2 days ago Equifax Sent Breach Victims to Fake WebsiteSecurityWeek View Synopsis+1
Equifax has made another blunder following the massive data breach suffered by the company - it advised some customers on Twitter to access a fake support website set up by a security researcher.
In an attack on major tech companies, 20 PCs out of 700,000 singled out by the CCleaner hackers.
For Handoff's sake, no doesn't mean no in iOS 11.
Intrusion Eyed as Beachhead for Theft of 143 Million US Consumers' DataHackers behind the mega-breach at Equifax stole data in May, but they - or other attackers - penetrated the credit bureau's systems in March, exploiting a vulnerability for which Apache Struts had issued a patch, just four days prior.
But FTC Has One Month to Amend the ComplaintA federal judge Tuesday dismissed three of six counts in a complaint filed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission against IoT manufacturer D-Link that alleges its sloppy security practices deceived consumers. The FTC has until Oct. 20 to amend the complaint.
1 day ago Google Patches High Risk Flaws in ChromeSecurityWeek View Synopsis+1
Google this week released an updated version of Chrome 61 to address two High severity vulnerabilities.
Available for download as version 61.0.3163.100, the new Chrome iteration was pushed to all Windows, Mac, and Linux users, and should reach all in the next several days/weeks.
21 hours ago The method to model your system (i)IT Toolbox Blogs View Synopsis+1
If your Business Architecture framework does not return results follow this
The most recent large attempt to model a system took place in software with Object Oriented (OO) methodologies. Unfortunately
Another configuration oversight has allowed highly-sensitive data that was stored in the cloud to leak.
Recent changes by the HHS to the certification program for electronic health record software could potentially weaken efforts to ensure EHRs meet federal requirements, including those that impact security, says attorney Maya Uppaluru, who formerly was on the HHS staff.
Now is a good time to go check your own Amazon settings. It's OK, we'll wait
Yet another major company has burned itself by failing to properly secure its cloud storage instances. Yes, it's Verizon.
Before organisations in the country can head down the path of insuring against cyber incidents, the federal government needs to set the agenda, a senior government cyber adviser has said.
A survey conducted by cybersecurity firm Varonis found that many large firms leave sensitive files like credit card credentials and medical records unencrypted. Technical Evangelist Brian Vecci explains how to protect your company's data from insider threats.L
7 hours ago Chronically bad results (a caveat)IT Toolbox Blogs View Synopsis+1
The other day I wrote about the reason for measuring. It's to figure out when it's time to take action. My advice was to not get too worried about it if your metrics are bad. Taking action is a normal management action and isn't something to be too worried about.
In the early 1990s, there seemed to have been some convergence on the use of 802.2 (LLC) and 802.3/802.5 Mac sub-layers as the basic Physical and Data Link Layer technology. Every major manufacturer provided this alternative, and over time it became a common methodology employed.
In addition to the network architectures mentioned above, other protocol or protocol-like issues were of great importance: