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Why Clouds Keep Leaking Data

Dark Reading

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It’s Google’s World. Your Business Is Just Living in It

Adam Levin

Fifty attorneys general announced earlier this month that Google is the target of an antitrust probe.

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AI Surveillance Tech Promises Safety, But at What Cost?

Data Breach Today

Security, Privacy, Data Protection and Liability Questions Remain Unanswered Artificial intelligence technologies that provide surveillance capabilities can have upsides as well as downsides. Unfortunately, as developers and governments rush to experiment, security, privacy, data protection and liability questions remain unanswered

Identity-based Cryptography

Thales eSecurity

Public key infrastructure (PKI) requires key distribution and has been long criticised for its usability issues [13,14,15]. In an experiment [15] conducted for analysing the usability of Mailvelop, a modern PGP tool rated 4.4

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

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

#ModernDataMasters: Nicola Askham, The Data Governance Coach


Kate Tickner, Reltio. Nicola Askham is the leading data governance training provider in the UK with over 16 years of experience and research in the field. She delivers training and consulting to major organisations to help them implement full data governance frameworks.

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DoorDash Says 4.9 Million Records Breached

Data Breach Today

Unusual Activity' By Third-Party Service Provider to Blame Food delivery startup DoorDash says 4.9 million customer, contractor and merchant records were breached after "unusual activity" by a third-party service provider.

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SHARED INTEL: Here’s one way to better leverage actionable intel from the profusion of threat feeds

The Last Watchdog

Keeping track of badness on the Internet has become a thriving cottage industry unto itself. Related: ‘Cyber Pearl Harbor’ is upon us There are dozens technology giants, cybersecurity vendors, government agencies and industry consortiums that identify and blacklist IP addresses and web page URLs that are obviously being used maliciously; and hundreds more independent white hat hackers are doing much the same.

Unfixable iOS Device Exploit Is the Latest Apple Security Upheaval

WIRED Threat Level

Any iPhone device from 2011 to 2017 could soon be jailbroken, thanks to an underlying flaw that there's no way to patch. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

Interview With the Guy Who Tried to Frame Me for Heroin Possession

Krebs on Security

In April 2013, I received via U.S. mail more than a gram of pure heroin as part of a scheme to get me arrested for drug possession. But the plan failed and the Ukrainian mastermind behind it soon after was imprisoned for unrelated cybercrime offenses.

Privacy without borders: Reality or Fantasy?

Imagine a world in which every country shared a vision and a common set of principles to protect and regulate the use of personal data. It would make international business far simpler, provide citizens in every country with the same privacy rights.

Emotet Botnet Now Using Snowden's Memoir as a Lure

Data Breach Today

Attackers Sending Emails Promising Copy of 'Permanent Record' A week after the Emotet botnet crept back to life, the attackers behind it are already trying a new way to ensnare victims - using Edward Snowden's newly released memoir as a phishing lure, according to the security firm Malwarebytes

NEW TECH: The march begins to make mobile app security more robust than legacy PC security

The Last Watchdog

Is mobile technology on a course to become more secure than traditional computing? Seven or eight years ago, that was a far-fetched notion. Today, the answer to that question is, “Yes, it must, and soon.”

Some Voting Machines Still Have Decade-Old Vulnerabilities

WIRED Threat Level

The results of the 2019 Defcon Voting Village are in—and they paint an ugly picture for voting machine security. Security Security / Security News

Iran denies successful cyber attacks hit infrastructures of its oil sector

Security Affairs

In the last hours, some western media reported destructive cyber attacks against infrastructures in the Iranian oil sector, but Iran denied it. Last week drone attacks have hit two major oil facilities run by the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia, one of them is the Abqaiq site.

The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

Google Calendar Privacy Concerns Raised

Data Breach Today

NEW TECH: How ‘cryptographic splitting’ bakes-in security at a ‘protect-the-data-itself’ level

The Last Watchdog

How can it be that marquee enterprises like Capital One, Marriott, Facebook, Yahoo, HBO, Equifax, Uber and countless others continue to lose sensitive information in massive data breaches? Related: Breakdown of Capital One breach The simple answer is that any organization that sustains a massive data breach clearly did not do quite enough to protect the data itself. It’s not for lack of trying.

Extreme-Risk Laws Reduce Gun Violence

WIRED Threat Level

Opinion: Red Flag laws help prevent suicides and mass shootings, and buy time for people in crisis to get help. Security Security / National Security Opinion

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Checkm8: unpatchable iOS exploit could lead to permanent jailbreak for iOS devices running A5 to A11 chips

Security Affairs

A security expert has released a new jailbreak, dubbed Checkm8, that impacts all iOS devices running on A5 to A11 chipsets , it works on iPhone models from 4S to 8 and X.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

Kaspersky: Dual-Use Dtrack Malware Linked to ATM Thefts

Data Breach Today

Remote Access Trojan Is Capable of Cyberespionage and Financial Fraud A newly discovered remote access Trojan called Dtrack has been targeting banks in India for well over a year, Kaspersky researchers say.

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MY TAKE: ‘Perimeter-less’ computing requires cyber defenses to extend deeper, further forward

The Last Watchdog

Threat actors are opportunistic, well-funded, highly-motivated and endlessly clever. Therefore cybersecurity innovations must take hold both deeper inside and at the leading edges of modern business networks. Related: Lessons learned from Capitol One breach Most of the promising new technologies I’ve had the chance to preview this year validate this notion.

Edward Snowden in His Own Words: Why I Became a Whistle-Blower

WIRED Threat Level

Book excerpt: As a systems administrator, the young man who would expose vast, secret US surveillance saw freedom being encroached and decided he had to act. Backchannel Security

A new Fancy Bear backdoor used to target political targets

Security Affairs

Security experts at ESET have uncovered a new campaign carried out by Russia-linked Fancy Bear APT group aimed at political targets. Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a new campaign carried out by Russia-linked Fancy Bear APT group (i.e.

JPMorgan Chase's Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty

Data Breach Today

Andrei Tyurin Stole Details of 83 Million Customers During Cybercrime Campaign Russian national Andrei Tyurin pleaded guilty to perpetrating massive hack attacks against leading U.S. financial services firms and others from 2012 to mid-2015.

Russians Hack FBI Comms System

Schneier on Security

The iOS 13 Privacy and Security Features You Should Know

WIRED Threat Level

Your iPhone just got a major security upgrade. Here are all the ins and outs. Security Security / Security Advice

North Korea-linked malware ATMDtrack infected ATMs in India

Security Affairs

Kaspersky experts spotted a new piece of ATM malware, dubbed ATMDtrack, that was developed and used by North Korea-linked hackers. Kaspersky researchers discovered a new piece of ATM malware, tracked as ATMDtrack, that was developed and used by North Korea-linked hackers.

Senator Demands Answers About Exposed Medical Imaging Data

Data Breach Today

TridentUSA Allegedly Exposed Data on More than 1 Million Patients Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.,

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On Chinese "Spy Trains"

Schneier on Security

The trade war with China has reached a new industry: subway cars. Congress is considering legislation that would prevent the world's largest train maker, the Chinese-owned CRRC Corporation, from competing on new contracts in the United States.

A Simple Way to Make It Harder for Mobile Ads to Track You

WIRED Threat Level

Beating back the scourge of online ad tracking entirely is almost impossible. But you can futz with your smartphone's "ad ID" to slow it down. Security Security / Security Advice

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Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Wyoming hit by ransomware attack

Security Affairs

Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Gilette, Wyoming is facing service disruptions after a ransomware attack hit its computer systems on Friday. On Friday, the Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Gilette, Wyoming, suffered a ransomware attack that is still causing service disruptions.

Bulgarian Man Sentenced for Massive Phishing Scheme

Data Breach Today

Svetoslav Donchev Helped Scam Victims Out of More Than $50 Million, Authorities Say A Bulgarian man has been sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty in connection with his role in running a large-scale phishing campaign that scammed victims out of $51 million