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2018-06-28 | 340 million PII records leaked, Coin mining increased 629% in Q1, and What’s your top security concern?

Thursday, June 28

TOP STORY

  • Marketing firm Exactis leaked 340 million PII records. Vinny Troia, the security researcher credited with uncovering the open database said “It seems like this is a database with pretty much every US citizen in it”. There's no evidence currently this is a breach.  

TWEET OF THE DAY

  • My biggest security concern is phishing. It’s just too easy for bad actors to spin up a campaign nowadays which keeps my hypervigilant when anyone sends me an attachment. What’s your top security concern? - @reybango

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We had this grand vision that once we passed the bill that the legal obstacles and the perceptual obstacles would come down… and that everyone would be enthusiastically accepting threat information from the government and be sharing threat information back with the government.”

Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I. on CISA

 


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