Vulnerabilities (123)

U.S. Soldiers Compromise Nuclear Security with Flashcard Apps  

U.S. soldiers' use of flashcard learning apps to help memorize security procedures has accidentally exposed sensitive information about the U.S. nuclear arsenal in Europe, a researcher at investigation site Bellingcat has found. So reports Wired.


JBS Meat Plants Resume Production After Cyberattack

The biggest meat packer globally, Brazil’s JBS SA, has been recovering from a crippling cyberattack. So reports Reuters.


Air India Data Breach Shows Wide Reach of February Hack  

On February 24, global air transport data behemoth SITA confirmed a data breach involving passenger data. A number of airlines, including American and United, warned their travelers that frequent flier information may have been affected.


Ransomware Attack Hobbles Ireland’s Health System

A ransomware attack has left Ireland’s health system crippled, facing the prospect of weeks before it is back at full strength. So reports the Associated Press.


Could the Colonial Pipeline Hack Be A Blessing In Disguise?

A ransomware attack that shut down the United States’ largest fuel pipeline has prompted calls for shoring up the cybersecurity of the nation’s key infrastructure.


Biden’s White House on the Hot Seat Over Cyberattacks

The Biden administration faces pressure on multiple fronts after the Russian SolarWinds hack and Chinese cyber attackers’ breach of Microsoft Exchange flaws.


Accellion Data Breach Keeps Widening in Scope, Price

A series of data breaches centering around third-party data security provider Accellion has continued to spread and grow in cost. So reports Wired.


How the Microsoft Hack Grew Into a Global Debacle

What started as a stealth Chinese spying operation aimed at “very specific” people through previously undiscovered flaws in Microsoft’s Exchange email software has transformed into a global hacking crisis affecting tens of thousands of organizations. That’s according to various reports.


Senators Eye Cyberattack Disclosure at SolarWinds Hearing

Both parties’ ranking members on the Senate Intelligence committee have said Congress may want to pass a law requiring cyberattack victims to notify authorities of the incidents. So reports Law360.


Florida Water Hack May Hold National, Global Implications

As local authorities nationwide looked to shore up their cybersecurity in light of the hacking of a small-town Florida water treatment facility, officials on Capitol Hill heard suggestions that the attack may have originated overseas.


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