Cryptojacking: Hackers Mining Bitcoin on Your Dime!

InfoGoTo

When cryptojacking, criminal hackers use enterprise computers to mine cryptocurrencies like bitcoin without the organization’s knowledge or consent, escaping the upfront costs of buying computers or computer processing power for the job. Illicit cryptominers seize a computer’s or device’s processor to mine the cryptocurrency. Good anti-phishing solutions and education programs can also mitigate the threat.

Here’s an ACEDS Houston CLE Event You Can Attend No Matter Where You Are: eDiscovery Education

eDiscovery Daily

One week from today, on Thursday, April 2 at noon CST (1:00pm EST, 10:00am PST), ACEDS will host the webinar Mining for Valuable Data – Collection Fundamentals.

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The Sheriffs are in Town: Recent Developments in Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) Enforcement and Investor Education

Data Matters

State regulators are also investigating trading platforms or mining operations that may be operating as unregistered brokers or dealers. FINRA’s warning highlights similar themes to the mock ICO website the SEC recently launched as part of an investor education initiative. Federal, state and self-regulatory agencies are focused on investor education and enforcement of securities laws related to token offerings, secondary trading platforms and mining operations.

Rocket.Build Community hackathons aren’t just for developers

Rocket Software

Working with Rocketeers whose jobs don’t intersect with mine is exciting. Education EventsPhoto: Kristen Eckman.

A Record Center is Not an Archives: Some thoughts from an interview

The Schedule

I was in a place with the [FPOW] program where I was mostly doing a lot of education work (campus workshops, webinars, etc.) though I am aiming to get back on the education horse for City employees. So I guess that’s a fifth component of the nature of the work, i.e. education (employees, researchers, public) on the records life cycle and its impact, and how to use what we have once it arrives here. in terms of text mining, metadata harvesting, etc.),

The importance of human intelligence grows in an AI-driven world

Information Management Resources

The ideal educational experience for today's data scientist provides the knowledge needed of statistics, database design and management, programming, data mining, visualization and predictive modeling. Data Scientist Machine learning Artificial intelligence

Jisc Futurist Q&A ? and 25 per cent off ILI Conference 2018

CILIP

ve always thought that Jisc was a great way to share the costs of national infrastructure for research and education, and I feel privileged to lead Jisc?s s looking at how research and education can respond to the challenges of what World Economic Forum chair Klaus Schwab terms the ?fourth

Vollgar botnet has managed to infect around 3k MSSQL DB servers daily

Security Affairs

Cybersecurity researchers spotted a crypto-mining botnet, tracked as Vollgar, that has been hijacking MSSQL servers since at least 2018. Researchers at Guardicore Labs discovered a crypto-mining botnet , tracked as Vollgar botnet , that is targeting MSSQL databases since 2018.

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Don’t Get “Wild” with Wildcards: eDiscovery Throwback Thursdays

eDiscovery Daily

One search related to mining activities, so the attorney decided to use a wildcard of “min*” to retrieve variations like “mine”, “mines” and “mining”. Words like “mink”, “mind”, “mint” and “minion” were all being retrieved in this search for files related to “mining”.

Guy Fawkes Day – LulzSec Italy hit numerous organizations in Italy

Security Affairs

Included in the breaches were Italy’s National Research Center , The Institute for Education Technologies , the ILIESI Institute for the European Intellectual Lexicon , National Mining Office for Hydrocarbons and Geo-resources , Ministry of Economic Development , State Police Association , Fratelli D’Italia , Lega Nord Trentino , Partito Democratico Siena , TV Trentino , Technapoli Equitalia , State Archives S.I.A.S. National Association of Professional Educators.

New Breach Exposes an Entire Nation: Living and the Dead

Adam Levin

The data included official government ID numbers, phone numbers, family records, birthdates, death dates (where applicable), marriage dates, education histories, and work records. A misconfigured database has exposed the personal data of nearly every Ecuadorian citizen, including 6.7

Access to over 3,000 compromised sites sold on Russian black marketplace MagBo

Security Affairs

Most of the compromised websites are e-commerce sites, but crooks also offered access to websites of organizations in healthcare, legal, education and insurance industries and belonging to government agencies.

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Don’t Get “Wild” with Wildcards: eDiscovery Throwback Thursdays

eDiscovery Daily

One search related to mining activities, so the attorney decided to use a wildcard of “min*” to retrieve variations like “mine”, “mines” and “mining”. Words like “mink”, “mind”, “mint” and “minion” were all being retrieved in this search for files related to “mining”.

Finding Positive Opportunity in Social Distancing

AIIM

It's also a personal belief of mine to make the most of any situation you find yourself in. And with learning on demand and how modular many educational events are, you can spread the learning over weeks or months, at a pace that works for you.

Flaws in Social Warfare plugin actively exploited in the wild

Security Affairs

Experts pointed out that attackers can exploit the vulnerabilities to take complete control over websites and servers and use them for malicious purposed, such as mining cryptocurrency or deliver malware.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in August 2019 – 114.6 million records leaked

IT Governance

Australian education provider TAFE NSW hit by phishing scam (30). French police ‘neutralize’ Monero mining virus as it spreads worldwide (850,000). Australians warned about glitch in education software that allows strangers to contact students.

Observations about Legaltech 2020 from Attendees: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

My obsession with learning all I could about a field most of us fall into rather than pursue and the event’s reputation as a party scene had encouraged me to prioritize other conferences with education sessions hyper-focused on eDiscovery throughout my first decade in the industry.

Will Lawyers Ever Embrace Technology?: eDiscovery Best Practices, Part Four

eDiscovery Daily

Craig Ball once made a great point in responding to a post of mine about educating lawyers when he said “ We not only need to persuade lawyers to take the plunge, we need to insure there’s a pool for them to jump into. Pursue online education?

NY Appeals Court Extends Discoverability of Social Media Photos to “Tagged” Photos: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

eDiscovery Daily is made available by CloudNine solely for educational purposes to provide general information about general eDiscovery principles and not to provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance. In Vasquez-Santos v. Mathew, 8210NIndex 158793/13 (N.Y.

Searching for Email Addresses Can Have Lots of Permutations Too: eDiscovery Throwback Thursdays

eDiscovery Daily

I suspect most of your hands are raised – I know mine is. eDiscovery Daily is made available by CloudNine solely for educational purposes to provide general information about general eDiscovery principles and not to provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance.

Sharenting, BYOD and Kids Online: 10 Digital Tips for Modern Day Parents

Troy Hunt

Education. Plus, she's both a teacher and a mother of kids a similar age to mine so her opinion holds a lot of weight in my book. It can also be thought-provoking, creative and educational and I'm sure we can all relate to examples at both ends of the extreme.

If You’re an eDiscovery Professional Interested in Predictive Coding, Here is a Site You May Want to Check Out: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

So far, Rob has received 19 responses (mine was one of those). eDiscovery Daily is made available by CloudNine solely for educational purposes to provide general information about general eDiscovery principles and not to provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance.

Thursday LTNY 2020 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

In addition to that, CloudNine conducted another great NineForum Discovery Education Series where prominent and highly respected eDiscovery and litigation support experts delivered 9 TED-style talks, 20 minutes each, covering important topics impacting the legal community.

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10 Personal Finance Lessons for Technology Professionals

Troy Hunt

Number 1 is "Mining, Resources & Energy" which had a local boom here but is now rapidly declining (down 14% on the previous year). Take mining out of the picture and the top industry ("Consulting & Strategy"), pays only 5% more than tech. Patience. Frugality. Sacrifice.

The Fenway Library Organization provides affordable digital preservation to its members

Preservica

They’re digitizing the handwritten prescriptions and trying to understand what kind of drugs were prescribed then – this scholarly material could be mined for different kinds of research projects.” Preservica’s consortia offering enables libraries, archives, museums, education, and government institutions with common requirements for long-term preservation to work together to preserve valuable long-term digital content.

Cases I Will Be Covering Today During Litigation Support Day: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

eDiscovery Daily is made available by CloudNine solely for educational purposes to provide general information about general eDiscovery principles and not to provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance. It’s a rare two-post day for us at eDiscovery Daily.

Susan Sherrouse AIIM18 Speaker Interview

AIIM

The onslaught of information is burying us - we need to learn how to dig out - and mine the gold - more effectively! I contend that it is a constant education process to differentiate Information Professionals from Information TECHNOLOGY Professionals. Here’s your chance to get to know our AIIM18 speakers a little better before you get to San Antonio and see them live. We can’t wait to see you April 11-13th. Name Susan Sherrouse Email susan.sherrouse@fluor.com.

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NewCo New York 2014: My Chairman’s Picks To Visit

John Battelle's Searchblog

Both are run by great colleagues of mine – so I already know a lot about their businesses. And GA is re-thinking education in the tech space, a burgeoning market that I’m keeping an eye on. Both are educational in nature, but very unique.

Leaders need the technical detail

MIKE 2.0

Those businesses that are on the winning side of history will have leaders who have taken the time to educate themselves on the most important innovations that are sitting in today’s laboratories. Medical, mining and energy businesses are among those that should be on the lookout for more immediate applications and perhaps partner on research efforts. I recently heard a financial services executive on the radio talking about Bitcoin.

On Finding Rabindranath Tagore

Unwritten Record

Tisha is a National Archives Volunteer and Judy is the manager of Volunteer and Education Programs at Archives II in College Park, Maryland. Educators and students in Urbana who drew inspiration from Tagore’s poetry, music, and art, became known as the Tagore Circle.

Archive-It Partner News, September 2018

Archive-It

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). by the Archive-It team. Community News. Archive-It at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. Archive-It 2018 Partner Meeting resources are now online.

2019 eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review, Part 2

eDiscovery Daily

eDiscovery Daily is made available by CloudNine solely for educational purposes to provide general information about general eDiscovery principles and not to provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance.

The Decreasing Usefulness of Positive Visual Security Indicators (and the Importance of Negative Ones)

Troy Hunt

And yes, we all know that the padlock never meant the site wasn't going to be nasty, but we also know the history with the way the masses have been educated about it and the assumptions they consequently draw. For example, from that talk of mine: That's stripe.ian.sh

Establishing Records Management at Brandeis—The First Eighteen Months

Brandeis Records Manager

in higher education (substitute your vertical market) were invaluable not only in getting up to speed with the industry, but also in empathizing with various university functions and their professionals. George Despres, University Records Manager, Brandeis University. The content in this blog reflects the opinions of the author, and not of Brandeis University.). What a year and a half it has been!

Our Data Governance Is Broken. Let’s Reinvent It.

John Battelle's Searchblog

Most of my career has been spent evangelizing the power of technology to positively transform business, education, and politics. Big data, data breaches, data mining, data science…Today, we’re all about the data.

On The Problem of Money, Politics, and SOPA

John Battelle's Searchblog

It’d cost me about as much as a year’s tuition at any one of our nation’s finer private educational institutions. ( image ) Earlier this week I ventured down to the Silicon Valley from my lair on the side of Mt. Tamalpais in Marin.

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"In Search of Objectivity" or "Listening to Those We Often Ignore"

Positively RIM

Rolling out the new program requires, among other things, advocacy, diplomacy, education, training and – above all else – effective communication. There, relatives from the generation before and after mine asserted opinions that they declared The Political Truth. Last week, an unexpected overlap “slapped me upside the face”: A prime challenge of corporate Records & Information Management matched current events, political opinion and social tumult.

Skeletons In Our Closet: Heavy Small Collections

Archives Blogs

The Field Museum does science outreach and education through SUE’s Twitter persona, @SUEtheTrex. This blog post is a slightly edited version of a talk I gave last Friday to our regional professional organization, New England Archivists.

Jason R. Baron of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP: eDiscovery Trends 2018

eDiscovery Daily

The environment that I see is one which is probably good for lawyers, because at least at firms like mine, companies are coming to us saying they really haven’t grappled with the disposition of legacy data. Where are mining operations? Who’s doing the mining? What is a blockchain’s future when all the tokens have been mined? This is the seventh of the 2018 Legaltech New York (LTNY) Thought Leader Interview series.

Fixing Data Breaches Part 2: Data Ownership & Minimisation

Troy Hunt

Yesterday, I wrote the first part of this 5-part series on fixing data breaches and I focused on education. Back in September, a number of people pointed me at Experian's "FREE Dark Web Email Scan" (capitalisation is theirs, not mine) because on the surface of it, it seemed similar to my Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) service. It's the absolute best bang for your buck by a massive margin and it pays off over and over again across many years and many projects.