NEWS ARTICLES

Six senators urge Obama to prioritize cybercrime at G20 summit

Six senators urge Obama to prioritize cybercrime at G20 summit

The Democratic senators sent a letter to the White House stressing the importance of developing a "coordinated strategy" to battle cybercrime at financial institutions.

Creating a buzz: USBee software causes air-gapped computers to leak data via USB connections

Creating a buzz: USBee software causes air-gapped computers to leak data via USB connections

Researchers at Israel's Ben-Gurion University have created a software program that causes air-gapped computers to leak data via radio-frequency electromagnetic emissions generated through USB-connected devices.

Privacy advocates upset over FAA drone regulations, citizen takes action

Privacy advocates upset over FAA drone regulations, citizen takes action

FAA small unmanned aircraft system rule went into effect broadly authorizing commercial drone operations but noticeably lacking privacy specific standards.

Voter database hack in Illinois by foreign intruder compromises info of 200K

Voter database hack in Illinois by foreign intruder compromises info of 200K

Personal information of Illinois voters is believed to have been siphoned in a cyberattack, possibly of foreign origin.

NEWS BRIEFS

Adobe issued hotfix for critical information disclosure vulnerability in ColdFusion

Adobe issued hotfix for critical information disclosure vulnerability in ColdFusion

Adobe today has released security hotfixes for a critical information disclosure vulnerability that exists in ColdFusion versions 10 and 11, across all platforms.

OSX/Keydnap distributed through Transmission app, M.O. similar to KeRanger

OSX/Keydnap distributed through Transmission app, M.O. similar to KeRanger

As with KeRanger, a malicious block of code added to the Transmission app's main function is used to spread Keydnap.

Details leaked on 71K Minecraft World Map users

Details leaked on 71K Minecraft World Map users

Troy Hunt, an Australian researcher, tweeted out a warning of a dump of some 71,000 user accounts leaked from MinecraftWorldMap.com.

Researcher finds stored XSS flaw in several D-Link NAS devices

Researcher finds stored XSS flaw in several D-Link NAS devices

Seven D-Link network attached storage (NAS) devices are vulnerable to an XSS defect that can be exploited without the user downloading malware or clicking on a malicious link, a researcher found.

DATA BREACH BLOG

87K affected in SCAN Health Plan breach

SCAN Health Plan is notifying users that remote attackers were able to gain access to the contact sheets system and accessed the personal information of past and current members and some non-plan members.

Sacramento County data exposed for nearly a year

Sacramento County has notified citizens that their data may have been exposed for nearly a year.

Data breach hits Whitehead Nursing Home in Northern Ireland

A laptop taken home by an employee of the Whitehead Nursing Home was stolen.

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