Comment: Wisconsin Republican Party Hacked For $2.3 Million

Hackers stole $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party’s account that was being used to help reelect President Donald Trump in the key battleground state, the party’s chairman told The Associated Press on Thursday. The party noticed the suspicious activity on Oct. 22 and contacted the FBI on Friday, said Republican Party Chairman Andrew Hitt. […]

Election Security – Cybersecurity Experts Commentary

40% of London councils have not tested DR plans

As we know, in the United States election security has been a top point of concern with so many aspects of the process vulnerable to attacks that can be exploited for personal or political gain. With experts citing security breaches as a top concern for the 2020 election, it’s more important than ever that strategies are implemented […]

Three Ways To Hack An Election: Election Security Is About Cybersecurity

In 2020, securing elections is chiefly a matter of cybersecurity. Since I founded Data Connectors in 1999, we have been fueling the collaboration of government agencies with cybersecurity professionals and solution providers. As a voter, I set out to see what they know that could help us understand more about the security of our electoral […]

36 Billion Personal Records Exposed By Hacks In 2020 So Far

The number of records exposed in data breaches and leaks has surged to 36 billion so far this year, representing almost 3,000 separate incidents, further extending 2020s status as the worst year on record, according to IT Pro. While organisations sustained an onslaught throughout the first half of 2020, the last 3 months to date extra […]

Positive Technologies: 84 Percent Of Companies Have High-Risk Vulnerabilities On The Network Perimeter

Positive Technologies performed instrumental scanning of the network perimeter of selected corporate information systems.[1] A total of 3,514 hosts were scanned, including network devices, servers, and workstations. The results show the presence of high-risk vulnerabilities at most companies. However, half of these vulnerabilities can be eliminated by installing the latest software updates.[2] The research shows high-risk vulnerabilities at […]

Post-COVID Cobot Security Is Looking Good

Collaborative robots were gaining momentum in the marketplace before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived. They create situations where humans and machines work safely, side by side. However, the global health threat forced companies to cope with reduced operations and the possibility of having an entire team of workers isolate due to virus exposure. These advanced machines […]

Five Scary Good Cybersecurity Awareness Month Tips For Consumers To Keep In Mind

Don’t Let Spooky Season Get Any More Chilling – Here’s How You Can Keep the Ghouls & Goblins from Stealing your Data Cybersecurity Awareness Month aims to provide individuals with the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. It’s appropriate that this holiday falls during the month of Halloween, as hackers are […]

Security Blueprints Of Many Companies Leaked In Hack Of Swedish Firm Gunnebo – Experts Reaction

In March 2020, KrebsOnSecurity alerted Swedish security giant Gunnebo Group that hackers had broken into its network and sold the access to a criminal group which specializes in deploying ransomware. In August, Gunnebo said it had successfully thwarted a ransomware attack, but this week it emerged that the intruders stole and published online tens of thousands of sensitive documents […]