After Equifax was a victim of a massive cyberattack, many are questioning the special website set up by the company in response to the 143 million records breached. Security Analyst Christina Camilleri’s tweet questioning the suspicious site is referenced in this Threatpost article – Many Questions, Few Answers For Equifax Breach Victims.
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Most everyone has heard the recent Wikileaks story about CIA hacking everyday devices, but there may be a silver lining with respect to computer security. Security Associate Dan Petro is quoted in this CNET article – CIA Hacking? Hooray! Privacy Advocates See an Upside.
The security of a Chinese company’s surveillance cameras is questioned in this The Times – Communist State Funded CCTV Company Has Eyes Across the Globe article. Bishop Fox Partner Francis Brown was interviewed for the article and told The Times “security networks are almost always connected and bridged to something that has access …
A controversy over a secretly installed data monitoring system is simmering at university campuses across California. Last summer, hackers broke into the computer network at the UCLA medical center. A few months later, the University of California system’s president quietly ordered a new security system to monitor Internet traffic on all UC campuses. “And …
Apple says it will oppose a federal court order to assist the Justice Department in unlocking an iPhone used by one of two attackers who killed 14 office workers in San Bernardino, Calif. Security Associate Joe DeMesy weighs in on Apple’s reasoning in this NPR interview – Apple to Fight Court Order To …
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is now looking into a number of Hollywood celebrities who were exposed after online criminals hacked into a secured file storage system. Dan Petro comments on today’s privacy issues in this Fox 10 News story: Securing Your Photos & Emails: Tips To Keep Your Private Information Safe
A new viral marketing campaign for a video game exposes your vulnerabilities using your Facebook page. Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro contributes his thoughts on the issue in this Fox 10 Phoenix News story: Your Digital Shadow, A Viral Marketing Campaign Exposes Your Digital Life
Reactions are mixed as the Justice Department announces a new plan to allow several U.S. tech giants to disclose more information about how often the government requires them to turn over customer data. Partner, Vinnie Liu, reacts to the latest development in this USA TODAY article: Obama Seeks to Balance Privacy, National Security