Tag: hacks

Birth Certificate Data Laid Bare on the Web in Multiple States
Amazon Web Services, AWS

Birth Certificate Data Laid Bare on the Web in Multiple States

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can ... Read More

Email Voted a Weak Link for Election Security, with DMARC Lagging
2020 presidential election, Black Hat 2019

Email Voted a Weak Link for Election Security, with DMARC Lagging

Most counties are not protected from impersonation-based spearphishing attacks. . Email Voted a Weak Link for Election Security, with DMARC Lagging ThreatpostSource link Read More

Feds Crack Down on Money Mules, Warn of BEC Scams
BEC, Black Hat 2019

Feds Crack Down on Money Mules, Warn of BEC Scams

Authorities say they have halted over 600 domestic money mules – exceeding the 400 money mules stopped last year. . Feds Crack Down on Money ... Read More

Ransomware Attack Hits Data Center Provider CyrusOne: Report
Black Hat 2019, CyrusOne

Ransomware Attack Hits Data Center Provider CyrusOne: Report

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can ... Read More

DHS Plans to Expand Facial Recognition Border Checks
biometric exit, biometrics

DHS Plans to Expand Facial Recognition Border Checks

Now all travelers to and from the U.S. - even if they are U.S. citizens - will be subject to facial recognition-based checks, a new ... Read More

CISA Pushing U.S. Agencies to Adopt Vulnerability Disclosure Policies
Black Hat 2019, BUG BOUNTY

CISA Pushing U.S. Agencies to Adopt Vulnerability Disclosure Policies

A newly proposed CISA directive would require all U.S. agencies to develop and implement vulnerability disclosure processes for their internet connected systems. . CISA Pushing ... Read More

Amazon Plans Ring Facial Recognition-Based ‘Watch List’, Report
AI, Amazon

Amazon Plans Ring Facial Recognition-Based ‘Watch List’, Report

Amazon's facial recognition would alert Ring users if "suspicious" individuals are near their house. . Amazon Plans Ring Facial Recognition-Based ‘Watch List’, Report ThreatpostSource link Read More

ThreatList: Healthcare Breaches Spike in October
Black Hat 2019, cyberattacks

ThreatList: Healthcare Breaches Spike in October

38 million consumer health records have been exposed so far in 2019. . ThreatList: Healthcare Breaches Spike in October ThreatpostSource link Read More

NSO Group President Defends Controversial Tactics
Amnesty International, Black Hat 2019

NSO Group President Defends Controversial Tactics

Firm defends controversial business offerings, claims it should be considered a force of good. . NSO Group President Defends Controversial Tactics ThreatpostSource link Read More