Month: June 2019

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The challenges of running an information security program can be overwhelming with so many areas to address –… from encryption, to application security to disaster recovery. The complication of compliance with regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, PCI DSS and Sarbanes-Oxley, to name a few, adds to the mix. How should security professionals organize and prioritize
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On Wednesday, Checkers Drive-In Restaurants alerted customers that it had been dealing with a data security issue involving “malware at certain locations.” On its website, the restaurant group announced that after discovering the issue, it “engaged leading data security experts to conduct an extensive investigation.” Federal law enforcement authorities have also been informed in order
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Millions of files that are sitting out in the open across various file storage technologies are actually encrypted by ransomware More than 2.3 billion files have been found inadvertently exposed online over the past year, reads a report from threat intelligence outfit Digital Shadows. The firm’s new ‘Too Much Information: The Sequel’ report follows up
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An unsecured Elastic database associated with dating apps has been discovered by a security researcher, making easily identifiable data exposed. Jeremiah Fowler, who has been working in the security software industry for over 10 years, found the database that held information about US data app customers, including their sexual preferences, lifestyle choices, and whether they were
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Online graphic design tools are extremely useful when it comes to creating resumes, social media graphics, invitations, and other designs and documents. Unfortunately, these platforms aren’t immune to malicious online activity. Canva, a popular Australian web design service, was recently breached by a malicious hacker, resulting in 139 million user records compromised. So, how was