IT Security and Compliance Blog Archive

Read the news, developments and opinion pieces from years gone by about IT security and compliance from industry experts New Net Technologies.

A study conducted by Alert Logic revealed the majority of vulnerabilities in ports are found in just three ports.

New research shows that vulnerabilities are becoming increasingly more common in our connected devices. 

Despite GDPR having been enacted over 15 months ago, over half of UK organizations are still not compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

Trend Micro released a report today detailing the increase in the monetization of IoT attacks. 

Wikipedia was knocked offline in several countries after being hit by a coordinated Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack over the weekend. 

The latest report published by the New Zealand Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT NZ) found that the country experienced its highest ever recorded quarterly financial losses due to cybercrime in Q2. 

The phone numbers associated with over 400 million Facebook accounts were exposed online in the latest privacy dilemma for the social media giant. 

Students in the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District were expecting to head back to school today, but a ransomware attack forced officials to push back the first day of school. 

The British holiday firm, Truly Travels, has admitted to suffering a data breach due to an unsecured Amazon Web Services server. 

Google's Project Zero security researchers recently revealed that they found several malicious sites that planted malware onto people's iPhones for years. 

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg claimed this week that a serious cyberattack on one member country would trigger a response from all member countries. 

Trend Micro recently releases its 2019 Mid Year Security Roundup: Evasive Threats, Pervasive Effective and found that organizations are dealing with a wide range of security threats, from ransomware and malware to phishing and high impact vulnerabilities. 

According to the latest 2019 Mid-Year Vulnerability Report, over 34% (3,3771) of all vulnerabilities reported in the first half of 2019 do not currently have a documented solution. 

A security researcher has issued warnings that some airlines that manage booking systems themselves have failed to implement important protect mechanism, exposing sensitive customer data. 

The U.S. Office of Management and Budget recently released its annual report and found the number of cyber incidents decreased by 12% in 2018 compared to 2017. 

Hy-Vee experienced a hack that impacted some of its payment processing systems that are associated to transactions at various Hy-Vee fuel pumps and drive-thru coffee shops.

Texas’ Department of Information Resources (DIR) launched an investigation into the attacks once they learned of the incident this week. Based on the collected evidence, cyber security officials suspect the attacks to be orchestrated by a single person where the bad actor encrypted files and appended the .JSE extension to the encrypted files.

The European Central Bank (ECB) had to shut down one of its websites after it was hacked and infected with malicious software.

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Hospitality franchisor Choice Hotels, the parent organization of those franchise chains, has confirmed a breach in which attackers stole 700,000 guest records from a publicly available MongoDB database without a password or any authentication.

Following two major data breaches in the last year, the Singapore Government has announced measures to reform their data-protection standards across the public sector.

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