Category Archives: cyber security today

Cyber Security Today – Default password hole almost drowns an irrigation app, Nitro PDF hack and more ransomware

Today's podcast reports on a vulnerability that left over 100 irrigation apps open on the Internet, a hack at a PDF creation and conversion app supplier and more reports of ransomware

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Cyber Security Today – Twitter criticized by regulator, NSA ranks vulnerabilities, cybercrooks pretend to be good guys, and more

Today's podcast reports on a regulator's report on the Twitter celebrity account hack, the NSA ranks vulnerabilities Chinese attackers favour, a ransomware gang tries to give stolen money to charity and more

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Cyber Security Today Week in Review for October 16, 2020

The Weekend version of the podcast takes a look at the top stories for the past seven days with analysis by Dinah Davis of Arctic Wolf Networks. On the agenda: The value of Cybersecurity Awareness Month and how to stop phishing attacks

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Cyber Security Today – Dickey’s Barbecue chain hacked, Barnes and Noble notifies customers and beware of this Windows Update scam

Today's podcast reports on customer payment card data of a US restaurant chain for sale, a bookseller warns customers their data may have been hacked and a warning about the latest Windows Update scam

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Cyber Security Today – A new version of Android ransomware, ransomware hits international law firm and cruise line gives more detail about cyberattack

Today's podcast looks at a new way ransomware is leveraging Android, and Carnival gives some information about its ransomware attack

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Cyber Security Today – Tips for avoiding Amazon Prime Day scams, and Software AG under attack

Today's episode offers tips for not losing money during this week's Amazon Prime Day scams, reports on a bad hack of children's information and a ransomware attack at Software AG

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Cyber Security Today – Company loses $15 million, Chowbus food service hacked and a database of a women’s retailer is exposed

Today's podcast reports on a company victimized by an email scam, a hack of the Chowbus food app and another unprotected database found

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