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Artist Uses Malware in Installation

A piece of 'art' currently up for auction features six separate types of malware running on a vulnerable computer.

Exposed Elasticsearch Database Compromises Data on 8M People

Personal data exposed includes full names, physical and email addresses, birthdates, phone numbers, and IP addresses.

Executive Order Limits Certain Tech Sales, Hits Huawei Hard

The executive order signed by President Trump bars the sale or installation of equipment seen to be controlled by hostile foreign governments and a threat to national security.

Two Ransomware Recovery Firms Typically Pay Hackers

Companies promising the safe return of data sans ransom payment secretly pass Bitcoin to attackers and charge clients added fees.

Two Ransomware Recovery Firms Typically Pay Hackers

Companies promising the safe return of data sans ransom payment secretly pass Bitcoin to attackers and charge clients added fees.

Resolution Requires Cybersecurity Training for Members of Congress

A bipartisan resolution would mandate IT and cybersecurity training for all members of Congress, their staff, and employees.

Uniqlo Parent Company Says Hack Compromised 461,091

Fast Retailing Co. reports cyberattackers accessed accounts registered to its Japanese Uniqlo and GU brand websites.

Thrangrycat Claws Cisco Customer Security

A linked pair of vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to take over many different types of Cisco networking components.

Poorly Configured Server Exposes Most Panama Citizens’ Data

Compromised information includes full names, birth dates, national ID numbers, medical insurance numbers, and other personal data.

Microsoft SharePoint Bug Exploited in the Wild

A number of reports show CVE-2019-0604 is under active attack, Alien Labs researchers say.