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Deep learning is a term that you are most likely hearing often. We have entered into an advanced age of technology and there are a lot of questions circulating around this subject. What is deep learning? Is it artificial intelligence? When will we see more evidence of AI integrated into our lives? The answer is,...
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A public-data tool built by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health to track the prevalence of hepatitis infections left individuals’ health records accessible, compromising the names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and intimate health records of thousands of people receiving medical care in Philadelphia. The department learned of the breach Friday when an Inquirer reporter discovered...
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The primary contributor to the ransomware attacks in the manufacturing sector includes LockerGoga ransomware, followed by WannaCry, GandCrab, and BitPayment ransomware.LockerGoga ransomware targeted several industrial and manufacturing companies including Altran Technologies, Norsk Hydro, Hexion, and Momentive. Context The manufacturing sector has been continuously facing the brunt of cyberattacks in recent years. Especially, ransomware attacks have...
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The Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) has had its name cross my desk a lot this past year. And that’s not a good thing. There have been five Cancer Treatment Centers of America breach notices that have been publicly disclosed since November 2018. Three of them involved the Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia. In...
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Your grandmother, your mother, your grandfather, your father, your brothers, and sisters need your help to stay safe from cybercriminals. Have you checked in on the elders in your family and their online habits? Have you informed your parents of ongoing cyber threats and how to prevent them?  At AGT, we want anyone and everyone...
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More than 225 US mayors have signed a resolution to oppose the payment to ransomware attackers.The resolution was passed at the US Conference of Mayors Annual meeting which took place in June and July this year. Ransomware attacks are burgeoning across the cities and counties in the US. According to The U.S. Conference of Mayors,...
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The YouTube account hacks are the result of a coordinated campaign that targeted YouTube users with phishing emails, pointing them to phishing sites, where hackers harvested their login account credentials.Some of the hacked YouTube channels in the auto community include Built, Troy Sowers, MaxtChekVids, PURE Function, and Musafir. What is the issue? Several high-profile accounts...
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Two years after hackers first started targeting local government payment portals, attacks are still going on, with eight cities having had their Click2Gov payment portals compromised in the last month alone, security researchers from Gemini Advisory have revealed in a report shared with ZDNet today. These new hacks have allowed hackers to get their hands...
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Provides business customers easy access to apps while minimizing the attack surface Zscaler, Inc., the leader in cloud security, today announced Zscaler B2B, a new innovation that solves a long-standing problem businesses face when exposing their applications to their customers, suppliers and manufacturers. Zscaler™ B2B is a unique solution that reduces the attack surface introduced...
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ens of millions of records from customers of two airline companies owned by Lion Air have been circulating on data exchange forums for at least a month. The info was stored in an Amazon bucket that was open on the web. The records are present in two databases, one with 21 million records, the other...
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