 1,800 in Canada. “Manufacturing has been halted at most plants, our source told us, and the company’s IT staff is working to contain the infection and prevent it from spreading.”

This is the old ChiefTech blog.: The Circle of Computing Life

ChiefTech

Sunday, 1 July 2007 The Circle of Computing Life I came across a great book a few weekends ago, called A Computer Called LEO , that tells the story of the first computer to be used by business. Its a particularly unusual story, because the idea for the computer in question emerged in the first half of the last century on the back of early management thinking (particularly scientific management) and the needs of Joseph Lyons and Co.