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The Biggest Cybersecurity Crises of 2019 So Far

WIRED Threat Level

Ransomware attacks, supply chain hacks, escalating tensions with Iran—the first six months of 2019 have been anything but boring. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

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Amazon Admits Alexa Voice Recordings Saved Indefinitely


Amazon's acknowledgment that it saves Alexa voice recordings - even sometimes after consumers manually delete their interaction history - has thrust voice assistant privacy policies into the spotlight once again.

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US Cyber Command Warns of Outlook Vulnerability Exploits

Data Breach Today

Researchers Say Attackers Could Have Ties to Iranian-Backed APT Group The U.S. Cyber Command has issued a warning that attackers are attempting to exploit an older vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook to plant remote access Trojans or other types of malware within government networks.

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!

NEW TECH: A couple of tools that deserve wide use — to preserve the integrity of U.S. elections

The Last Watchdog

As the presidential debate season ramps up, the specter of nation-state sponsored hackers wreaking havoc, once more, with U.S. elections, looms all too large. It’s easy to get discouraged by developments such as Sen. McConnell recently blocking a bi-partisan bill to fund better election security , as well as the disclosure that his wife, Transportation Security Elaine Chao, has accepted money from voting machine lobbyists. Related: Why not train employees as phishing cops?

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20 Questions to Ask During a Real (or Manufactured) Security Crisis

Dark Reading

There are important lessons to be learned from a crisis, even the ones that are more fiction than fact

More US Cities Battered by Ransomware

Data Breach Today

Infected City Fires IT Manager; New Victims in Florida, Georgia More U.S. cities and other governmental units reportedly have been hit by ransomware in an unrelenting wave that has proved profitable for hackers. Here's a roundup of the latest incidents

The Simple Way Apple and Google Let Domestic Abusers Stalk Victims

WIRED Threat Level

To prove a point about common location-sharing apps, I asked my wife to use them to spy on me. Security Security / Privacy

Hacker who disrupted Sony gaming gets a 27-months jail sentence

Security Affairs

Austin Thompson (23) from Utah, the hacker who carried out massive DDoS attacks on Sony, EA, and Steam gets a 27-months prison sentence. The hacker who brought offline with massive DDoS attacks online gaming networks between December 2013 and January 2014 has been sentenced to 27 months in prison.

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.

Toyota's Car-Hacking Tool Now Available

Dark Reading

PASTA' hardware and software kit now retails for $28,300

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UpGuard: Unsecured Amazon S3 Buckets Exposed 1TB of Data

Data Breach Today

Cloud-Based Databases Belonged to IT Firm Attunity Several unsecured Amazon S3 buckets belonging to IT services firm Attunity left at least 1TB of data, including files from companies such as Netflix, TD Bank and Ford, exposed to the internet, UpGuard researchers disclosed.

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Google Releases Basic Homomorphic Encryption Tool

Schneier on Security

Google has released an open-source cryptographic tool: Private Join and Compute.

Tens of VMware Products affected by SACK Panic and SACK Slowness flaws

Security Affairs

Tens of VMware products are affected by recently discovered SACK Panic and SACK Slowness Linux kernel vulnerabilities. At least 30 VMware products are affected by recently discovered SACK Panic and SACK Slowness Linux kernel vulnerabilities.

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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.

New MacOS Malware Discovered

Dark Reading

A wave of new MacOS malware over the past month includes a zero-day exploit and other attack code


Facebook Takes Down Pages Loaded With Malware

Data Breach Today

Campaign Targeted Those Interested in Libyan Politics Malicious actors are increasingly using social media platforms to spread malware to unsuspecting victims.

US Journalist Detained When Returning to US

Schneier on Security

Pretty horrible story of a US journalist who had his computer and phone searched at the border when returning to the US from Mexico.

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Attunity data leak: Netflix, Ford, TD Bank data exposed by Open AWS Buckets

Security Affairs

Attunity data integration and big data management firm exposed a significant amount of sensitive data through unprotected Amazon S3 buckets. Data integration and big data management firm Attunity exposed a significant amount of sensitive data through unprotected Amazon S3 buckets.

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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.

US Military Warns Companies to Look Out for Iranian Outlook Exploits

Dark Reading

Microsoft patched a serious vulnerability in the Microsoft Outlook client in 2017, but an Iranian group continues to exploit the flaw

Automated Peril: Researchers Hack 'Smart Home' Hubs

Data Breach Today

Vulnerabilities Found in APIs Controlling Croatia-Based Zipato's IoT Devices Findings from researchers who hacked Croatia-based vendor Zipato's smart hub controllers, which can manage networked locks, lights and security cameras, underscore the risks that can accompany home automation devices.

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Ransomware Hits Georgia Courts As Municipal Attacks Spread

WIRED Threat Level

Almost every month in 2019 so far has seen reports of a local government falling prey to ransomware, but this series of attacks belies an even broader threat. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

Vulnerability in Medtronic insulin pumps allow hacking devices

Security Affairs

Medtronic and the US government have warned that some Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps are vulnerable to cyber attacks. Medtronic and the United States government have warned of a security vulnerability affecting some Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps that could be exploited by hackers.

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.

Thousands of Facebook Users Hit in Malware Distribution Campaign

Dark Reading

Operation Tripoli' is another reminder why users cannot trust every link they see on social media sites


DDoS Attacker Austin 'DerpTrolling' Thompson Gets Sentenced

Data Breach Today

Defendant Pleaded Guilty to Disrupting Sony Online Entertainment and Others A distributed denial-of-service attacker who crashed a popular gaming service at Christmas has been sentenced to serve 27 months in prison.


Research on Human Honesty

Schneier on Security

New research from Science : " Civic honesty around the globe ": Abstract: Civic honesty is essential to social capital and economic development, but is often in conflict with material self-interest.


FBI warns on sextortion scams targeting teenagers

Security Affairs

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a warning on Twitter regarding sextortion campaigns that are targeting teenagers in the United States. The FBI issued a warning on Twitter regarding sextortion attacks that are targeting teenagers in the United States.

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!

Lake City Employee Fired Following Ransom Payment

Dark Reading

The Florida city approved its insurer to pay $460,000 in ransom for a cyberattack that shut down servers, email, and phone

Hackers Slurp $500,000 Through 7-Eleven Mobile Payment App

Data Breach Today

Poor Password Reset Process Proves Too Convenient, as 900 Customers Affected Hackers appear to have accessed a new mobile payment app for 7-Eleven customers in Japan, taking about $500,000 from 900 customers over several days.

Prison Time for Former Equifax Executive

Adam Levin

The former CIO of Equifax has been sentenced to prison for selling his stock in the company before news of its 2017 data breach was publicly announced. Jun Ying, the former Chief Information Office of Equifax U.S.