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Google has issued a warning to G Suite users after researchers discovered that thousands of organizations expose sensitive information through misconfigured Google Groups instances. The Google Groups service allows users to create mailing lists, host internal discussions, and process support tickets. These types of communications can include highly sensitive information, which is why it’s important…

Organizations recognize that the cloud is a key enabler of digital transformation, allowing them to innovate faster, improve business agility, and accelerate time to market. As they reinvent business models and strategies, a growing number are opting for public cloud deployments. In fact, the RightScale 2018 State of the Cloud Report finds that more enterprises are prioritizing…

Berlin – The operator of the world’s largest internet hub challenged the legality of sweeping telecoms surveillance by Germany’s spy agency, a German court heard Wednesday. The BND foreign intelligence service has long tapped international data flows through the De-Cix exchange based in the German city of Frankfurt. But the operator argues the agency is…

There is a growing war among nations and the potential victims may not even know they are targeted as pawns in a larger geopolitical game. This war is not being fought openly with the same territorial expansion objectives of conventional 20th-century warfare or with the threat of mutually assured annihilation from the Cold War. Rather,…

Many Mac users reported in the past few weeks that a process named “mshelper” had been eating up a lot of CPU power and draining their batteries. It turns out that the process is associated with a piece of malware designed to mine for Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency. Researchers at Malwarebytes have analyzed the mshelper malware and while…

Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) on Tuesday asked the chief information officer at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to take immediate action to ensure that the organization’s websites use HTTPS. The senator noted that some of the DoD’s websites, such as the ones belonging to the NSA, the Army, and the Air Force, do use…

While the upcoming GDPR compliance deadline will mark an unprecedented milestone in security, it should also serve as a crucial reminder that compliance does not equal security.  Along with the clear benefits to be gained from upholding the standards enforced by GDPR, PCI DSS, HIPAA, and other regulatory bodies often comes a shift toward a…

The EU’s new data protection rules that enter into force later this month are having an impact around the world as firms, including in the United States and China, move to comply. While all firms globally are required to comply with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when it comes to the data of…