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Corporate consulting giant Accenture left bucketloads of sensitive corporate and client data exposed online for anyone to access. Luckily for them, it seems that UpGuard director of cyber risk research Chris Vickery was the only one who stumbled upon it. He discovered the four unsecured AWS S3 storage buckets on September 17, and notified the […]

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Hackers lusting after cryptocurrency but not wanting to spend money to buy it or mine it are targeting users wallets, computers, popular Web sites and public cloud computing environments. Mining software/malware is a well known pest, and instances of employees using their company’s or organization’s computer resources to surreptitiously mine cryptocoin are regularly uncovered. But […]

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Netgear recently issued 50 patches for its routers, switches, NAS devices, and wireless access points to resolve vulnerabilities ranging from remote code execution bugs to authentication bypass flaws. Twenty of the patches address “high” vulnerability issues with the remaining 30 scored as “medium” security risks.

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Barracuda Networks and research firm Vanson Bourne polled 300 IT decision makers from organizations across the US on their use of public cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Respondents included IT professionals across small, medium, and large-sized organizations, and their answers paint the following picture: Respondents currently run 44 percent of their infrastructure in the […]

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