Sun.Jul 21, 2019

Hackers breach 62 US colleges by allegedly exploiting Ellucian Banner Web flaw

Security Affairs

Hackers breached at least 62 college and university networks exploiting a flaw in Ellucian Banner Web Tailor, a module of the Ellucian Banner ERP.

Adware Is the Malware You Should Actually Be Worried About

WIRED Threat Level

For all the attention on sophisticated nation-state attacks, the malware that’s most likely to hit your phone is much more mundane. Security Security / Security News

Emsisoft releases a second decryptor in a few days, this time for ZeroFucks ransomware

Security Affairs

Security experts at Emsisoft released a second decryptor in a few days, this time announced a free decryptor for the ZeroFucks ransomware.

Halfway Through: How Are My Predictions 2019 Shaping Up?

John Battelle's Searchblog

I like to keep myself honest when it comes to predictions. Now that six months of 2019 are in the books (well, nearly seven given how intermittent my postings have been this year), it’s time to see how things are tracking.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

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WizzAir informed customers it forced a password reset on their accounts

Security Affairs

The airline company WizzAir informed its customers that it had reset the account passwords due to a technical issue in the system. The airline company WizzAir had reset the account passwords of its users due to a technical issue in its system.

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Twitter account of Scotland Yard hacked and posted bizarre messages

Security Affairs

The principal Twitter account of Scotland Yard, which has more than 1.2 million followers, was hacked and tweeted a series of bizarre messages on Friday night.

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When local councils use data tools to classify us, what price freedom? | Kenan Malik

The Guardian Data Protection

From predictions of crime to identifying endangered children, we are in thrall to tech Are you a “metro high-flyer” or part of an “alpha family”? A “midlife renter” or a “cafes and catchments” sort? An “estate veteran” or a “bus-route renter”? You may not know, but if you live in Nottingham or Kent, your local council certainly does. And if you’re from Durham, so does the bobby on the beat.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 223 – News of the week

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs. Kindle Edition. Paper Copy. Once again thank you! For nearly a year, Brazilian users have been targeted with router attacks. NCSC report warns of DNS Hijacking Attacks.