A Third of Known Computer Security Flaws Have No Solution

A Third of Known Computer Security Flaws Have No Solution

In the first half of 2019, analysts at computer security firm Risk Based Security (RBS) enumerated a total of 11,092 flaws in computer systems (known as vulnerabilities) that could be exploited by a hacker to take unauthorized actions in another person’s or organization’s system.

Quest Diagnostics Says Up to 12 Million Patients May Have Had Financial, Medical, Personal Information Breached

Quest Diagnostics Says Up to 12 Million Patients May Have Had Financial, Medical, Personal Information Breached

Quest Diagnostics, one of the biggest blood testing providers in the country, warned Monday that nearly 12 million of its customers may have had personal, financial and medical information breached due to an issue with one of its vendors.

In America, your digital freedoms are what the tech companies say they are.

In America, your digital freedoms are what the tech companies say they are.

If you had done that in New York, as an American citizen, you’ve given no fewer than five organizations (the hotel, Uber, the theater, the concession vendor, and the credit card company) your private information.

Millions of bank loan and mortgage documents have leaked online

Millions of bank loan and mortgage documents have leaked online

“This information would be a gold mine for cyber criminals who would have everything they need to steal identities, file false tax returns, get loans or credit cards.” Although the documents originate from these financiers, one bank — Citi, which helped to secure the data — said it had no current relationship with the company.

Guardzilla Home Cameras Open to Anyone Wanting to Watch Their Footage

Guardzilla Home Cameras Open to Anyone Wanting to Watch Their Footage

The GZ501W model camera contains a shared, hard-coded Amazon S3 credential used for storing saved video data in the Amazon cloud – so all users of the Guardzilla All-In-One Video Security System have the same password, and thus can access each other’s saved home video.

Children’s Personal Data and SSNs Are Being Sold on the Dark Web

Children’s Personal Data and SSNs Are Being Sold on the Dark Web

A data broker on several dark web marketplaces is currently advertising stolen personal information relating specifically to children, according to a researcher and online posts reviewed by Motherboard. The data allegedly comes from hospitals and paediatricians, according to posts from the broker on the dark web markets Dream and Empire.