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‘Legacy system’ exposed Black Hat 2018 attendees’ contact information – TechCrunch

‘Legacy system’ exposed Black Hat 2018 attendees’ contact information – TechCrunch A “legacy system” was to blame for exposing the contact information of attendees of this year’s Black Hat security conference. Colorado-based pen tester and security researcher who goes by the handle NinjaStyle said it would have taken about six …

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The healthcare industry is in a world of cybersecurity hurt – TechCrunch

The healthcare industry is in a world of cybersecurity hurt – TechCrunch Bob Ackerman Jr. Contributor Robert Ackerman Jr. is the founder and a managing director of Allegis Capital, an early-stage cybersecurity venture firm, and a founder of DataTribe, a startup “studio” for fledgling cyber startups staffed by former government …

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Attacker Installs Crypto Mining Malware on Over 170,000 Devices

Attacker Installs Crypto Mining Malware on Over 170,000 Devices More than 170,000 devices in Brazil were targeted in a cryptojacking attack last month. According to a blog post published by security firm Trustwave, a wide-scale cyberattack was launched on MicroTik routers late last month. The effort led to the installation of the Coinhive …

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Virus shuts down factories of major iPhone component manufacturer TSMC – TechCrunch

Virus shuts down factories of major iPhone component manufacturer TSMC – TechCrunch Apple touts the cybersecurity of its iPhone, but less can be said for the exclusive manufacturer who makes the processor for the iPhone. Semiconductor foundry TSMC, or Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, was hit by a virus late Friday …

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New DHS cybersecurity command aims to protect U.S. from cyberattacks

New DHS cybersecurity command aims to protect U.S. from cyberattacks The Department of Homeland Security wants to help the U.S. stay ahead of attacks like NotPetya and WannaCry by creating a new National Risk Management Center to protect critical infrastructure from cyberattacks. The post New DHS cybersecurity command aims to …

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DHS launches a new cyber hub to coordinate against threats to US infrastructure – TechCrunch

DHS launches a new cyber hub to coordinate against threats to US infrastructure – TechCrunch Among the many things the current administration has been criticized for is its lack of a unified strategy to combat cyber threats, especially in light of ongoing election interference and psy ops perpetrated by Russia. …

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