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Cybersecurity Tips for Holiday Shoppers

Cybersecurity Tips for Holiday Shoppers

Recommendations for safe online holiday shopping - a cybersecurity perspective.

Fraud Attempts Expected to Spike During Holiday Shopping Season

Fraud Attempts Expected to Spike During Holiday Shopping Season

Beware holiday shoppers. Attempts at fraud will peak on Thanksgiving Day this year.

NY Hospital Security Breach Shows Vulnerabilities in Healthcare Cybersecurity

NY Hospital Security Breach Shows Vulnerabilities in Healthcare Cybersecurity

SUNY Upstate Hospital announced a former employee inappropriately accessed more than 1,200 patient records.

Nordstrom Data Breach Exposes Employee Information

Nordstrom Data Breach Exposes Employee Information

According to a Nordstrom spokesperson, no customer data was involved in the breach. In a statement, the company said it was “investigating an incident where a contract worker improperly handled some Nordstrom employee data.”

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U.S. Doesn't Sign Macron's Cybersecurity Pact

A new cyberspace pact was signed by 51 other countries, 224 companies and 92 non-profits and advocacy groups.

25 Worst Passwords of All Time

25 Worst Passwords of All Time

To help you rule out the worst password ideas, FrontNet has put together a list of the 25 words passwords on the internet for 2018.

Ontario Cannabis Store Data Breach Affects 4,500 Customers

Ontario Cannabis Store Data Breach Affects 4,500 Customers

In a privacy update on its site, the Ontario Cannabis Store said the breach affected about 2 percent of its customer orders, or 4,500 customers. Canada Post said customers’ information was accessed by someone using its delivery tracking tool.



HSBC Bank Discloses Security Incident

HSBC Bank Discloses Security Incident

"HSBC became aware of online accounts being accessed by unauthorized users between October 4, 2018 and October 14, 2018," the bank wrote in a data breach notification letter submitted to Californian authorities.

Researchers Find Security Flaws in Popular Data Storage Devices

Researchers Find Security Flaws in Popular Data Storage Devices

Researchers found a malicious expert can bypass existing protection mechanisms and access the data without knowing the user-chosen password.

Facebook Fallout: Private Messages from 81,000 Accounts for Sale

Facebook Fallout: Private Messages from 81,000 Accounts for Sale

It’s thought that the private message data was obtained via a malicious browser extension that scraped the data from users’ accounts. The hackers claimed to sell access to the information for 10 cents per account.

Major Security Flaw Found in Bluetooth Chips

Enterprise Security: Major Flaws Found in Bluetooth Chips

Security firm Armis has discovered two vulnerabilities in Bluetooth Chips from several networking industry leaders.

Video Data Security. The view from the experts.

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Video Data Security. The view from the experts.

Today, more and more video security cameras are increasingly connected to the internet and transitioning into intelligent sensors that collect significantly more data than video security images alone.

Only Half of All Fortune 500 are Bolstering Email Security

Only Half of All Fortune 500 are Bolstering Email Security

Agari’s data shows that 51 percent of the Fortune 500, the world’s wealthiest companies, are using DMARC, an improvement from about one-third of them a year ago.

FIFA Hacked Again, Expected Release of Private Information

FIFA Hacked Again, Expected Release of Private Information

FIFA is bracing for the release of private information following another cyber attack.

Apple Introduces New Touch ID and Security Chip to MacBook

Apple Introduces New Touch ID and Security Chip to MacBook Air

Apple's new security chip now disables MacBook's microphone when the lid closes.

Girl Scouts Hacked: 2,800 Members Impacted

Girl Scouts Hacked: 2,800 Members Impacted

The Girl Scouts of Orange County have been involved in an email hack.

Stepping Up Security in the Distributed Enterprise

Stepping Up Security in the Distributed Enterprise

For the distributed enterprise, these managed solutions offer next-level security – a necessary step above the basics.

Google Simplifies Data Control Following Security Vulnerabilities

Google Simplifies Data Control Following Security Vulnerabilities

Google is giving data control back to the users.

Yahoo Agrees to $50 Million Settlement Following Massive Security Breach

Yahoo Agrees to $50 Million Settlement Following Massive Security Breach

The largest security breach has bred one of the largest class action settlements.

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