June 18, 2021

Thought I’d do a bit of AMA this week given the rest of the content was a bit lighter. If you like this sort of content then I’ll try and be a bit more organised next time, give some notice and make more of an event

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HackerOne announced a new workflow automation integration with GitHub that enables the tracking and synchronization of high-priority vulnerability reports between HackerOne and GitHub. Also, HackerOne is making its debut on GitHub’s Marketplace. With H…

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This strange malware stops you from visiting pirate websites Sophos researchers uncovered a malware campaign that aims at blocking infected users’ from being able to visit a large number of piracy websites.  Sophos researchers uncovered a malware campaign that aims at blocking infected users’ from visiting a large number of websites dedicated to software piracy by modifying the HOSTS […]

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The supermarket chain Wegmans US Wegmans discloses a data breach, customers information was exposed on the Internet due to a misconfiguration issue. Wegmans Food Markets disclosed a data breach, the supermarket chain notified customers that some of their information was exposed as a result of the accidental availability online of two of its databases due […]

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A researcher discovered multiple vulnerabilities in smart switches of Cisco’s Small Business 220 series, including some issues rated as high severity. Security researcher Jasper Lievisse Adriaanse has discovered multiple vulnerabilities Cisco’s Small Business 220 series smart switches. The vulnerabilities impact devices running firmware versions prior 1.2.0.6 and which have the web-based management interface enabled. The […]

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Congratulations to the winners of the Microsoft Security AI RFP, which called for AI research on the threat of phishing and approaches for defending against it. We cannot wait to work with you to invent the future of security together.

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Congratulations to the winners of the Microsoft Security AI RFP, which called for AI research on the threat of phishing and approaches for defending against it. We cannot wait to work with you to invent the future of security together.

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Carnival Corp. said that the data breach it has suffered in March might have impacted its customers and employees. Carnival Corp. this week confirmed that the data breach that took place in March might have exposed personal information about customers and employees of Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, and Princess Cruises. Carnival Corporation & plc […]

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In May 2019, KrebsOnSecurity broke the news that the website of mortgage settlement giant First American Financial Corp. [NYSE:FAF] was leaking more than 800 million documents — many containing sensitive financial data — related to real estate transactions dating back more than 16 years. This week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission settled its investigation into the matter after the Fortune 500 company agreed to pay a paltry penalty of less than $500,000.

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The evolution of iOSImage by IDG / Torsten DettlaffJust as a computer would be useless without an operating system, so would a phone. In 2007, Apple changed the game with the introduction of its smartphone and first-ever mobile operating system.To read…

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Google’s inaugural Cloud Program announced its first-ever class of Google Cloud Accelerator Canada. In the past year, with the majority of businesses transitioning online, the demand for cloud-based technology has accelerated for businesses in every field. Google has dedicated an entire accelerator program to startups that use cloud technology to help grow and advance their […]

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An outage suffered by CDN, cybersecurity and cloud services provider Akamai was caused by an issue with its Prolexic DDoS attack protection service. CDN, cybersecurity and cloud services provider Akamai revealed that the recent outage suffered by the company was caused by a problem with its Prolexic DDoS attack protection service. The Prolexic Routed DDoS […]

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Hashtag Trending, June 18, 2021- Apple bans LGBTQ+ apps in some countries; Four day work weeks work?; Senators propose the ‘Unsubscribe Act’

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