How does a flaw potentially affecting the integrity of printer management application get a “critical” severity rating and one affecting the integrity and operation of anesthesia machines get a “moderate” severity rating? It has to do with our evolving and still immature system of rating (and therefore thinking about) cyber risk.
Tag: data privacy
GE learned of a serious vulnerability affecting two brands of anesthesia machines in October. The company on Tuesday advised customers to take steps to protect them from being remotely tampered with.
The Department of Homeland Security is warning U.S. firms that drones made in China may be spying on them and sending sensitive data to the Chinese government.
Data breaches relating to unsecured Internet of Things devices have jumped by more than 10 percent since 2017, suggesting security efforts aren’t keeping pace with the growth of the Internet of Things, a new study finds.
Researchers have found an unsecured Microsoft-hosted cloud database that holds personal information from 80 million U.S. households, exposing sensitive data and putting people at risk for identity theft, ransomware and other cybercrimes.