Five Firewall Configuration Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Posted on 12-11-2019
https://www.networkcomputing.com/network-security/five-firewall-configuration-mistakes-you-need-avoid

Here are some common firewall mistakes and how to fix it. 1. Failing to properly configure and orchestrate firewalls to work with an increasingly cloud-based security infrastructure Simply said...

Ransomware forces New Mexico school district to scrub 30,000 devices

Posted on 11-11-2019
https://edscoop.com/ransomware-forces-new-mexico-school-district-scrub-30000-devices/

Written by Colin WoodNOV 8, 2019 | EDSCOOP A New Mexico school district that had its systems infected by ransomware last month is now having to scrub the hard drives of about 30,000 ...

With a Laser, Researchers Say They Can Hack Alexa, Google Home or Siri

Posted on 06-11-2019
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/04/technology/digital-assistant-laser-hack.html

SAN FRANCISCO — Since voice-controlled digital assistants were introduced a few years ago, security experts have fretted that systems like Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa were a pr...

China-backed hackers stole text messages and phone records in push for intelligence, report says

Posted on 06-11-2019
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/01/chinese-hackers-stole-text-messages-phone-records-in-intelligence-push.html

A Chinese state-backed hacking group broke into the servers of telecommunications firms to steal text messages and phone records, a FireEye report revealed. Using malware dubbed “Messagetap&r...

Singtel, Ninja Van among 5 firms fined $177,000 for leaking customers’ passport details, signatures, birth certs and more

Posted on 06-11-2019
https://www.businessinsider.sg/singtel-ninja-van-among-5-firms-fined-177000-for-leaking-customers-passport-details-signatures-birth-certs-and-more/

Ninja Van was slapped with the heftiest fine of S$90,000, after a flaw in its website’s parcel tracking page allowed public access to the names, addresses and signatures of over 1.2 mi...