All posts tagged "data breach"
Ransomware Hits Maine Sewage Treatment Plants, Sounding The Alarm About Dangerous CyberSecurity Risks At America’s Many Small Critical Infrastructure ProvidersAugust 16, 2021
Two recent ransomware attacks successfully breached computers at wastewater management plants in the US State of...
The Only Thing Surprising About The Crippling Ransomware Attack On A Major US Fuel Pipeline Is That Anyone Is Surprised That The Attack SucceededMay 12, 2021
Colonial Pipeline, which operates a 5,500-mile system that transports nearly 45% of the fuel consumed on...
We Must Condemn, Not Celebrate, The Download of Parler’s Data: Hacker Vigilantism May Even Help Criminals More Than Law EnforcementJanuary 19, 2021
Last week, shortly before Amazon took the Parler social network offline by terminating the latter’s hosting...
Uber’s Former Chief Security Officer (CSO) Charged With Crimes For Allegedly Trying To Cover Up Data BreachAugust 25, 2020
A criminal complaint filed last Thursday in federal court charges Uber’s former Chief Security Officer (CSO),...
You Cannot Reset Your Fingerprints: Major Breach In Security System Used By Banks And Police Underscores A Severe Problem With Biometric AuthenticationAugust 15, 2019
The fingerprints of over 1 million people, as well facial recognition information, unencrypted passwords, and other...
30 Years Ago Today The New York Post Shockingly Published A Stolen Exam Answer Key On Its Cover, Unknowingly Awakening An Interest In Information Security Just As The Internet Era Was To BeginJune 20, 2019
Thirty years ago today, the New York Post made a dramatic move in an effort to...
Deja-Vu: Check Your Venmo Settings Right Now Unless You Want Everyone To See How You Spend Your MoneyJune 18, 2019
If, like millions of other people, you use Venmo, the PayPal-owned online payment system that sports...
CryptoCurrency / BlockChain / ICO
Marriott Data Breach Compromised 500 Million Starwood Guest AccountsNovember 30, 2018
Marriott, one of world’s largest hotel conglomerates, said today that the guest reservation system of Starwood...
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