by Filip TRUTA, from HotForSecurity , on 21.06.2018
Black River Medical Center has issued a notice informing customers that the healthcare provider has learned of a data security lapse that may have resulted in the exposure of some patients’ personal information. An affiliate of Saint Francis Healthcare System, Black River is a community-owned, not-for-profit hospital in Missouri, US. On April 23, the hospital [and#8230;] read more
by Business Insights , on 21.06.2018
Electric car manufacturer Tesla is facing a nightmare insider attack scenario for which too many companies today fail to prepare. Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted this week that an employee managed to intentionally wreak havoc with the software code that underpins the company's manufacturing system. The fallout has resulted in "quite extensive and damaging sabotage to our operations," according to Musk in a company-wide email that was leaked to CNBC two days ago. read more
by Luana PASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 20.06.2018
The mobile wallet market has grown in popularity due to increased interest in NFC technology, and industries are setting the ground for a proper infrastructure that enables and encourages users to move away from cash payments. Montblanc, the German luxury watch company, has taken a major step toward digitalization by joining the smartwatch world. The ...
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by Filip TRUTA, from IoT Security Insights , on 20.06.2018
IoT connections will grow 140% to 50 billion connected devices by 2022 as “edge computing” accelerates return on investment as well as security, Juniper Research forecasts. However, will this prediction entice IoT vendors to take part in a trend that will demand more diligence on their end? New data from the market intelligence firm indicates ...
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by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 20.06.2018
Employees are a company’s first line of defense against an impending breach. All it takes is one negligent staffer with bad password hygiene, or an unwary employee falling for a phishing scam, for hackers to gain a foothold in an organization’s infrastructure. read more
by Filip TRUTA, from IoT Security Insights , on 19.06.2018
International Data Corporation (IDC) has published its semiannual Internet of Things spending guide, which forecasts IoT spending for 14 technologies across 20 verticals in 53 countries. IDC has been busy mapping IoT use cases that have segmentations in shared domains, such as in Smart Cities and Digital Transformation investment areas, according to the group’s research ...
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by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 19.06.2018
Most of the time, cyberbullying takes place outside the view of parents, through phones, computers or tablets. Chances that a parent witnesses his child being a victim or an aggressor are very low since no parent sits near the child all the time to monitor online interactions. At the same time, children choose not to ...
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by Luana PASCU, from HotForSecurity , on 19.06.2018
Why users always fall for the lamest phishing scams is beyond comprehension, but hackers take advantage of this weakness and hide their scheming behind the usual fake prizes and too-good-to-be-true giveaways. This time, it was Adidas’ turn to feature in a major phishing scam that targeted users in specific regions. A fake Adidas campaign promising [and#8230;] read more
by Graham CLULEY, from HotForSecurity , on 19.06.2018
Tesla CEO Elon Musk believes that the company is the victim of deliberate sabotage perpetrated by an employee. According to CNBC, the high profile executive sent an email to Tesla employees this weekend alleging that there was a saboteur in the companyand#8217;s ranks who had changed code in an internal product, logged into systems without [and#8230;] read more
by Filip TRUTA, from HotForSecurity , on 19.06.2018
The French Minister of Public Action has announced the dismantling of the “Black Hand” forum, a marketplace on the French dark web selling drugs, weapons, stolen credit cards and other illicit goods and services. On June 12, the National Directorate of Intelligence and Customs Investigations (DNRED) reportedly started raiding key locations in the country where [and#8230;] read more