July 2018 - Breach and Attack Simulation

SSNs Accessed in Yale University Breach 😧

HP is offering a $10K reward for anyone who can hack… their printer! Welcome to the printing industry’s first bug bounty program. Additionally, iOS users: Don’t fall for this tech support phishing scam. Today has been action-packed. Read on to see what’s happening in today’s daily brief.   Private health providers called out in quarterly Australian

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Threatcare Revolutionizes Breach and Attack Simulations

Today, Threatcare announces the release of the Threatcare App and Threatcare Agent, the latest offerings from the leader in Breach and Attack Simulations. Threatcare is based in Austin, Texas, and is a venture-backed cybersecurity software and services company. “Security testing is so challenging for technical professionals focused on security operations that many don’t try it.

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Beware: Don’t buy software from this list ⚠️

YouTube will finally support vertical videos without showing the dreaded black bars on the side. Cat video viewing experience: Improved. Let’s kick this week off with today’s daily brief.   US military draws up ‘do not buy’ list for software The US military is being warned off installing software believed to have been compromised by

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Inmates hack tablet system 🚔

LinkedIn added voice messaging feature for some reason? “It avoids the awkward back-and-forth of a phone call while giving your prospective employer an idea of what you’d sound like on a podcast.” On that same site, Microsoft announced a partnership with Black Girls Code to open their 14th chapter in Seattle. Love it. Thanks for

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Houston, we have a security a problem. 🏙️

John McAfee is offering $100,000 to anyone who can hack his “unhackable” cryptocurrency wallet. California, Delaware, and Utah recently ranked as the best states when it comes to their approach to online privacy, but check out the full list to see which states ranked the worst. The end is near, folks. I mean, the end of the

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Daily Brief – July 25, 2018

Google Suite is getting a huge makeover. “The G Suite Security Center was introduced earlier in the year, and now it’s getting a new investigation tool ‘which adds integrated remediation to the prevention and detection capabilities.’ It will give administrators the ability to further scrutinize potential breaches and clean up emails or files in the

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Threatcare Recognized for Diversity & Inclusion

Austin, Texas – Today, Threatcare announces that it is the recipient of the Austin Mosaic Award for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. Threatcare is an Austin, Texas based, venture-backed cybersecurity software and services company. Founder and CEO, Marcus Carey, says about the award, “Diversity and inclusion isn’t just a checkbox for Threatcare, and we

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Daily Brief – July 24, 2018

Happy HTTPS day! There’s a lot of news highlighting the cybersecurity industry lately. Check out this 18-year old who hacked his high school’s computers, and this call for more female cyber warriors. But then you see the harsh reality that only one in 10 US adults are familiar with cybersecurity job titles, while 20% had never

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Daily Brief – July 23, 2018

iPhones might soon be banned in India. An Uber/Lyft driver legally streamed 700 rides on Twitch… without passenger consent. And have you seen Alexa respond to Sign Language before? Phew, I wish your coffee strong and your Monday short. Here’s today’s daily brief.   Russian bank hit in major cyberattack The assault on Russia’s PIR Bank was

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Daily Brief – July 20, 2018

Finally, Friday. We bet you’ll change your Amazon password after reading today’s daily brief. Actually, please change your password after reading today’s daily brief. Have a great weekend!   1.5 million affected by hack targeting Singapore’s health data Hackers targeting Singapore’s largest healthcare institution, SingHealth, stole the personal profiles of some 1.5 million patients along with the

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