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. In most of the plants, manufacturing operations were shut down at most plants.

#ModernDataMasters: Henrik Liliendahl, Chairman & CTO, Product Data Lake

Reltio

I got good grades in mathematics at school but it was an evening class in secondary school that I took in what was then called EDP (Electronic Data Processing) that got me started. We didn’t even have a computer at that school so the whole class was about things drawn on the blackboard. Then one day we had a trip to a larger college that actually had computers and I was hooked! I was educated in computer engineering but my first job was on the business side.

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P2P Weakness Exposes Millions of IoT Devices

Krebs on Security

A peer-to-peer (P2P) communications technology built into millions of security cameras and other consumer electronics includes several critical security flaws that expose the devices to eavesdropping, credential theft and remote compromise, new research has found.

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Understanding Blockchain and its Impact on Legal Technology, Part Two

eDiscovery Daily

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. Blockchain Electronic Discovery Project Management

DHS warns of cyber attacks against small airplanes

Security Affairs

The scenario is disconcerting, hackers could manipulate the electronic systems in the small airplanes to force them displaying false flight data to the pilot, with unpredictable consequences.

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

Security Affairs

Once it’s inside, Ryuk can spread across network servers through file shares to individual computers,” reads a post published by SBI. The City of Durham, North Carolina, was the last victim in order of time of the infamous Ryuk ransomware that infected its systems.

Why Workplace Automation is for Everyone

AIIM

Using such algorithms can free up entire departments, and certain tasks can then be delegated to automated computer processing. Aimed at protecting Google Compute Virtual Machines, Rubrik's service enables automated data lifecycle management across hundreds of projects.

Hackers Breached Virginia Bank Twice in Eight Months, Stole $2.4M

Krebs on Security

The email allowed the intruders to install malware on the victim’s PC and to compromise a second computer at the bank that had access to the STAR Network , a system run by financial industry giant First Data that the bank uses to handle debit card transactions for customers.

US DoJ indicts Chinese hackers over state-sponsored cyber espionage

Security Affairs

aka Baobeilong, aka Zhang Jianguo, aka Atreexp, both nationals of the People’s Republic of China (China), with conspiracy to commit computer intrusions, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft was announced today. The APT10 Group stole hundreds of gigabytes of sensitive data and information from the victims’ computer systems.

Nobody Doesn’t Like Terminating Sanctions for Fabrication of Text Messages: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

Acosta granted the defendants’ motion for terminating sanctions where the plaintiff was found to have manufactured text messages to support her claims of sexual harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. She also failed to preserve her phones and withheld the native, electronic versions of the text messages, in all likelihood to conceal her wrongdoing.” As a result, he granted the defendant’s motion for terminating sanctions and dismissed the plaintiff’s claims with prejudice.

93 Percent of Legal Professionals Surveyed by Consilio Think AI Will Be Helpful to Legal: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

When you travel to Dallas for the Masters Conference (which is today) and forget your laptop charger, then make a trip to Best Buy to get a replacement — only to get back to the hotel and find out that the one you bought doesn’t fit your laptop (even though it listed the laptop manufacturer on the package) you wind up typing your blog post on the hotel computer in the Business Center. Analysis Electronic DiscoveryThe things I do to get a blog post out.

Hacking avionics systems through the CAN bus

Security Affairs

The expert focused the analysis on the Controller Area Network (CAN) bus implements by two commercially available avionics systems from aircraft manufacturers who specialize in light aircraft.

Securing Elections

Schneier on Security

Today, we conduct our elections on computers. Our registration lists are in computer databases. And our tabulation and reporting is done on computers. We do this for a lot of good reasons, but a side effect is that elections now have all the insecurities inherent in computers.

GUEST ESSAY: The story behind how DataTribe is helping to seed ‘Cybersecurity Valley’ in Maryland

The Last Watchdog

Later in that decade, Frederick Terman returned to Stanford from Harvard as dean of the engineering school and encouraged the development of electronics in local businesses. Kleiner was the founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Perkins was an early Hewlett-Packard computer division manager.)

Mitsubishi Electric discloses data breach, media blame China-linked APT

Security Affairs

“An internal survey found that computers and servers at headquarters and major sites were subject to numerous unauthorized accesses.” Mitsubishi Electric disclosed a security breach that might have exposed personal and confidential corporate information.

Supply Chain Security 101: An Expert’s View

Krebs on Security

BK: But certainly there are some areas of computer hardware and network design where you absolutely must have far greater integrity assurance? It’s n ow almost impossible to for consumers to buy electronics stuff that isn’t Internet-connected.

Gaining New Workflow Efficiency at Fluid Components International

Synergis Software

When the senior management of Fluid Components International sent Karyn Dawes and her team on a quest to replace their manual document management with a computer system, their first choice was rejected for cost and complexity. Now they have more than document management, they have a complete engineering information management and workflow solution that serves multiple departments including manufacturing.

Supply Chain Security is the Whole Enchilada, But Who’s Willing to Pay for It?

Krebs on Security

based tech firm to secretly embed tiny computer chips into electronic devices purchased and used by almost 30 different companies. It also dominates the $1 billion market for boards used in special-purpose computers, from MRI machines to weapons systems.

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Understanding IoT Security Challenges – An Interview with an Industry Expert

Thales eSecurity

IoT devices typically have a small memory and a rudimentary operating system with no real user interface, and that presents a challenge as they have limited power, communication, and computing capabilities.

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Different types of cyber attacks

IT Governance

Malware is designed to disrupt and gain unauthorised access to a computer system. Social engineering deceives and manipulates individuals into divulging sensitive information by convincing them to click malicious links or grant access to a computer, building or system.

Regulation of AI-Based Applications: The Inevitable New Frontier

AIIM

There must be a balance between promoting AI innovation, its social utility, and safeguarding consumer rights, even though it is “ uncharted territory for an age that is passing the baton from human leadership to machine learning emergence, automation, robotic manufacturing and deep learning reliance. ”. According to the 2019 IDC study of spending on Artificial Intelligence (AI), it's estimated to reach $35.8 billion in 2019 and is expected to double by 2022 to $ 79.2

AUSTRALIA: Assistance and Access Act, December 2018 – Holy grail of uncertainty created by new rushed-in data encryption laws

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

It also amends a host of other Criminal Code and Crimes legislation providing new and additional powers to national intelligence agencies, including the Australian Border Force, in relation to the use of existing computer and data access warrants and powers, a crackdown on whistle-blowers, as well as increased penalties for non-compliance (up to AUD$10 million per offence in many cases).

Hacking The Hacker. Stopping a big botnet targeting USA, Canada and Italy

Security Affairs

I am a computer security scientist with an intensive hacking background. I do have a MD in computer engineering and a PhD on computer security from University of Bologna.

#ModernDataMasters: Henrik Liliendahl, Chairman & CTO, Product Data Lake

Reltio

I got good grades in mathematics at school but it was an evening class in secondary school that I took in what was then called EDP (Electronic Data Processing) that got me started. We didn’t even have a computer at that school so the whole class was about things drawn on the blackboard. Then one day we had a trip to a larger college that actually had computers and I was hooked! I was educated in computer engineering but my first job was on the business side.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2020 – 8.8 billion records breached

IT Governance

ATM manufacturer Diebold Nixdorf hit by ransomware attack (unknown). Advanced Computer Software Group exposed data of 190 law firms (10,000). Tesla has been getting rid of computers without wiping the hard drives (unknown).

On Open Platforms, Wifi, Home Automation, and Kitty Litter

John Battelle's Searchblog

Two years ago he sold his cleantech startup Zensi to Belkin International , a 30-year old computer networking and accessory firm in Los Angeles. The post On Open Platforms, Wifi, Home Automation, and Kitty Litter appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.

2019 end-of-year review part 1: January to June

IT Governance

Among other news: Lancashire-based Lad Media was wound up , and its director, Keith Hancock, was banned from forming or managing an organisation for four years, after the company was deemed to have violated the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).

White House Proposes Cybersecurity Legislation

Hunton Privacy

If enacted, this legislation will affect many government and private-sector owners and operators of cyber systems, including all critical infrastructure, such as energy, financial systems, manufacturing, communications and transportation. As we reported last week , on May 12, 2011, the Obama administration announced a comprehensive cybersecurity legislative proposal in a letter to Congress.

Broadcast or communicate? | ZDNet

Collaboration 2.0

Take a manufacturing firm operating on a just in time philosophy. Direct communication in the USA hasnt been a relationship killer in the USA Think Direct communication lends itself to electronic communication but not necessarily to email.

IDEA 2008: An Interview with Andrew Hinton

ChiefTech

I talked them into getting a computer (a Mac Plus), and buying a database package (something called Double Helix), and letting me build a client accounts system for them. The User Experience Design world is so distributed and virtual—we’re all in each other’s heads, mediated through electronics and words. As IDEA 2008 draws closer, the IA Institute is conducting a series of interviews with the speakers for the conference.