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February 24, 2020
MGM RESORTS SAYS THERE WAS A DATA BREACH IN JULY 2019 — Morgan & Morgan has filed a lawsuit against MGM Resorts International over a data breach that has exposed the personal information of millions of people. The lawsuit was filed February 21, 2020 and states that in July of 2019, MGM’s computer network system...
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At BSides San Francisco, Bryan Zimmer, head of security at Humu, delivered a talk on how to create a security program and develop a security-centric culture as the organization’s first security hire. “So you’re the first security hire,” began Zimmer. “You’re going to need social skills.” Zimmer advised that being humble and building relationships with key stakeholders,...
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Goulet takes over for Eric Boyette, who was CIO of North Carolina until the state’s governor put him in charge of the transportation department. Goulet’s tenure in New Hampshire has been a somewhat unique one. Denis Goulet, CIO, New Hampshire The National Association of State Chief Information Officers has a new president...
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Post Views: 57 From about 2013 through August of 2019, Ho was able to use bank accounts to the fraudulent PayPal accounts to receive more than 500 deposits totaling more than $2 million. The FBI and Carmel police raid on Thursday was connected to a $2 million fraud. Tuong Quoc Ho, 32, is accused of...
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The ability to manage multiple G Suite™ tenants is critical for many IT service providers, such as MSPs. When it comes to actually juggling more than one instance of G Suite, however, MSPs only have a couple of options. Below, we’ll discuss Google’s multi-tenant solution, as well as a more unified approach. G Suite Multi-Tenancy...
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NRC Health, a publicly-traded company that says it works with 75 percent of the 200 largest U.S. hospital chains, was hit with a cyberattack on Feb. 11, a spokesperson confirmed to CNBC. The attack sparked concerns about the security of patient health information stored on NRC Health’s servers. The company could not confirm whether any...
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You know those ads that obscure your whole screen when you’re trying to make a phone call, unlock your device or use your phone’s GPS? Technically, they’re called disruptive or out-of-app ads, and they maddeningly pop up outside of the app that hosts them, sometimes causing users to mistakenly click them, thereby frustrating users and...
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2. The upcoming census will make history. Largely because it will be the first one conducted primarily online with respondents encouraged to submit their answers over the internet. What could possibly go wrong? For starters, everything. Back in 2017, the GAO included the census in its list of the highest-risk government projects since due to...
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At BSides San Francisco, Larkin Ryder, the interim CISO at Slack, delivered a keynote based on a decade of retrospection, reflection, and prediction.  Ryder broke down her observations on the past ten years of cybersecurity into the following notable categories: malware, data breaches, vulnerabilities, and privacy. “Over the past decade, malware went critical,” she observed,...
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via Charlie Osborne writing for ZD-Net’s Zero Day, comes the news of a flaw in famously-claimed-to-be-secure LTE evirons, where miscreants-of-the-day can fraudulently subscribe to services on behalf of witless users. Heretofore granted the Prime Annoyance of February Award – but, in reality, this is a particularly troublesome impersonation flaw that must-needs remediation. Read It and...
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Emma Woollacott 24 February 2020 at 15:44 UTC Updated: 24 February 2020 at 15:53 UTC Breach reports rise sharply, but country has growing backlog of Big Tech data handling enquiries Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) handled thousands of data breach reports during GDPR’s first full calendar year in force, but is yet to conclude...
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Let me start by saying this: I’m not a doughnut (donut?) fan. I never have been, and I don’t see myself becoming one at any point in the future. However, that doesn’t mean that I wasn’t intrigued when I saw the headline that Krispy Kreme will soon start their very own delivery. Yes, for all...
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Microsoft New Zealand is committed to protecting political parties and national government organisations (NGOs) from cyber threats, with this month’s launch of a new, free cybersecurity service. On 19 September 2020 New Zealand will hold its next general election. Microsoft’s AccountGuard service aims to strengthen cybersecurity for those campaigning for the election, or for government...
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CISOs report increases in alert fatigue and the number of records breached, as well as the struggle to secure mobile devices in a new Cisco study. RSA CONFERENCE 2020 – San Francisco – The security team, instead of operating in silos, can lower overall post-breach costs if it collaborates with other teams across the organization....
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We’ve described cyber criminals as opportunists many times. They’re adept at leveraging big events―from natural disasters to holidays―to their advantage. Like it or not, tax season is one such event that shows up on our calendars at the same time every year and, unfortunately, has become an increasingly lucrative window of opportunity for fraudsters. Now...
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Speaking at the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) summit at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Alex Stamos, adjunct professor at Stanford University’s Freeman-Spogli Institute, said that issues and decisions made by technology companies have angered people. Stamos, who previously served as CISO of both Facebook and Yahoo, said that once he stepped out of those roles and “out of...
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Security is both a business and a technical issue, especially as businesses become more digital and have technical controls embedded into software. Speaking at the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) summit at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Phil Venables, board director and a senior advisor for risk and cybersecurity at Goldman Sachs Bank, said that to treat cybersecurity...
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AUGUSTA – With bright colors erupting in powdery sprays or running in diluted washes, the paintings in Terra Plume, North Carolina-based artist Katie St. Clair’s new exhibition at the University of Maine at Augusta’s Charles Danforth Gallery, transform the forms and structures of one of nature’s most hidden realms, the secret underworld of mushrooms that...
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An uptick in phishing attempts using a fake and badly created Office 365 credentials update form is taking place, according to a new Cofense report. Not only is the form, which is linked to in the email, riddled with typos and capitalization errors, but it is actually a Google Forms fdocs form. Something Microsoft is...
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A tech firm warned of a method that is rapidly spreading among cyber scams and people are scammed through WhatsApp groups. Technology firm Vade Secure experts warned of a rapidly spreading fraud management among digital fraudsters. This ‘phishing’ fraud method, especially via WhatsApp, jeopardizes people’s passwords, bank details and many other personal data. Cyber ​​security...
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