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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
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
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
DHS’ threat-sharing program AIS is barely used reports Cyberscoop. Not one entity or person to blame, but lots of room to improve.
Do you care about PCI compliance? This Saturday, is the deadline for disabling SSL/early TLS and implementing a more secure encryption protocol – TLS 1.1 or higher (might as well just make it TLS 1.3 which is coming soon) in order to meet the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) for safeguarding payment data.
Coin mining increased 629% in Q1 says McAfee report.
What is the definition of hacker? Motherboard chimes in.
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