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Jeff Goldman - Article Archives - Page 6

Cloud Security Error Exposes Half a Million Voters' Personal Information

September 19, 2017
The exposed data, part of TargetSmart's VoterBase, belonged to third party vendor Equals3.
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84 Percent of IT Pros Say Threat Intelligence is Key to Security

September 18, 2017
Still, 69 percent say the data is too voluminous and complex to be actionable, a recent survey found.
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U.S. Government Bans Use of Kaspersky Software

September 15, 2017
Executive branch departments and agencies have 90 days to remove and discontinue use of all Kaspersky products.
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Equifax Breach Highlights Potential Impact of GDPR

September 14, 2017
Were the regulation already in effect, the company could have faced more than $120 million in fines.
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New Bluetooth Attack Affects Billions of Devices Worldwide

September 12, 2017
The exploit, which requires no user interaction, can give the attacker control of the affected device.
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Unpatched Open Source Software Flaw Blamed for Massive Equifax Breach

September 12, 2017
The Apache Struts security flaw had been disclosed in March of 2017.
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Protecting Big Data: Over 26,000 MongoDB Servers Hit by Ransom Attacks

September 11, 2017
In many cases, companies that paid the ransom were scammed -- the data had simply been wiped.
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Equifax Web Application Vulnerability Exposes 143 Million Social Security Numbers

September 8, 2017
The exposed information also includes names, birthdates and addresses, as well as some driver's license numbers, credit card numbers and other data.
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Critical Infrastructure Compromised: New Cyber Attacks Hit Energy Companies in U.S., Turkey, Switzerland

September 6, 2017
The Dragonfly group now appears to be focused on compromising operational networks.
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Protect Your Data Now: Misconfigured Cloud Servers Expose Millions of Customer Records

September 6, 2017
A pair of misconfigured Amazon S3 buckets belonging to third party vendors exposed two companies' highly sensitive data.
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U.S. Deputy Attorney General Calls Encryption a Threat to Public Safety

September 5, 2017
And if tech companies don't provide access, Rosenstein said, "legislation may be necessary."
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The Ransomware Epidemic: 23 Million Spam Emails Distribute Locky in a Single Day

September 4, 2017
The campaign is just one of many currently distributing Locky ransomware.
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When Risk Management Means Life or Death: FDA Approves Recall of 465,000 RF-Enabled Pacemakers

September 1, 2017
Patients using the pacemakers will need to be provided with a firmware update by a medical professional.
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The Importance of Password Management: Spambot Server Exposes 711 Million Email Addresses

August 31, 2017
The data was found on a misconfigured server for the Onliner spambot.
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Security Pros Counting on AI, Machine Learning for Data Protection, GDPR Readiness

August 30, 2017
16 percent of IT security professionals say their company isn't preparing for GDPR at all, a recent survey found.
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The Current State of IoT Security: 8,000 IoT Login Credentials Posted Online

August 29, 2017
At least 1,774 of the devices were still accessible as of the end of last week.
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New Cyber Security Regulations Now in Force in New York

August 28, 2017
Financial services companies are now required to have a CISO, a written cyber security policy, and a fully funded and staffed cyber security program.
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The Risk of an Unprotected Website: Ransomware Returns to Ukraine

August 25, 2017
For the second time in as many months, a software developer's website was compromised and used to distribute malware.
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U.S. Infrastructure Council Warns of Imminent '9/11-Level Cyber Attack'

August 24, 2017
The NIAC says there's a 'narrow and fleeting window of opportunity' to organize effectively and prevent such attacks.
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