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Bitglass blames hacking, IT incidents as main reasons for breaches

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Bitglass blames hacking, IT incidents as main reasons for breaches

Bitglass blames hacking, IT incidents as main reasons for breaches A new report from cloud security vendor Bitglass contends that hacking and IT incidents account for about half of all healthcare data breaches. The company sets the total number of records exposed in 2018 at 11.5 million, doubling the number of records exposed in 2017. However, healthcare organizations experienced fewer breaches in 2018 than in 2017; however, the total number of records breached in 2018 had more than doubled the total from 2017. The steady rise of hacking suggests that healthcare IT systems are increasingly being targeted by actors who...

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Millions of Fortnite Users Were Vulnerable to Hacking, Researchers Say

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Millions of Fortnite Users Were Vulnerable to Hacking, Researchers Say

Millions of Fortnite Users Were Vulnerable to Hacking, Researchers Say Millions of players of the hit online game Fortnite may have been vulnerable to a security breach that gave hackers access into user accounts, security researchers said on Wednesday. A bug in the game’s log-in system allowed attackers to gain access to unsuspecting users’ accounts if they clicked a phishing link sent in a message on the platform, researchers for the information security company Check Point Research said this week. If players clicked the link, attackers would have been able to access account log-in credentials, which could then be used to...

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Learn to play defense by hacking these broken web apps

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Learn to play defense by hacking these broken web apps

Learn to play defense by hacking these broken web apps The best way to learn to play defense is to play offense, and the OWASP Broken Web Applications Project makes it easy for application developers, novice penetration testers, and security-curious management to flex their offensive muscle in the safety of a virtual machine on their own laptop. Web applications are the most visible front door to any enterprise and are often designed and built without strong security in mind. Stressing out over hardware vulnerabilities like Spectre or Meltdown is fun and trendy, but while you're digging a moat around your...

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