Category: DATASEC

Iowa Grocery Chain Investigating Possible Hack of Payment Processing Systems

A West Des Moines, Iowa-based grocery chain that also operates restaurants, fuel-pumps and drive-thru coffee shops is warning its customers about a security incident involving some of its payment card systems.  read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Securityweek/~3/eYxsIthLKbc/iowa-grocery-chain-investigating-possible-hack-payment-processing-systems

Attorney General Barr and Encryption

Last month, Attorney General William Barr gave a major speech on encryption policy­what is commonly known as “going dark.” Speaking at Fordham University in New York, he admitted that adding backdoors decreases security but that it is worth it. Some [ … ]

Hackers steal 700,000 guest records from Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels, a hospitality franchisor based in Maryland that owns chains such as Comfort Inn, MainStay Suites, Econo Lodge and Cambria Hotels, has suffered a cyber incident that exposed 700,000 guest records, including full names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses [ … ]

British Airways Criticized for Exposing Passenger Flight Details

British Airways (BA) has been criticized for allowing hackers easy access to customer flight information. The issue was exposed Tuesday by researchers who discovered “a vulnerability affecting British Airways’ e-ticketing system that exposes passengers’ personally identifiable information (PII).” read more [ … ]

Trojans, ransomware dominate 2018–2019 education threat landscape

Trojans such as Emotet and TrickBot were the top threat for the education sector in the 2018–2019 school year. What threats will the new school year bring? Categories: Trojans Tags: cyberthreatseducation cybersecurityemotetransomwareryukRyuk ransomwaretrickbotTrojans (Read more…) The post Trojans, ransomware dominate [ … ]