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University of Utah reorganizes their Department of Public Safety

University of Utah reorganizes their Department of Public Safety | 2020-07-02 | Security Magazine This website requires certain cookies to work and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, certain cookies have already [...]

Lookout research: mobile APT surveillance campaigns targeting Uyghurs

Lookout research: mobile APT surveillance campaigns targeting Uyghurs | 2020-07-02 | Security Magazine This website requires certain cookies to work and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, certain cookies have already been [...]

US schools have lost 24.5 million records in breaches since 2005

A report from Comparitech found that since 2005 K–12 districts and colleges/universities have been attacked more than 1,300 times. gustavofrazao, Getty Images/iStockphoto A report from Comparitech has looked into cyberattacks on educational institutions in the United States, finding that there [...]

V Shred data leak exposes PII, sensitive photos of fitness customers and trainers | ZDNet

Fitness brand V Shred exposed the personally identifiable information (PII) of over 99,000 customers and trainers -- and has yet to fully resolve the leaking database responsible.  Las Vegas-based V Shred is a company that offers fitness plans for women [...]

This is how EKANS ransomware is targeting industrial control systems | ZDNet

New samples of the EKANS ransomware have revealed how today's cyberattackers are using a variety of methods to compromise key industrial companies. In a research report published on Wednesday, FortiGuard Labs researchers Ben Hunter and Fred Gutierrez said that malware [...]

7 IoT Tips for Home Users

Enterprise VulnerabilitiesFrom DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database CVE-2020-15478PUBLISHED: 2020-07-01The Journal theme before 3.1.0 for OpenCart allows exposure of sensitive data via SQL errors. CVE-2020-6261PUBLISHED: 2020-07-01SAP Solution Manager (Trace Analysis), version 7.20, allows an attacker to perform a log injection into the [...]

Zoom: We’ve delivered on all of our security and privacy promises, apart from one

CEO Eric Yuan said the company had been working to improve safety, privacy and security, but has pushed back the date for its transparency report. The meteoric rise of videoconferencing platform Zoom during the global lockdowns was accompanied by criticism [...]

Security Serious Opens Nominations for Fifth Unsung Heroes Awards

Nominations for the fifth annual Security Serious Unsung Heroes Awards are open. Intended to recognize the people who significantly contribute to the information security industry, whether in the classroom, in law enforcement or within corporate organizations, nominations are now open and will remain [...]

Facebook Privacy Snafu Exposes User Data to Thousands of Apps

Facebook has discovered another back-end privacy issue which meant that thousands of apps continued to receive users’ personal information even after access should have automatically expired. The social network’s vice-president of platform partnerships, Konstantinos Papamiltiadis, explained in a blog post [...]