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

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

In this episode of the podcast (#199), sponsored by LastPass, we talk with Shareth 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 from that company that weighs the security impact of poor password policies and what a “passwordless” future might look like.

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Episode 198: Must Hear Interviews from 2020

Trying times have a way of peeling back the curtains and seeing our world with new eyes. We

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Update: Neopets Is Still A Thing And Its Exposing Sensitive Data

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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Update: DHS Looking Into Cyber Risk from TCL Smart TVs

The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said the agency was assessing the cyber risk of smart TVs sold by the Chinese electronics giant TCL, following reports that the devices may give the company “back door” access to deployed sets.