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Consumers, Security Pros Troubled by IoT Issues
mediapost.com
IoT security continues to be an area of concern for both businesses and consumers, and a new study shows that fear also includes potential weaponization of IoT devices.
POS Malware Hits Two Hotel Chains
databreachtoday.com
Two hotel chains are warning that they've suffered point-of-sale malware infections that compromised customers' payment card data. Both say they were alerted to related card fraud by the U.S. Secret Service and that they're now assisting law enforcement agencies' investigations.
Report on Cardiac Device Cyber Vulnerabilities Fuels Debate
healthcareinfosecurity.com
Medical device cybersecurity is an important area of focus that needs a brighter spotlight. But a new report questioning the security of certain cardiac devices from St. Jude Medical Inc. raises some serious ethical issues about the whistleblowers.
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TODAY'S IDENTITY THEFT & SCAM NEWS
Considering Privacy in the Age of the Camera
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
govtech.com
Surveillance cameras offer a powerful tool for law enforcement, but there are implications to consider for privacy, footage retention and public safety.
Hacker Reveals How He Could Have Hacked Multiple Facebook Accounts
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
thehackernews.com
Gurkirat Singh from California recently discovered a loophole in Facebook's password reset mechanism that could have given hackers complete access to the victim's Facebook account, allowing them to view message conversations and payment card details, post anything and do whatever the real account holder can.
Dropbox Recommending Some Users Update Account Credentials
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
scmagazine.com
Dropbox is recommending to some users update the log in credentials for their account because a group of member emails and passwords may have been compromised.
1.3 Million Kids Have Identity Stolen Annually, 50% Under 6-Years-Old
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
freep.com
At least one study showed child credit and Social Security numbers abused at a rate 51 times greater than the adult population.
Man, Woman Arrested on Suspicion of Child Abuse, ID Theft
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
sbsun.com
A child abuse investigation by a San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy turned up evidence of identity theft as well, leading to the arrest of a San Bernardino man and woman, authorities said Saturday.