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Report Shows Personal Info On 144K Canadians Breached By Federal Entities: Expert Comments | Information Security Buzz

It was recently reported that information on 144,000 Canadians was breached by 10 federal departments on almost 8,000 occasions in the past 2 years alone. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) saw the most individuals affected, with 3,020 breaches involving 59,065 individuals. The CRA blames the breaches on misdirected mail, security incidents, and employee misconduct. “Two-thirds …

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Expert Reaction On “Big Tech Needs More Regulation” – Mark Zuckerberg | Information Security Buzz

The Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg admitted that big tech needs more regulation. Specifically, there have been calls for regulation in four main areas: elections, harmful content, privacy and data portability. Mark Zuckerberg: Big Tech needs more regulation https://t.co/CyKwF97Cte — Financial Times (@FT) February 16, 2020

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Expert Comment On News: Institute Of International Education (IIE) Leaks Student Personal Data With Two Exposed Databases | Information Security Buzz

An interesting story has run on exposed databases. According to a story in Infosecurity Magazine, a US education non-profit, the Institute of International Education (IIE) has unwittingly leaked the personal information of thousands of students after leaving two online MongoDB databases exposed. The database contained links with active access token to documents stored elsewhere. These …

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The Future Of 5G May Be Bright, But Is It Secure? | Information Security Buzz

5G is here to replace not just legacy cellular standards, but a multitude of other wireless and wired communication standards and therefore its scope will cover personal use, business operations, transportation and smart city infrastructure. This, together with its support for dense [READ MORE…] Continue reading “The Future Of 5G May Be Bright, But Is It Secure? | Information Security Buzz”

Rutter’s Hit By Credit Card Stealing Malware – Privacy Expert Comments | Information Security Buzz

Rutter’s, the convenience store, fast food restaurant, and gas station chain owner, has disclosed that 71 locations were infected with a point-of-sale (POS) malware that was used by attackers to steal customers’ credit card information. Rutter’s disclosed in a Notice of Payment Card Incident that it found evidence indicating that some payment card data from cards used …

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