Fri.Mar 27, 2020

Insurer Chubb Investigating 'Security Incident'

Data Breach Today

Maze Gang Claims Insurer Is a Victim, Emsisoft Reports Switzerland-based global insurance firm Chubb acknowledges that it's investigating a "security incident." Meanwhile, the Maze ransomware gang is claiming Chubb is its latest victim, according to researchers at the security firm Emsisoft

A Twitch Streamer Is Exposing Coronavirus Scams Live

WIRED Threat Level

Kitboga has built a following by trolling telemarketers. Covid-19 opportunists have given him a whole new crop of targets. Security Security / Security News

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Hijacked Routers Steering Users to Malicious COVID-19 Sites

Data Breach Today

Researchers: Cybercriminals Use DNS Hijacking to Spread New Type of Infostealer Cybercriminals are waging brute-force attacks that enable them to change DNS settings on home and small business routers to redirect victims to fake COVID-19-themed websites that push infostealer malware, according to the security firm Bitdefender.

Ryuk Ransomware operators continue to target hospitals during COVID19 outbreak

Security Affairs

Operators behind the Ryuk Ransomware continue to target hospitals even as these organizations are involved in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Coalition Formed to Address COVID-19 Crisis

Data Breach Today

Observers Warn That Privacy, Security Must Be Adequately Addressed More than two dozen healthcare organizations and technology firms have formed a coalition to help address the COVID-19 crisis by using secure information sharing and data analysis.

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Analysis: Russia's COVID-19 Disinformation Campaign

Data Breach Today

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes how and why Russia is spreading disinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus: the latest CCPA regulation updates; a CISO's tips on securely managing a remote workforce

Purported Brute-Force Attack Aims at Linksys Routers as More People Work Remotely

Dark Reading

The attack takes control of poorly secured network devices, redirecting Web addresses to a COVID-themed landing page that attempts to fool victims into downloading malware

COVID-19: The Digital Exposure Crisis

Data Breach Today

Cybersecurity Specialist John Walker on Lack of Preparedness, Bad Cyber Practices in UK The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed more than policy and social gaps, says U.K.-based based cybersecurity expert John Walker.

0patch releases free unofficial patches for Windows 0days exploited in the wild

Security Affairs

ACROS Security’s 0patch service released unofficial patches for two Windows flaws actively exploited by attackers in the wild.

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.

Russia's Cybercrime Rule Reminder: Never Hack Russians

Data Breach Today

BuyBest Bust: Russia Charges 25 Individuals With Trafficking in Stolen Bank Card Data Russian authorities typically turn a blind eye to cybercrime committed by citizens, provided they target foreigners.

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Google Bans Infowars Android App Over Coronavirus Claims

WIRED Threat Level

Apple kicked Alex Jones out of the App Store in 2018. The Google Play Store has finally followed suit. Security Security / Security News

New financially motivated attacks in Western Europe traced to Russian-speaking threat actors

Security Affairs

Researchers at Group-IB observed new financially motivated attacks in Western Europe traced to Russian-speaking threat actors.

The Wild, Wild West(world) of Cybersecurity

Dark Reading

Though set in the future, HBO's "Westworld" works as an allegory for the present moment in cybersecurity

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Rookie of the Year: Perficient Wins at Domopalooza 2020

Perficient Data & Analytics

We’re excited to announce that we’ve been awarded Domo’s Rookie of the Year Award at the Domopalooza 2020 virtual conference. We’ve been partners with Domo for about a year now and look forward to continuing our relationship and sharing our delivery specialization and industry expertise.

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Malicious USB Drive Hides Behind Gift Card Lure

Dark Reading

Victims are being enticed to insert an unknown USB drive into their computers

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COUNTDOWN TO IBM THINK WITH IBM CHAMPION ANDY STEEDS

Rocket Software

This year, a record-breaking number of Rocket employees were named as 2020 IBM Champions—13 to be exact. To celebrate our ongoing partnership with IBM, and our dedication to innovation, legacy technologies and legendary results, we want to highlight them. .

IG Pro Speaks from Italy About COVID-19

IG Guru

Dear friends from all over the world, I’m an ARMA and I-SIGMA active member and at the same time I am the GM of OMTRA Srl, the oldest Information Governance company in Italy. I live and work in Milan, Italy, now “on the front line against COVID 19.”

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Current Operating Status

National Archives Records Express

During the current public health national emergency, the Office of the Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government remains ‘virtually’ open. All staff are 100% teleworking and our office is available to respond to questions or concerns.

Virgin Media Could Pay GB pound 4.5B for Leak Affecting 900,000 Customers

Dark Reading

A misconfigured database holding personal data was left available online between April 2019 and February 2020

Story of Gus Weiss

Schneier on Security

This is a long and fascinating article about Gus Weiss, who masterminded a long campaign to feed technical disinformation to the Soviet Union, which may or may not have caused a massive pipeline explosion somewhere in Siberia in the 1980s, if in fact there even was a massive pipeline explosion somewhere in Siberia in the 1980s.

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A missing authorization check in WordPre WPvivid plugin that can lead to the exposure of the database and all files

Security Affairs

Researchers warn of a security flaw recently addressed in the WPvivid Backup Plugin that could be exploited to obtain all files of a WordPress website.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

EDPS Publishes Letter Addressing Coronavirus and Monitoring Location Data

Hunton Privacy

On March 25, 2020, the European Data Protection Supervisor (“EDPS”) sent a letter to the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (“DG CONNECT”) addressing the various initiatives involving telecommunications providers at the Member State level to monitor the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak using location data.

Tips for choosing data management solutions: Consider roadmaps, partners, and talent

IBM Big Data Hub

IDC’s report, “ Choosing the Right Database Technology in the Age of Digital Transformation ” highlights the expanse of data management options as well as how that can cause confusion. Having clarity when looking to build new data applications or modernize workloads already in existence is essential.

Apple Unpatched VPN Bypass Bug Impacts iOS 13, Warn Researchers

Threatpost

The vulnerability can be exploited to reveal limited traffic data including a device’s IP address. Mobile Security Privacy Vulnerabilities Web Security apple Bug coronavirus COVID-19 data leak Encryption insecure connections ios iOS 13.4 iPad iphone network unpatched bug VPN work at home

Migrating Workloads to the Cloud with IBM Cloud Paks

Perficient Data & Analytics

This is the first in our series on IBM Cloud Paks. According to a study by McKinsey & Company , IT teams are migrating the simplest workloads to the cloud, but about 80% of workloads are still on-premises.

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Watchdog approves use of UK phone data if it helps fight coronavirus

The Guardian Data Protection

Information Commissioner’s Office says it would approve practice as containing strategy Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The UK’s privacy watchdog has said the government can use personal data from people’s mobile phones to track and monitor behaviour if it helps fight the spread of coronavirus.

COVID-19 Resources for Bank and Credit Union Leaders

Rippleshot

During times of uncertainty, fraudsters find new avenues to exploit. This is especially true during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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JIRA for Rocket Aldon

Rocket Software

Everyone loves JIRA (well, almost everyone). And what’s not to love? Many consider Atlassian’s JIRA the go-to tool for managing projects for many reasons. It’s highly customizable, it’s not restricted to a single platform, and it can be hosted on-prem or in the cloud.

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