Quora breached, over 100 million users affected The popular question-and-answer portal has been breached by an unknown third party. The amount of data is impressive, fortunately Quora implemented some basic security policies like hashing the passwords and segmenting the data. If you have a Quora account – beware of  phishing attempts! Australia passes some controversial […]

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Uber fined for breach by ICO/GDPR After being hit by a cyberattack, Uber fumbled the attack both in the failed preventative measures and the way it conducted itself afterwards. The UK’s data protection regulator as well as the Dutch fined Uber for the incident. With the breach affecting over 2.7 million customers and drivers and […]

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NEWARK, CALIFORNIA, November 20th, 2018 – Fudo Security (the core brand of Wheel Systems Inc.) has launched a new sales structure for its EMEAA hub. The vendor of state-of-the art security solutions which focuses on privileged access management, is strengthening its global partner channel management. In order to maximize the company’s presence in key markets […]

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Radisson Hotel Group suffers breach One of the world’s largest hotel groups Radisson has suffered a breach. The chain with over 1,400 hotels, present in over 70 countries has been compromised. Members of the firm’s loyalty and rewards scheme are affected and personal data i.e. phone numbers, emails and addresses have been stolen. With the […]

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#cybersecurity_regulations With the world’s first agreement to set out stronger international regulation of the internet and improve global cybersecurity policy, France has already received the support of  51 nations to take part. This includes all the members of the EU. the refusal of Beijing, Moscow and Washington will be a challenge to this new and […]

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#cyberattack First up this week we look at football. FIFA has been hacked a second time this year. This will likely lead to new leaks about players, funding and other gossip. Find out more here. With recent transportation companies like Air Canada, and Cathay Pacific all breached in the last few months, Eurostar has now […]

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What is The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)? It’s a worldwide information security standard for all organizations that process credit cardholder information. Since Visa first rolled out its Cardholder Information Security Program (CISP) in 2001, organizations that manage cardholder data have been given detailed guidelines for securing their infrastructure and ultimately the […]

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#enterprise Acquiring Red Hat by IBM for 34 billion dollars makes it the 3rd largest tech deal ever. And also probably the biggest for the IBM itself. How may it impact enterprises relying on the Linux biggest distro support? Read here #breach Class Action suit against Cathay Pacific! A UK-based legal firm gets much coverage […]

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This definitely wasn’t Jason’s kind of weather. He looked through the window and felt a cold chill on his back. The long, thin tree branches scraped against the wet glass and resembled a terrifying old man’s fingers. „Ding!” He looked at his phone. He just received a message from Lydia. Suddenly, he heard a loud […]

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#artificial_intelligence The double edged sword: AI and Machine Learning. A recent study reveals a fear of AI power which contrasts the call to embrace it. Warranted fear or just a fear to adapt to the new? Read more here. #healthcare HK based Cathay Pacific airlines hit by a breach exposing personal data of more than […]

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