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Critical Flaws Leave Some Government Access Cards Vulnerable to Attack

One of the nation’s leading purveyors of security access badges and plastic ID cards is scrambling to patch multiple vulnerabilities in its system, which could allow attackers to covertly enter secured buildings and obtain top-level access privileges, granting them the ability to modify a building’s list of authorized…Read more...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 18:35

SEC brings charges in connection with hack of its financial system

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that it is bringing charges against a Ukranian hacker for breaking into the agency's corporate filing system to access nonpublic information. The SEC is also charging a number of in...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 19:29

New York Privacy Bill Forces Businesses to Disclose Consumer Data Use

A bill known as the "Right to know act of 2019" was proposed by New York State Senator Brad Madison Hoylman on January 9 to amend the general business law so that consumers have the right to request personal information that has been collected by a company and is being disclosed to third-parties. [...]

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 13:35

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Microsoft Says Outlook Mobile Now Ready For Pentagon Use

Outlook for iOS and Android can now be used by Department of Defense and Office 365 US Government Community Cloud High customers after their architecture was updated to use native Microsoft sync technology with direct connections to the already compliant Exchange Online backend services [...]

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 15:16

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Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Leave Smart Buildings Open to Cyber Attacks

A team of researchers discovered six zero-day vulnerabilities in protocols and individual components used in smart buildings. The flaws could be used to steal sensitive information, access or delete critical files, or perform malicious actions. [...]

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 16:56

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