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IoT device origin matters more than ever

  • Help Net Security
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 06:00:01

Recently, British politicians called on the government to crack down on the use of surveillance equipment from two Chinese companies, Hikvision and Dahua, which are already blacklisted by Washington. Not only did ministers criticize the state-owned companies …

Recently, British politicians called on the government to crack down on the use of surveillance equipment from two Chinese companies, Hikvision and Dahua, which are already blacklisted by Washington.… [+5226 chars]

Metaverse exploitation and abuse to rise in 2023: Kaspersky

  • cointelegraph.com
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 05:16:06

Malware, ransomware attacks and phishing are not the only scourges of the crypto industry as the Metaverse could become a big target next year, according to cybersecurity experts. In its “Consumer Cyberthreats: Predictions for 2023” report on Nov. 28, cyberse…

Malware, ransomware attacks and phishing are not the only scourges of the crypto industry as the Metaverse could become a big target next year, according to cybersecurity experts. In its Consumer Cy… [+996 chars]

How to find hidden data breaches and uncover threats in your supply chain

  • Help Net Security
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 05:15:29

In this article, we’ll help you: Understand how breaches can stay hidden inside your supply chain Determine if your supplier relationships are increasing your risk Assess your exposure across your entire supply chain The cyber pain in the supply chain A compa…

In this article, well help you: <ul><li>Understand how breaches can stay hidden inside your supply chain</li><li>Determine if your supplier relationships are increasing your risk</li><li>Assess your… [+5564 chars]

Metaverse exploitation and abuse to rise in 2023: Kaspersky

  • Cointelegraph By Martin Young
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 05:08:07

The Metaverse could become a hotbed of cybercrime and abuse while many metaverse platforms may not obey some data protection regulations in 2023 according to cybersecurity firm Kaspersky.

Malware, ransomware attacks and phishing are not the only scourges of the crypto industry as the Metaverse could become a big target next year, according to cybersecurity experts. In its Consumer Cy… [+2348 chars]

Hacked Twitter data includes phone numbers, personal emails for celebrities, prominent politicians

  • dailydot.com
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 04:56:05

More than 5.4 million user records from Twitter have been published online, exposing everything from private phone numbers to email addresses. The data, which was released for free on a popular hacking forum this month, was pilfered last December after hacker…

More than 5.4 million user records from Twitter have been published online, exposing everything from private phone numbers to email addresses. The data, which was released for free on a popular hack… [+966 chars]

LogicGate Cyber Risk & Controls Compliance Solution enables enterprises to assess cyber risk

  • Industry News
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 03:20:39

LogicGate launched its Cyber Risk & Controls Compliance Solution, empowering IT and risk leaders to visualize, understand and optimize their cybersecurity posture. LogicGate's solution enables cyber teams to translate cyber risk into financial impact,

LogicGate launched its Cyber Risk &amp; Controls Compliance Solution, empowering IT and risk leaders to visualize, understand and optimize their cybersecurity posture. LogicGate’s solution enables … [+2691 chars]

Institute Of National Importance: AIIMS Hacked Since 6 Days; Hackers Demand Rs 200 Crore Via Cryptocurrency

  • Sheetal Bhalerao
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 02:33:54

Reportedly, for the sixth consecutive day the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi’s server remained out of order as the Hackers have allegedly demanded an estimated Rs 200 crore in cryptocurrency, said official sources on Monday. Huge Data …

Reportedly, for the sixth consecutive day the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhis server remained out of order as the Hackers have allegedly demanded an estimated Rs 200 crore in … [+2263 chars]

MeitY set to meet experts on data bill; Twitter starts vacating India offices

  • ETtech
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 01:55:47

The closed-door meetings this week are likely to be chaired by union electronics and information technology minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, our sources said. Apart from seeking feedback, the government “will also try to allay any fears that experts have raised so …

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is scheduled to meet legal experts and academics this week on the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, which it released for public consultati… [+8569 chars]

How to Secure Source Code and Protect It from Theft

  • Emily Doxon
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 01:55:45

Source code is one of the most valuable assets for any company. So if it gets stolen or leaked, this can result in colossal damages to your business. Source code theft can cause financial and reputational losses in the long term perspective. Even the giants i…

Source code is one of the most valuable assets for any company. So if it gets stolen or leaked, this can result in colossal damages to your business. Source code theft can cause financial and reputat… [+5550 chars]

Buying Japanese concert tickets may get even harder for foreign tourists with new government plan

  • Casey Baseel
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 01:00:01

Digital agency wants to link sports and concert ticket purchases to resident-only government-issued ID card. Back in September, Taro Kano, Japan’s Minister of Digital Affairs, called on the Japanese government to stop using floppy discs, cassette tapes, and o…

Digital agency wants to link sports and concert ticket purchases to resident-only government-issued ID card. Back in September, Taro Kano, Japans Minister of Digital Affairs, called on the Japanese … [+4573 chars]

Twitter is less safe due to Elon Musk's management style, says former top exec

  • Brian Fung
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 00:39:06

Twitter owner Elon Musk's dictatorial management style risks driving the company headlong into unforced business blunders, content moderation disasters and the degradation of core platform features that help keep vulnerable users safe, according to a former t…

Twitter owner Elon Musks dictatorial management style risks driving the company headlong into unforced business blunders, content moderation disasters and the degradation of core platform features th… [+7869 chars]

IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw set to discuss Personal Data Bill with legal experts, academics

  • Aashish Aryan
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 00:30:00

The closed-door meetings, likely to be chaired by Union electronics and information technology minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, is aimed at getting initial feedback from experts since the draft of the revised bill was released for public consultation on November 18.

The government is scheduled to meet legal experts and academicians this week to get their feedback on the draft Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Bill of 2022, people in the know of the develop… [+2069 chars]

Risky Business #687 -- Shady deeds in sunny places: Ransomware smashes Vanuatu, Guadeloupe

  • Patrick Gray
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 00:00:00

On this week’s show Patrick Gray and Adam Boileau discuss the week’s security news, including: <ul> <li>UK, USA ban Chinese security cameras</li> <li>What is the Boa webserver and why is it everywhere?</li> <li>Vanuatu, Guadeloupe smashed by ransomware</l…

On this weeks show Patrick Gray and Adam Boileau discuss the weeks security news, including: <ul><li>UK, USA ban Chinese security cameras</li><li>What is the Boa webserver and why is it everywhere?<… [+432 chars]

Rolling Stones demand Shein clothing line is pulled after exploitation scandal

  • Samuel Webb
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 23:50:30

Workers in two Chinese factories making clothes for Shein were allegedly working 18 hours a day for as little as 3p per clothing item

Sign up to the Independent Climate email for the latest advice on saving the planet Get our free Climate email Legendary rockers the Rolling Stones have asked for a Shein clothing line featuring th… [+2661 chars]

Prevention Versus Clean-Up of a Data Breach

  • inc.com
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 23:10:23

Insurance appears worthless unless it's used. Preventing data breaches and cyberattacks follows the same logic. #insurance #worthless #preventing #logic #breaches #cyberattacks

Insurance appears worthless unless it's used. Preventing data breaches and cyberattacks follows the same logic. #insurance#worthless#preventing#logic#breaches#cyberattacks This story appeared fir… [+25 chars]

How secure a Twitter replacement is Mastodon? Let us count the ways

  • Dan Goodin
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 22:05:19

The demise of Twitter's security and privacy teams has people looking for alternatives.

8 with 0 posters participating As Elon Musk critics flee from Twitter, Mastodon seems to be the most common replacement. In the last month, the number of monthly active users on Mastodon has rockete… [+5523 chars]

Tech Companies Cutting Budgets Must Boost Cybersecurity

  • Conor Cawley
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 21:33:51

Cybersecurity spending is expected to increase in the next year by 10% to 15% and your business should follow suit. The post Tech Companies Cutting Budgets Must Boost Cybersecurity appeared first on Tech.co.

Sure, experts and business owners are investing in cybersecurity, but how important is it actually? Well, according to a wide range of cybersecurity statistics and studies, you are really going to wa… [+1131 chars]

NetApp Reports Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2023 Results

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  • Published date: 2022-11-29 21:11:26

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2023, which ended on October 28, 2022. “We delivered a solid quarter in a dynamic environment, with all-time highs for Q2 revenue, …

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2023, which ended on October 28, 2022. We delivered a solid quarter in… [+92962 chars]

Redishred Capital Corp. (“Redishred”, Or The “Company”) Announces Q3 2022 Results, with Record Organic and Consolidated Revenue, and Impressive Ebitda Growth

  • Redishred Capital Corp.
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 21:05:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON / ACCESSWIRE / November 29, 2022 / TSXV:KUT Quarterly Earnings Call: 8:30am EST, November 30 2022, Participant call in number is 1-800-319...

MISSISSAUGA, ON / ACCESSWIRE / November 29, 2022 / TSXV:KUT Quarterly Earnings Call: 8:30am EST, November 30 2022, Participant call in number is 1-800-319-4610 Quarterly Highlights: Consolidated … [+33888 chars]

Aflac Incorporated to Present at the Goldman Sachs 2022 U.S. Financial Services Conference

  • PR Newswire
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 21:05:00

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that President and Chief Operating Officer of Aflac Incorporated Frederick J. Crawford and Executive Vice...

COLUMBUS, Ga., Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that President and Chief Operating Officer of Aflac Incorporated Frederick J. Crawford and Executive Vice P… [+6740 chars]

Aflac Incorporated to Present at the Goldman Sachs 2022 U.S. Financial Services Conference

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  • Published date: 2022-11-29 21:05:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that President and Chief Operating Officer of Aflac Incorporated Frederick J. Crawford and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Aflac Incorporated M…

COLUMBUS, Ga., Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that President and Chief Operating Officer of Aflac Incorporated Frederick J. Crawford and Executive Vice P… [+6487 chars]

B.C.'s completed response to wrongful health ministry firings 'cannot fully remedy the harms': ombudsperson

  • Bethany Lindsay
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 20:49:20

Ten years after eight researchers were wrongly fired from B.C.’s Health Ministry, the provincial government has completed all of the recommended measures to address the harm it caused, according to a new ombudsperson report.

Ten years after eight researchers were wrongly fired from B.C.'s Health Ministry, the provincial government has completed all of the recommended measures to address the harm it caused, according to a… [+2184 chars]

News 11/30/22

  • Mr. HIStalk
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 20:49:11

Top News A paywalled Boston Globe article says Athenahealth CEO ...

Top News A paywalled Boston Globe article says that Athenahealth CEO Bob Segert is preparing to take the company public for a second time. Private equity firms Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast … [+5999 chars]

The Cost of Poor Cybersecurity

  • emeltzer
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 20:43:17

There are many variables at play when it comes to analyzing the cost of poor cybersecurity and breaches. Businesses need to stop production and oth

THE COST OF POOR CYBERSECURITY $ A DEEP DIVE B THE COST OF CYBERCRIME IN 2018 WAS AROUND $ 13 MILLION¹ In 2017 , the average cost of cybercrime was $ 11.7 million COMPROMISED CREDENTIALS COST BUSINES… [+713 chars]