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IT Security Newsletter - 10/21/2020

Brute force attacks increase due to more open RDP ports

While leaving your back door open while you are working from home may be something you do without giving it a second thought, having unnecessary ports open on your computer is a security...

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IT Security Newsletter - 10/19/2020

UK Data Privacy Watchdog Slashes BA Fine as Virus Bites

The UK's data privacy watchdog on Friday slashed a fine imposed on British Airways over a cyber attack after taking into account coronavirus fallout on the embattled airline's finances. The...

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IT Security Newsletter - 10/16/2020

Joker's Stash, one of the most notorious web forums for stolen credit card data, has claimed a new scalp.

Joker's Stash, one of the most notorious web forums for stolen credit card data, has claimed a new scalp. Sellers on the site this week...

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IT Security Newsletter - 10/15/2020

Barnes & Noble warns customers it has been hacked, customer data may have been accessed

American bookselling giant Barnes & Noble is contacting customers via email, warning them that its network was breached by hackers, and that sensitive...

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IT Security Newsletter - 10/14/2020

Norway says Russian hackers were behind August Parliament attack

Norway's Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide today said that Russia is behind the August 2020 cyber-attack on the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget). "On 24 August, the...

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IT Security Newsletter - 10/13/2020

Law Firm Seyfarth Shaw Hit by Damaging Ransomware Attack

International law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP has shut down many of its systems after being hit with a ransomware attack. Founded in 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, Seyfarth has over 900 lawyers...

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IT Security Newsletter - 10/12/2020

DHS: Unknown hackers targeted the US Census Bureau network

The US Department of Homeland Security said that unknown threat actors have targeted the US Census network during the last year in its first-ever Homeland Threat Assessment (HTA) report...

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IT Security Newsletter - 10/09/2020

Sam's Club customer accounts hacked in credential stuffing attacks

Over the past two weeks, Sam's Club has started sending automated password reset emails and security notifications to customers who were hacked in credential stuffing attacks....

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IT Security Newsletter - 10/08/2020

Amazon Prime Day Spurs Spike in Phishing, Fraud Attacks

A spike in phishing and malicious websites aimed at defrauding Amazon.com customers aim to make Prime Day a field day for hackers. Cybercriminals are tapping into Amazon's annual discount...

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IT Security Newsletter - 10/07/2020

Breach at food delivery service Chowbus reportedly affects hundreds of thousands of customers

Two months after securing a $33 million funding round from investors, food delivery startup Chowbus is grappling with a breach that observers say...

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