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Amazon Workers Are Listening To What You Tell Alexa

Amazon Workers Are Listening To What You Tell Alexa

Amazon Workers Are Listening To What You Tell AlexaTens of millions of people use smart speakers and their voice software to play games, find music or trawl for trivia. Millions more are reluctant to invite the devices and their powerful microphones into their homes...

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Hackers target Chinese State targeted Using Ransomware

Hackers target Chinese State targeted Using Ransomware

Who: Chinese State When: 11 March 2019 # of records involved: What happened: The National Network and Information Security Information Center has identified overseas hackers targeting the websites of government departments with emails containing ransomware. How did it...

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Hackers breach e-Ticketing systems at 8 Major Airlines

Hackers breach e-Ticketing systems at 8 Major Airlines

Who: E-ticketing systems at Eight Airlines When: Reported 12 Mar 2019 # of records involved: undetermined What happened: Hackers intercept passengers Personally Identifiable Information (PII) using website link vulnerability. How did it happen: 8 major airlines...

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Large Data Breach affects Chicago Hospital Chain

Large Data Breach affects Chicago Hospital Chain

Who: RUSH Hospitals and Medical Centers When: 4 March 2019 # of records involved: 45,000 Patients What happened: The personal information of about 45,000 Rush patients may have been compromised in a data breach How did it happen: The exposed data may include names,...

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Title: NJ Students Gain Access to School Computers

Title: NJ Students Gain Access to School Computers

Who: Elizabeth NJ Public School System When: Mar 22, 2019 # of records involved: Limited What happened: Several high school students are in hot water after they were able to log into their schools’ computer systems to change grades and attendance records. How did it...

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Third Party EMR Vendor Experiences Massive Breach

Third Party EMR Vendor Experiences Massive Breach

Who: Meditab Software Inc. and MedPharm Services When: Mar 19, 2019 # of records involved: 6,000,000 Medical records of 2,200 healthcare hospitals, pharmacies, ​and doctors offices) What happened: Meditab provides the electronic medical record (EMR) and practice...

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Cloud Adoption On The Rise, It Pros Unsure Of Risk

Cloud Adoption On The Rise, It Pros Unsure Of Risk

Cloud Adoption On The Rise, IT Pros Unsure Of Risk Even though misconfigurations in public clouds create risks to enterprise security, a new study found that more than half of IT professionals do not really understand the risks inherent in public cloud...

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