Sunday, August 18, 2013

FB security does not believe security expert - Mark Zuckerberg pays for it

Security experts notifies Facebook security about a vulnerability that allows him to post to anyone's wall, friend or not. FB security does not believe him, till he posts to Mark Zuckerberg's wall.

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Saturday, August 10, 2013

Over 32,000 patient records exposed to the Internet due to firewall off

Over 32,000 patients across 48 states were impacted by a security breach of their Protected Health Information (PHI) that Cogent Health had outsourced to M2ComSys. The PHI was sometimes even indexed by Google, exposing patients names, physician names, dates of birth, diagnosis description, treatment data, medical history and medical records numbers. According to the article below, the outsourcing company's site had its firewall down. The access to these notes through the site began May 5, 2013, and ended following Cogent Healthcare’s discovery of the lapse on June 24, 2013.

How can a firewall not be functional?

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Thursday, August 08, 2013

White House offering incentives for implementing Cyber Security

The White House seems to be serious about increasing Cyber Security in the commercial sector. Offering incentives for companies that invest into Cyber Security.

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