October 1, 2019

U.S. and Australian Hospitals Targeted by New Ransomware Attacks

The Australian Associated Press reported that hospitals in the Australian state of Victoria were hit with a ransomware attack on Monday afternoon. Apparently patient data was not accessed but records,...
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September 11, 2019

Cybersecurity: 99% of email attacks rely on victims clicking links

Researchers warn that social engineering is the biggest factor in malicious hacking attempts. Taken from a ZDNet news article on 9/9/19:     "Nearly all successful email-based cyberattacks require the...
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August 19, 2019

Medical services company pays $3M fine due to data breach and HIPAA violations

Medical imaging company Touchstone Medical Imaging headquartered in Tennessee, agrees to $3M fine for data breach and HIPAA violations. Taken from the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)...
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August 15, 2019

Microsoft Patch Tuesday August 2019

Microsoft released its August 2019 software patch updates and there are two advisories to address a total of 94 vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems. 26 rated as critical. According...
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August 15, 2019

20-Year-Old Bug in Legacy Microsoft Code Plagues All Windows Users

  A newly found bug in an legacy Windows protocol can lead to real-world privilege-escalation attacks. According to a Threat Post article:   “The issue is with an obscure piece...
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August 12, 2019

Office gear like printers and phones may not look like computers, but they are vulnerable to hackers

Your office phone, the printer, the building control system — these may not sound like computers, but they can all be hacked, according to cybersecurity pros. According to a CNBC...
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July 30, 2019

Capital One Data Breach of 100 Million Accounts

Capital One has been hacked exposing 100 million clients from accounts and credit card applications. Capital One Financial Corporation admitted the breach publicly today on July 19, 2019 . According to...
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