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Watchdog report finds alarming 20% of baby food tested contains lead

Levels are below FDArsquo;s decades-old standards, but latest data says no level safe.

Post-WannaCry, 5.5 Million Devices Still Expose SMB Port

In its annual National Exposure Index report, Rapid7 found 160 million computers, IoT devices and servers with open ports that should not be exposed to the public network.

IBM Backup Bug Gets Workaround Fix After Nine Months of Exposure

IBM quietly released a workaround fix for a vulnerability in its Spectrum Protect enterprise backup software it has known about since September 2016.

Mobile App Back-End Servers, Databases at Risk

Mobile app developers'casual use of back-end technology like Elasticsearch without security-hardening puts unsuspecting enterprises at grave risk of exposure.

Sorry, you can’t protest security screening by getting naked for the...

Man charged by Oregon, and the feds, for stripping at a TSA checkpoint.

OneDeploy disputes need for NHS to use more capital expenditure on...

Upgrading to the very latest Windows operating systems, to reduce the risk of continued exposure to ransomware attacks such as WannaCry that hit the NHS over the weekend, should not demand any new capital spending, said enterprise Windows deployment pr...

Widely adopted method for thwarting MRSA fails in hospital that developed...

Experts still debating best way to keep superbugs from spreading among patients.

VU#556600: Space Coast Credit Union SCCU Mobile for Android and iPhone...

Space Coast Credit Union SCCU Mobile for Android,version 2.1.0.1104 and earlier,and for iOS,version 2.2 and earlier,fails to properly validate SSL certificates provided by HTTPS connections,which may enable an attacker to conduct man-in-the-middle(MITM)attacks.

VU#276408: Think Mutual Bank Mobile Banking App for iPhone fails to...

Think Mutual Bank mobile banking app for iOS,version 3.1.5 and earlier,fails to properly validate SSL certificates provided by HTTPS connections,which may enable an attacker to conduct man-in-the-middle(MITM)attacks.

Netflix Incident A Sign Of Increase In Cyber Extortion Campaigns

Attackers using threats of data exposure and DDoS disruptions to try and extort ransoms from organizations

Abuse, theft, exposure: What’s in store for your web history

“If you’re being watched, you change your behavior, and that means you have less freedom.
I don’t think you can have freedom without privacy.” —Kevin Mitnick, quoted in my new book, "Hacking the Hacker."
The United States has a long history of protecting at least some individual privacy rights with respect to common carriers. Much of the current protection was gained with the passage of the Communications Act of 1934 and further amended by the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

The 1934 act put radio and telephone companies under the control of the FCC, and the 1996 act added ISPs and cable companies.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here