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Researchers Test UN’s Cybersecurity, Find Data on 100k

The Security Ledger - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 1:38pm

Independent security researchers testing the security of the United Nations were able to compromise public-facing servers and a cloud-based development account for the U.N. and lift data on more than 100,000 staff and employees, according to a report released Monday.

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Episode 199 COVID’s Other Legacy: Data Theft and Enterprise Insecurity

The Security Ledger - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 12:13pm

In this episode of the podcast (#199), sponsored by LastPass, we talk with Sareth Ben of Securonix about how massive layoffs that have resulted from the COVID pandemic put organizations at far greater risk of data theft. In our second segment, we’re joined by Barry McMahon, a Senior Global Product Marketing Manager at LogMeIn, to talk about data...

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Neopets Is Still A Thing And Its Exposing Sensitive Data

The Security Ledger - Mon, 12/28/2020 - 7:59am

Neopets, the virtual pets website has exposed a wide range of sensitive data online including information that might be used to identify site users, security researchers report.

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