Big Russian hack used a technique experts had warned about for years. Why wasn’t the U.S. government ready? – The Washington Post

Cybersecurity researchers had warned for years that such an attack was possible. Those from one firm, FireEye, even released hacking tools in 2019 showing exactly…

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The Hack Roundup: USDA Denies Data Breach at Payroll Facility – Nextgov

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has found “no evidence” of a data breach at a payroll processing center but is investigating, a spokesperson said in…

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More UNC2452 activity, with some advice on defense. Chimera’s after airlines. President Trump’s final EO addresses IaaS abuse. – The CyberWire

Malwarebytes has disclosed that it was hit by the same “nation state actor implicated in [the] SolarWinds breach.” Note that this isn’t another victim of…

View More More UNC2452 activity, with some advice on defense. Chimera’s after airlines. President Trump’s final EO addresses IaaS abuse. – The CyberWire
Are Australians at a 'turning point' on cybersecurity or still unprepared?

Are Australians at a ‘turning point’ on cybersecurity or still unprepared?

Australians are on high alert about the threat of cyber attacks following Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s warning in June that Australia was targeted by a…

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A moment of reckoning: the need for a strong and global cybersecurity response - Microsoft On the Issues

A moment of reckoning: the need for a strong and global cybersecurity response – Microsoft On the Issues

The final weeks of a challenging year have proven even more difficult with the recent exposure of the world’s latest serious nation-state cyberattack. This latest…

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Technology | Data Protection | Cyber Security News Letter 2020.12 – Technology – China – Mondaq News Alerts

To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. REGULATIONS NISSTC issued the Guidelines for Data Security of Online…

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Security Researchers Sound Alarm on Smart Doorbells

Security Researchers Sound Alarm on Smart Doorbells

A new analysis of 11 relatively inexpensive video doorbells uncovered high-risk vulnerabilities in all of them. Consumers looking to purchase video doorbells this holiday season…

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Dualog issues timely seasonal e-mail cyber security warning to shipping industry – ShipInsight

Maritime digital solution provider Dualog has warned the shipping industry to be extra vigilant during the December holiday season after seeing an increase in cyber-attacks…

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