Highereddive – Cyberattacks keep targetting colleges.
“Cyberattacks on colleges and universities have been increasing over the years, but the pandemic ushered in a new era of urgency. The attacks pose not just financial risks but also operational risk, …. During the first quarter of 2021, the education sector accounted for nearly 10% of globally reported cyberattacks, …”
Informationsecuritybuzz – The Anatomy Of A Credential Stuffing Attack
“The OWASP describes credential stuffing as “the automated injection of stolen username and password pairs (“credentials”) in to website login forms, in order to fraudulently gain access to user accounts.” In other words, automating lists of stolen logins to “brute force” an entry, and doing nefarious things once access is obtained.”
Reuters – A look at the intimate details Amazon knows about us
“Amazon collects data on consumers through its Alexa voice assistant, its e-commerce marketplace, Kindle e-readers, Audible audiobooks, its video and music platforms, home-security cameras and fitness trackers. Alexa-enabled devices make recordings inside people’s homes, and Ring security cameras capture every visitor.”
Kraken – Your Fingerprint Can Be Hacked For $5. Here’s How.
“To compromise your device or account, we don’t even need direct access to your fingerprint. A photo of a surface you’ve touched (from a table at the local library to the equipment at your nearest gym) will do.” … “It should be clear by now that, while your fingerprint is unique to you, it can […]