Week of September 16, 2019

GDPR non-compliance worse than feared*:             As the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation nears its 18 month anniversary, research by security software supplier Egress has suggested that 52% of UK businesses are not fully...

WEEK OF SEPTEMEBER 09, 2019

Data Leak Hits 2.5 Million Customers of Cosmetics Giant Yves Rocher*:             A French retail consultancy exposed data on millions of its clients’ customers as well as sensitive business information, after researchers discovered an unsecured Elasticsearch...

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 02, 2019

Twitter CEO and Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Has Account Hacked*:             The co-founder and chief executive of Twitter had his own account on the service briefly taken over by hackers. A group referring to itself as the Chuckling Squad said it was behind the breach of...

WEEK OF AUGUST 26, 2019

Cloud Security Report 2019 by Cybersecurity insiders*:             The 2019 Cloud Security Report highlights what is and what is not working for security operations teams in securing their cloud data, systems, and services in this shared responsibility model. The...

WEEK OF AUGUST 19, 2019

Hundreds of exposed Amazon cloud backups found leaking sensitive data*:   New research just presented at the Def Con security conference reveals how companies, startups, and governments are inadvertently leaking their own files from the cloud.   You may have heard of...

WEEK OF AUGUST 12, 2019

StockX was hacked, exposing millions of customers’ data.*:   The fashion and sneaker trading platform pushed out a password reset email to its users on Thursday citing “system updates,” but left users confused and scrambling for answers.   StockX told users that the...