Medical records of 3.5M US patients unprotected, Hackers post porn videos in virtual classroom, and more

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Round Up of Major Breaches and Scams

Monero scam was at the center of Trump campaign website defacement

The brief defacement of President Trump’s campaign website Tuesday night serves as another reminder that when cybercriminals want to cast a wide net for a scam, U.S. politics present plenty of opportunities — especially in the final days of a highly fraught election season. The front page of the site was replaced with a message claiming that hackers had compromised “multiple devices” and stolen “strictly classified information” — claims that the Trump campaign rejected.

Experian vows to drag UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office to court after being told off for data-slurping practices

Experian has been rapped over the knuckles by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after it discovered the credit reference agency was trading “millions” of people’s data for marketing purposes. Instead of issuing a monetary fine, however, the data regulator wrapped up a two-year probe yesterday by merely insisting Experian tweaks its online privacy policies and informs consumers it acquired data about them.

Application Security Posture Management Firm Enso Security Emerges From Stealth

Enso Security, a company that claims to have built the first application security posture management (ASPM) platform, emerged from stealth mode on Wednesday with $6 million in seed funding. The Israel-based company was founded by three individuals previously responsible for application security at cloud-based web development company Wix.com: Roy Erlich, who will serve as Enso’s CEO; Barak Tawily, who will serve as CTO; and Chen Gour Arie, who will serve as CPO.

EXCLUSIVE: Medical Records of 3.5 Million U.S. Patients Can be Accessed and Manipulated by Anyone

More than 2 petabytes of unprotected medical data found on Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) Servers. The results of 13 million medical examinations relating to around 3.5 million U.S. patients are unprotected and available to anyone on the internet, SecurityWeek has learned. This is despite the third week of this year’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (week beginning 19 October 2020) majoring on ‘Securing Internet-Connected Devices in Healthcare’.

Hackers post pornography in virtual classroom

The New Hartford Central School district is currently trying to discover who is responsible for a hack on their virtual classroom system. Last week a hacker posing as a student entered a health class where they played loud noises across the speakers and posted a pornographic video which all the students in the virtual classroom could see. The incident sparked outrage among district faculty and parents of Ralph Perry Junior- High School where the hack took place.

Cybereason announces $1 million comprehensive breach protection warranty

Cybereason today announced the availability of the Cybereason Breach Protection Warranty that provides up to $1 Million in coverage in the event of a breach. The Cybereason Breach Protection Warranty covers a variety of attacks including zero-day, malware and ransomware attacks, and is available free of charge to customers with the Cybereason Ultimate package, a comprehensive endpoint security bundle that combines the industry-leading prevention, detection and response capabilities of the Cybereason Defense Platform with the guidance and 24×7 support of an expert Managed Services Team.

Round Up of Major Malware and Ransomware Incidents

Isentia Reeling After Suspected Ransomware Attack

Media monitoring giant Isentia has revealed that it is currently dealing with a major security incident disrupting some online services. The Sydney-headquartered firm, which has operations in eight markets, revealed the news in a regulatory filing with the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) yesterday. Although ransomware wasn’t mentioned by name, reports suggest it is the cause of the incident, which Isentia admitted is disrupting services in its SaaS Mediaportal platform.

Round Up of Major Vulnerabilities and Patches

Hackers Can Open Doors by Exploiting Vulnerabilities in Hörmann Device

Hackers could remotely open garage doors and gates by exploiting vulnerabilities found in a gateway device made by Hörmann, researchers warned on Wednesday. Hörmann is a Germany-based company that specializes in home and industrial doors. The company’s products are sold in more than 50 countries across North America, Europe and Asia, and according to Wikipedia, it’s the fourth largest door manufacturer in the world.

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