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MGM Resorts data breach exposes details of 10.6 million guests

A number of celebrities, government officials and tech CEOs were also caught up in the incident

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20 February 2020

5 Strategies to Secure Cloud Operations Against Today's Cyber Threats

With these fundamentals in mind, organizations can reduce their security and compliance risks as they reap the cloud's many benefits:
20 February 2020

New Guidance: PCI DSS for Large Organizations


PCI Security Standards Council has published a new Information Supplement: PCI DSS for Large Organizations. This document was produced by the 2019 Special Interest Group (SIG), whose members provided their expertise and shared experience of managing PCI DSS assessments in large organizations.

20 February 2020

10 Tough Questions CEOs Are Asking CISOs

10 Tough Questions CEOs Are Asking CISOs CEOs today are prepared with better questions than 'Are we secure,' and chief information security officers had better be ready to answer.
20 February 2020

Firms Improve Threat Detection but Face Increasingly Disruptive Attacks

In addition, more third parties are discovering the attacks rather than the companies themselves.
20 February 2020

US, UK formally blame Russia for mass-defacement of Georgian websites

US State Department and UK Foreign Office say Russia's military intelligence agency was behind October 2019 attack on Georgian web portals.
20 February 2020

Critical Adobe Flaws Fixed in Out-of-Band Update

Critical Adobe Flaws Fixed in Out-of-Band Update Two critical Adobe vulnerabilities have been fixed in Adobe After Effects and Adobe Media Encoder.
20 February 2020

MGM Grand Breach Leaked Details of 10.6 Million Guests Last Summer

MGM Grand Breach Leaked Details of 10.6 Million Guests Last Summer This week a hacking forum posted data from the breach—which included personal and contact details for celebrities, tech CEOs, government officials and employees at large tech companies.
20 February 2020

Linux and malware: Should you worry?

Malicious code is nothing to worry about on Linux, right? Hold your penguins. How Linux malware has gone from the sidelines to the headlines.

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20 February 2020

Adobe releases out-of-band patch for critical code execution vulnerabilities

The severe security problems can be exploited to launch code execution attacks.
20 February 2020

Researchers Fool Smart Car Camera with a 2-Inch Piece of Electrical Tape

McAfee researchers say they were able to get a Tesla to autonomously accelerate by tricking its camera platform into misreading a speed-limit sign.
19 February 2020

Exclusive: Details of 10.6 million of MGM hotel guests posted on a hacking forum

MGM Resorts said security incident took place last summer and notified impacted guests last year.
19 February 2020

U.S. Pipeline Disrupted by Ransomware Attack

U.S. Pipeline Disrupted by Ransomware Attack The attack took a gas compression facility offline for two days, disrupting the supply chain.
19 February 2020

Users Have Risky Security Habits, but Security Pros Aren't Much Better

Researchers spot gaps in users' and IT practitioners' security habits, and between security tools and user preferences.
19 February 2020

User Have Risky Security Habits, but Security Pros Aren't Much Better

Researchers spot gaps in users' and IT practitioners' security habits, and between security tools and user preferences.
19 February 2020

BlueKeep Flaw Plagues Outdated Connected Medical Devices

BlueKeep Flaw Plagues Outdated Connected Medical Devices More than 55 percent of medical imaging devices - including MRIs, XRays and ultrasound machines - are powered by outdated Windows versions, researchers warn.
19 February 2020

Zero-Factor Authentication: Owning Our Data

Are you asking the right questions to determine how well your vendors will protect your data? Probably not.
19 February 2020

44% of Security Threats Start in the Cloud

Amazon Web Services is a top source of cyberattacks, responsible for 94% of all Web attacks originating in the public cloud.
19 February 2020

WordPress botnet deploys anti-adblocker script to make sure their spammy ads are profitable

WP-VCD botnet operators are having the same problems all site operators are having: Ad blockers!
19 February 2020

WordPress botnet deploys anti-adblocker script to make sure its spammy ads are profitable

WP-VCD botnet operators are having the same problems all site operators are having: Ad blockers!
19 February 2020