Sun.Feb 16, 2020

Over 500 Chrome Extensions Secretly Uploaded Private Data

WIRED Threat Level

A researcher discovered that hundreds of extensions in the Web Store were part of a long-running malvertising and ad-fraud scheme. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

Fox Kitten Campaign – Iranian hackers exploit 1-day VPN flaws in attacks

Security Affairs

Iranian hackers have been hacking VPN servers to plant backdoors in companies around the world. Iran-linked attackers targeted Pulse Secure, Fortinet, Palo Alto Networks, and Citrix VPNs to hack into large companies as part of the Fox Kitten Campaign.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Your DNA is a valuable asset, so why give it to ancestry websites for free? | Laura Spinney

The Guardian Data Protection

DNA testing companies are starting to profit from selling our data on to big pharma. Perhaps they should be paying us The announcement by 23andMe, a company that sells home DNA testing kits, that it has sold the rights to a promising new anti-inflammatory drug to a Spanish pharmaceutical company is cause for celebration. The collected health data of 23andMe’s millions of customers have potentially produced a medical advance – the first of its kind.

Organizers of major hacking conferences in Asia put them on hold due to Coronavirus outbreak

Security Affairs

Organizers of Black Hat Asia and DEF CON China security conferences announced that they put the events on hold due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

Mobile Collection: It’s Not Just for iPhones Anymore, Part Two

eDiscovery Daily

Editor’s Note: Tom O’Connor is a nationally known consultant, speaker, and writer in the field of computerized litigation support systems. He has also been a great addition to our webinar program, participating with me on several recent webinars.

More Trending

US administration requests $9.8B for cyber 2021 budget for the Department of Defense

Security Affairs

The US administration requested $9.8 billion for cyber in next year’s budget for the Department of Defense, the amount is the same as last year. The US administration requested $9.8

Security Affairs newsletter Round 251

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs. Maastricht University finally paid a 30 bitcoin ransom to crooks. Massive DDoS attack brought down 25% Iranian Internet connectivity. The number of cyber attacks on Saudi Aramco is increasing.