Data Security


EatStreet Data Breach Risks Customers, Restaurants, Deliverers’ Information

EatStreet Data Breach Risks Customers' Information

In May, EatStreet experienced a data breach that compromised certain customers', restaurants', and deliverers' information. The service just recently disclosed the security breach.

Computer Science Student Shows Venmo Transactions Can Be Easily Acquired

Computer Science Student Shows Venmo Transactions Can Be Easily Acquired

A year after a privacy researcher showed the world that Venmo transactions could be easily accessed, a computer science student scraped seven million Venmo transactions to increase awareness of the issue.

Report reveals Russian Hackers May Be Responsible for $530 Million Cryptocurrency Hack

Report reveals Russian Hackers May Be Responsible for $530 Million Cryptocurrency Hack

It was previously believed that North Korean hackers were behind the January 2018 Coincheck hack, but recent developments in the investigation suggest that Russian actors may have been responsible.

Infusion Pump Vulnerabilities Could Offer Hackers Route To Control

Infusion Pump Vulnerabilities Could Offer Hackers Route To Control

Researchers at CyberMDX uncovered two vulnerabilities in older versions of an infusion pump that could allow hackers to gain control over the onboard computer.

Yubico Replaces Security Keys Due to Hardware Flaws

Yubico Replaces FIPS Series Security Keys Due to Hardware Flaws

Yubico discovered a hardware flaw in YubiKey FIPS Series devices in mid-March and since then, has updated the firmware version to one that does not contain the bug, as well as replaced the majority of affected devices.

Security researcher discovers bug within SymCrypt

Google vulnerability researcher discovers bug within SymCrypt

Tavis Ormandy, one of Google’s “Project Zero” team’s security researchers discovered a vulnerability that could effectively perform a denial-of-service attack on Windows servers. There is a 90-day disclosure deadline associated with Project Zero, and since it was day 91, Ormandy released the information.

The Internet of Things and the security challenges it creates for small business

The Internet of Things and the security challenges it creates for small business

Managing the traditional limitations of time and resources means that running a small business on a budget is a challenge, but these difficulties become more pronounced when resources are stretched even further by the increased security demands of new technology.

Kapersky Researchers Warn Google Calendar Users Against New Phishing Attacks

Kapersky Researchers Warn Google Calendar Users Against New Phishing Attacks

Kapersky security researchers have identified a new phishing attack that takes place in Google Calendar. Threat actors send a Google Calendar invitation to a user that contains a malicious link hosting a phishing URL.



Study Findings Show Dark Net Poses Great Risk to Large Enterprises

Study Findings Show Dark Net Poses Great Risk to Large Enterprises

Bromium®, Inc. has announced the findings of ‘Behind the Dark Net Black Mirror,’ a study that showed the growing risk posed by the dark net to the enterprise.

Are Your Linux Servers Really Protected?

Are Your Linux Servers Really Protected?

It’s often thought that because the servers are behind lock and key and/or in a data center, and because the data is in continuous use, encrypting the server drives isn’t needed since the data is never at-rest.

Data Breach Compromises Tens of Thousands of Travelers’ Images, License Plates

Data Breach Compromises Tens of Thousands of Travelers' Images, License Plates

A subcontractor of U.S. Customs & Border Protection transferred images of travelers and license plates to its network without CBP’s authorization or knowledge. He was subsequently hacked, and the information was compromised.

Apple enforces user data security with new updates

Apple Enforces User Data Security with New Updates

Apple has “you control your data" for a while now, but with these new updates, the data is almost completely the consumers’.

LabCorp Announces AMCA Breach May Have Affected Their Patients

LabCorp reported that about 7.7 million patients’ personal information may have been compromised in the AMCA data breach.

How Organizations Can Leverage Microsegmentation to Create a Zero Trust Environment

How Organizations Can Leverage Microsegmentation to Create a Zero Trust Environment

No matter how good an organization’s perimeter defenses and threat detection systems are, it really is just a matter of when it will get breached.

AMCA Makes Statement on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

AMCA Makes Statement on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

The AMCA said they hired a third-party external forensics firm to investigate the Quest Diagnostics data breach

Security Experts Weigh in on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

Security Experts Weigh in on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

Quest Diagnostics has warned its 12 million customers that their personal, financial and medical data may have been exposed.

Elevating Data Center Security

Elevating Data Center Security

The endlessly growing mountains of personal, private data collected as part of routine transactions in our digital world continue to be a target for cybercriminals, who are moving beyond digital theft to the real world by targeting the servers that contain this data.

885 Million Mortgage Documents Exposed Thanks to Website Vulnerability

885 Million Mortgage Documents Exposed Thanks to Website Vulnerability

First American Financial Corporation was made aware of a flaw that exposed their client's mortgage documents.

City Recovers Slowly Following Ransomeware Attack

City Recovers Slowly Following Ransomeware Attack

Baltimore has been inching closer to restoring computer systems after a ransomeware attack on May 7.

Six Top Information Security Risks to Be Aware of in 2019

Six Top Information Security Risks to Be Aware of in 2019

While companies and individuals embrace innovation, cybercriminals make use of the new backdoors to improve the scope of their hacking.

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