GAO: Census Bureau Comes Up Short on Cybersecurity

GAO: Census Bureau Comes Up Short on Cybersecurity

The U.S. Census Bureau has not done enough to address cybersecurity issues in preparation for the 2020 census, which is slated to begin in April, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. See Also: Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for Integrated...
Do I need an SSL Certificate?

Do I need an SSL Certificate?

With Chrome version 79 already out, websites with any kind of text input need an SSL certificate. You need to ask yourself, does your website takes text inputs in the form of login panels, contact forms, search bars, etc.? Is your website on HTTP://xxxxxxxx.xxx If...
United Kingdom – Travelex

United Kingdom – Travelex

Exploit: Malware attackTravelex: Foreign currency exchangeRisk to Small Business: 2 = Severe: Travelex rang in the new year with an old cyberattack methodology, enduring a malware attack on December 31st. The company brought its systems offline to protect data and...
United Kingdom – The Cabinet Office

United Kingdom – The Cabinet Office

Exploit: Accidental sharing The Cabinet Office: Governmental department responsible for supporting the Prime Minister and Cabinet Risk to Small Business: 2.333 = Severe: The Cabinet Office inadvertently uploaded the home and work addresses of recipients of various New...
Netherlands – Maastricht University

Netherlands – Maastricht University

Exploit: RansomwareMaastricht University: Public post-secondary academic institutionRisk to Small Business: 1.888 = Severe: A ransomware attack on Maastricht University disabled the university’s Windows computers and email services. To prevent the...
Canada – TD Canada Trust

Canada – TD Canada Trust

Exploit: Phishing scamTD Canada Trust: Personal & small business banking institutionRisk to Small Business: 2.444 = Severe: Security researchers have unearthed a two-year phishing campaign impacting Canadian banks, including TD Canada Trust....