Day: September 16, 2021

Freedom Hosting admin gets 27 years in prison for hosting child pornography

An Irish man who ran a cheap dark web hosting service has been sentenced today to 27 years in prison for turning a blind eye to customers hosting child sex abuse material. Eric Eoin Marques, 36, from Dublin, operated the Freedom Hosting service between July 2008 and July 2013, when he was arrested following an …

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FTC: Health App, Device Makers Must Report Breaches

But Does the ‘Policy Statement’ Warning Overstep the Intention of the Rule?The FTC warns makers of personal health records, mobile health apps, fitness devices and a variety of similar products and services that they will face stiff civil monetary penalties for failure to comply with the commission’s 12-year-old – but never-yet enforced – Health Breach …

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Is Grief's Threat to Wipe Decryption Key Believable?

Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Critical Infrastructure Security , Cybercrime Analysts Say the Gang Is Escalating Rhetoric to Scare Victims Doug Olenick (DougOlenick) • September 16, 2021     (Source: Carlos Garcia Campillo) Regarding the recent tactical innovation by the Grief ransomware gang that is threatening to wipe a victim’s data and decryption …

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New Standard Contractual Clauses now part of the AWS GDPR Data Processing Addendum for customers

Today, we’re happy to announce an update to our online AWS GDPR Data Processing Addendum (AWS GDPR DPA) and our online Service Terms to include the new Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) that the European Commission (EC) adopted in June 2021. The EC-approved SCCs give our customers the ability to comply with the General Data Protection …

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Beazley names Raf Sanchez as Global Head of Cyber Services

Beazley has named Raf Sanchez as its new Global Head of Cyber Services. Sanchez, currently International Manager of Beazley Breach Response Services, assumes his new Global Head of Cyber Services role on the 1st October, and joins the Global Cyber & Tech Management Team. He will continue to be based in London. Sanchez has been …

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Internet Society introduces MANRS initiative to improve the resilience and security of the routing infrastructure

The Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) initiative, supported by the Internet Society, announced an Equipment Vendor Program to help reduce the most common threats to the Internet’s routing system. Founding participants in this new MANRS Program include global leaders in network equipment Arista, Cisco, Huawei, Juniper, and Nokia, with others expected to join …

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Wells Fargo launches digital infrastructure strategy for its customers and employees

Wells Fargo announced new digital infrastructure strategy, combining a multi-cloud approach with third-party data centers to drive technological speed, agility, and scalability for its customers and employees. Central to the digital infrastructure strategy is Wells Fargo’s selection of two industry leaders as its public cloud providers: Microsoft Azure as its primary public cloud provider and …

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FBI, CISA, and CGCYBER warn of nation-state actors exploiting CVE-2021-40539 Zoho bug

The FBI, CISA, and the Coast Guard Cyber Command (CGCYBER) warn of state-sponsored attacks that are actively exploiting CVE-2021-40539 Zoho flaw. The FBI, CISA, and the Coast Guard Cyber Command (CGCYBER) warn that nation-state APT groups are actively exploiting a critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-40539, in the Zoho ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus software. ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus …

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No, Tech Monopolies Don’t Serve National Security

In what appears to be a “throw spaghetti on the wall approach” to stopping antitrust reform targeting Big Tech, a few Members of Congress and a range of former military and intelligence officials wrote a letter asserting that these companies need to be protected for national security. It’s a spurious argument that seeks to leverage …

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Employee Spotlight: Sue Jasmin

The Director of Agile Coaching at Sonatype, Sue narrated her journey through various industries, and what brought her to Sonatype. The post Employee Spotlight: Sue Jasmin appeared first on Security Boulevard.Read the article

Pentagon internal review delays plans to release CMMC final rule in September

Daily News The Defense Department is not planning to release the final rule cementing the implementation of its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program in September, due to an ongoing internal review expected to conclude toward the end of 2021. “We anticipate the review to be completed in late 2021, at which point the Department will …

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Universal decryptor key for Sodinokibi, REvil ransomware released

By Waqas Bitdefender stated that all victims who got their files/data encrypted by the REvil ransomware might use the decryptor key to restore them. This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Universal decryptor key for Sodinokibi, REvil ransomware released Support the originator by clicking the read the rest link below. Read the …

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As offices come back, ATMO launches air monitoring device claiming to give COVID-risk score

Way back in 2015 we covered the launch of the Atmotube, a small, innovative, portable air quality monitor which went on to receive a number of awards after its CES debut. Since rebranding as ATMO, the company, co-founded by Vera Kozyr, is now launching the Atmocube, an indoor air quality monitoring system for businesses and …

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