NASA Has Been Hacked

NASA Has Been Hacked

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) this week confirmed that its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been hacked. An audit document from the U.S. Office…

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With GDPR's 'Right of Access,' Who Really Has Access?

With GDPR’s ‘Right of Access,’ Who Really Has Access?

How a security researcher learned organizations willingly hand over sensitive data with little to no identity verification. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)…

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Consumers Urged to Junk Insecure IoT Devices

Consumers Urged to Junk Insecure IoT Devices

More than 2 million connected security cameras, baby monitors and other IoT devices have serious vulnerabilities that have been publicly disclosed for more than two…

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Florida city pays $600,000 to ransomware gang to have its data back

Florida city pays $600,000 to ransomware gang to have its data back

The city council for Riviera Beach, Florida, voted this week to pay more than $600,000 to a ransomware gang so city officials could recover data…

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North Korea Debuts New Electricfish Malware In Hidden Cobra Campaigns

North Korea Debuts New Electricfish Malware In Hidden Cobra Campaigns

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have released a joint security advisory warning of a new strain of…

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Chair of House Financial Services Committee Requests Halt on Facebook’s Crypto Project

Chair of House Financial Services Committee Requests Halt on Facebook’s Crypto Project

Rep. Maxine Waters, chairwoman of the United States House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee is requesting that Facebook halt development on its cryptocurrency, the Libra,…

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The 3 Basic Concepts of MQTT Security

The 3 Basic Concepts of MQTT Security

Light bulbs, locks, thermostats and appliances are now designed with network connectivity in mind. One day soon, the majority of such once-isolated devices could become…

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New Plurox malware is a backdoor, cryptominer, and worm, all packed into one

New Plurox malware is a backdoor, cryptominer, and worm, all packed into one

A new strain of malware has been spotted in the wild by the Kaspersky security team. Named Plurox, this new malware is a cut above…

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What is the cost of a data breach?

What is the cost of a data breach?

Data breaches and security incidents are becoming increasingly costly. Canadian lender Desjardins Group recently revealed it had spent C$70 million ($53 million) in the wake…

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Airplane Hack Exposes Weaknesses of Alert and Avoidance Systems

Airplane Hack Exposes Weaknesses of Alert and Avoidance Systems

The aircraft safety system known as the Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) can be coerced into sending an airplane on a mid-air rollercoaster…

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