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Ukrainian Nuclear Plant Network Connected to Internet for Cryptomining(August 22, 2019) Employees at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine reportedly connected portions of the plant’s internal network to the Internet so they could mine for cryptocurrency. The Ukrainian Secret Service… Read More ›

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Capital One Breach Credit card company Capital One has acknowledged that a data breach has compromised personal information of 100 million US customers and 6 million Canadian customers. The affected data include information collected from customers at the time they… Read More ›

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Equifax Credit Agency will Pay As Much as $700 Million to Settle Investigations Equifax will pay as much as US $700 million to settle state and federal investigations as well as consumer claims related to the 2017 data breach that… Read More ›

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Defense Innovation Board Pushing Zero Trust Architecture for Military The Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Board (DIB) has approved a white paper that calls on the Department of Defense (DOD) to implement zero trust architecture (ZTA) for network access. The paper notes… Read More ›

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Finland Fighting Fake News Through Education(May 21, 2019) In 2014, the Finnish government introduced an initiative to fight fake news. The initiative includes awareness and education; schools teach digital literacy and critical thinking about misinformation. Finland’s President has called on all… Read More ›

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Insurance Companies Citing “War Exclusion” to Deny Payment of Claims for NotPetya Attacks. After snack food company Mondelez International was hit by the NotPetya attack in 2017, costs of cleaning up the infection, replacing computer equipment and losses from unfilled… Read More ›