Mon.Apr 12, 2021

Facebook Tries to 'Scrape' Its Way Through Another Breach

Data Breach Today

Social Network Attempts 'Not Hacking' Spin on Theft of 533 Million Users' Details Facebook has been attempting to dismiss the appearance of a massive trove of user data by claiming it wasn't hacked, but scraped.

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ParkMobile Breach Exposes License Plate Data, Mobile Numbers of 21M Users

Krebs on Security

Someone is selling account information for 21 million customers of ParkMobile , a mobile parking app that’s popular in North America. The stolen data includes customer email addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers, license plate numbers, hashed passwords and mailing addresses.


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Texas Man Charged With Planning to Bomb AWS Data Center

Data Breach Today

DOJ: Suspect Believed He Could Disrupt 70% of Internet Traffic A Texas man is facing a federal charge after he allegedly tried to buy explosives from an undercover FBI agent to bomb an AWS data center in Virginia, according to the Justice Department.


Microsoft Warns of Malware Delivery via Google URLs

Dark Reading

A new campaign abuses legitimate website contact forms to send URLs that ultimately deliver the IcedID banking Trojan


The Unexpected Cost of Data Copies

This paper will discuss why organizations frequently end up with multiple data copies and how a secure "no-copy" data strategy enabled by the Dremio data lake service can help reduce complexity, boost efficiency, and dramatically reduce costs.

Iranian Nuclear Site Shut Down by Apparent Cyberattack

Data Breach Today

Report: Israeli Government Involved Israeli public media outlet Kan, citing intelligence sources, says an Israeli government cyberattack was responsible for the shutdown of an Iranian nuclear power facility on Sunday in what Iran describes as an act of "sabotage

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NSA Veterans Nominated for Top Cyber Posts

Data Breach Today

Chris Inglis Nominated for Cyber Director; Jen Easterly Tapped to Lead CISA President Joe Biden has nominated two U.S.

100M More IoT Devices Are Exposed—and They Won't Be the Last

WIRED Threat Level

The Name:Wreck flaws in TCP/IP are the latest in a series of vulnerabilities with global implications. Security Security / Security News

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Microsoft to Buy Nuance Communications for $19.7 Billion

Data Breach Today

Deal Part of Effort to Provide Industry-Specific Cloud Offerings Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced it will acquire cloud-based speech technology and artificial intelligence vendor Nuance Communications in an all-cash transaction valued at $19.7 billion.

Microsoft is open sourcing CyberBattleSim Enterprise Environment Simulator

Security Affairs

Microsoft released as open-source the ‘CyberBattleSim Python-based toolkit which is an Enterprise Environment Simulator. Microsoft has recently announced the open-source availability of the Python-based enterprise environment simulator. named ‘CyberBattleSim.’

Insights on Choosing an Identity Verification Solution Provider

Sort through today’s crowded identity verification solutions landscape with our guide, designed to help you choose the right provider based on your unique needs.

Why Is Mastercard Working on Digital ID Assurance?

Data Breach Today

Sarah Clark Discusses Card Payment Network's Expanded Mission Sarah Clark of Mastercard discusses why the card payment network is expanding its focus to include digital identity assurance

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Data Breaches, Class Actions and Ambulance Chasing

Troy Hunt

This post has been brewing for a while, but the catalyst finally came after someone (I'll refer to him as Jimmy) recently emailed me regarding the LOQBOX data breach from 2020.

LinkedIn confirmed that it was not a victim of a data breach

Security Affairs

LinkedIn has formally denied that the recently disclosed data leak was caused by a security breach, data were obtained via web scraping.

Biden Nominates Former NSA Officials for Top Cybersecurity Roles

Dark Reading

President Biden has nominated Jen Easterly as the new director of CISA and is expected to nominate Chris Inglis as the first national cyber director

Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

Expired certificate caused a Pulse Secure VPN global scale outage

Security Affairs

Pulse Secure VPN users were not able to login due to the expiration of a code signing certificate used to digitally sign and verify software components. Pulse Secure VPN users were not able to login after a code signing certificate used to digitally sign and verify software components has expired.

New Malware Downloader Spotted in Targeted Campaigns

Dark Reading

Saint Bot is being used to drop stealers on compromised systems but could be used to deliver any malware


Two former NSA Officials appointed by Joe Biden for prominent cyber roles

Security Affairs

President Joe Biden has appointed two former senior NSA officials for two prominent cyber roles in his administration. President Joe Biden has assigned to two former senior National Security Agency (NSA) officials key cyber roles in his administration.

INSPIRE 20 Podcast: Meet Erik Day, Senior Vice President, Small Business, Dell Technologies

Micro Focus

Erik Day, a senior vice president who leads Dell Technologies’ small-business division in North America and Brazil shares his thoughts on how he uses his influence for much more than just being a voice for the LGBTQ+ community.


Use It, Save It, Or Lose It: Spring Cleaning for Information Governance

Speaker: Speakers Michelle Kirk of Georgia Pacific, Darla White of Sanofi, & Scott McVeigh of Onna

As an organization’s most valuable asset, data should be cared for and integrated, managed, archived, and deleted as appropriate. Join Onna, Georgia Pacific, and Sanofi for this on-demand webinar as they discuss proactive, practical steps for kicking off your organization's own digital cleanup.

1.3M Clubhouse Users’ Data Dumped in Hacker Forum for Free


Clubhouse denies it was ‘breached’ and says the data is out there for anyone to grab. Breach Cloud Security Privacy Web Security

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Wake Up and Smell the JavaScript

Dark Reading

The SolarWinds attack showed the true meaning of a supply chain breach. And it's the canary in the coal mine for sensitive data on the Web

IcedID Circulates Via Web Forms, Google URLs


Attackers are filling out and submitting web-based "contact us" forms, thus evading email spam filters. Malware Web Security

Omdia Research Spotlight: XDR

Dark Reading

Few emerging cybersecurity market segments are garnering more attention than XDR. Here, Omdia highlights its recent research on XDR

Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

3 ways to bridge the cloud skills gap

OpenText Information Management

The benefits of moving to the cloud are established—it’s no longer a matter of if but of how and when businesses will make the transition. IDC reports that 90 percent of businesses are using cloud today on their journey to becoming a digital-first enterprise.

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Man Arrested for AWS Bomb Plot


A man caught in an FBI sting said he wanted to destroy "70 percent of the internet" by going after the tech giant's data centers. Cloud Security Government Privacy Web Security

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City ordered to produce messages in ‘native format’ via The Landmark

IG Guru

Overruling objections from Parkville’s mayor and aldermen, a judge ruled on Tuesday that the city officials of Parkville must produce discovery materials from their private messaging services as requested via subpoena.


OpenText World Europe 2021—Discover the Ultimate Cloud™

OpenText Information Management

Organizations have massively transformed over the past year. Work models are in flux, new endpoints are proliferating, data is under siege, consumer behavior is changing and global supply chains are being disrupted.

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Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Federal Reserve Chairman Says Cyber-Risk a Top Threat to National Economy

Dark Reading

Jerome Powell tells 60 Minutes that cyberattacks have the potential to do major damage to US financial system

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DAM for rent: The rise of cloud-based digital asset management by subscription

OpenText Information Management

The use of rich media in day-to-day operations is no longer limited to marketing departments or content-centric organizations like those in the motion picture industry, museums or news broadcasting. Rich media has now become a key part of almost any business.

Zero Trust: The Mobile Dimension


Hank Schless, senior security solutions manager at Lookout, discusses how to secure remote working via mobile devices. Cloud Security InfoSec Insider Mobile Security

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