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Protect confidential data from being sold as ‘scrap’

In recent times, there have been increasing concerns around data breaches and other security threats among companies and individuals alike. The use of new techniques and complex technologies has been both a bane and a boon here. 818 more words

Forensic Technology

ZDNet: Millions of records leaked from huge US corporate database

ZDNet: Millions of records leaked from huge US corporate database. “Millions of records from a commercial corporate database have been leaked. The database, about 52 gigabytes in size, contains just under 33.7 million unique email addresses and other contact information from employees of thousands of companies, representing a large portion of the US corporate population.” It’s not clear from the article if this is a hack or a breach or what.

Security & Legal Issues

What The Cloudflare Leak Could Mean For Your Business

Cloudflare, a major CDN service, has accidentally leaked customers’ sensitive information for the past few months. On February 17th, Tavis Ormandy, from Google’s Project Zero, notified the CloudFlare security team of leaked data that he came across while working on a corpus distillation project. 477 more words


Verizon Revises Deal To Buy Yahoo At $350M Discount

If you found out after you got engaged that your soon-to-be better half had done something that made you question the impending union, what would you do — Cancel the wedding? 317 more words

Telecom & Technology

Here's When New York State's Cybersecurity Rules Take Effect

New York state on Thursday announced final regulations requiring banks and insurers to meet minimum cyber-security standards and report breaches to regulators as part of an effort to combat a surge in cyber crime and limit damages to consumers. 321 more words


Yahoo Warns Users Their Email Accounts May Have Been Hacked - Yes, Again

On the same day as a report that says Verizon is renegotiating its offer to buy Yahoo at a $250 million discount, the internet company — for the third time in less than six months — is warning users that there’s potential their email accounts may have been hacked. 328 more words

Telecom & Technology