Protecting the Cloud: Securing access to public cloud accounts

Credit to Author: Rich Beckett| Date: Tue, 05 May 2020 12:44:15 +0000

How Sophos Cloud Optix helps you secure access to your AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform accounts.<img src=”” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Seattle tries out mobile voting

Credit to Author: Lucas Mearian| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 03:00:00 -0800

About 1.2 million Seattle area voters will be able to use their smartphone, laptop or a computer at their local library to vote in a current election this year.

This will be the first-time online voting is available to all eligible registered voters of a district, according to a foundation behind the initiative.

The King Conservation District in Washington State is the third region in the U.S. to partner with the non-profit Tusk Philanthropies on a national effort to expand mobile voting, and Washington is the fifth state to pilot mobile voting in general. The King Conservation District is a state environmental agency that includes Seattle and 33 other cities, but it is separate from the King County Elections agency and operates under a different budget.

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Capital One breach exposes over 100 million credit card applications

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 16:00:00 +0000

The Capital One data breach is an exceptional example, if only because of how much we already know. Not only that, but the breach happened to one of the technical front-runners in banking.



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Bomb Threat, Sextortion Spammers Abused Weakness at

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 02:44:28 +0000

Two of the most disruptive and widely-received spam email campaigns over the past few months — including an ongoing sextortion email scam and a bomb threat hoax that shut down dozens of schools, businesses and government buildings late last year — were made possible thanks to an authentication weakness at, the world’s largest domain name registrar, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Perhaps more worryingly, experts warn this same weakness that let spammers hijack domains registered through GoDaddy also affects a great many other major Internet service providers, and is actively being abused to launch phishing and malware attacks which leverage dormant Web site names currently owned and controlled by some of the world’s most trusted corporate names and brands.

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Amazon and Sophos increase visibility to applications and data security on AWS

Credit to Author: gailferreirasophos| Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 17:32:49 +0000

Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the AWS Security Hub, with Sophos as a launch partner. Sophos supports this industry-wide effort to consolidate and bring focus to high-priority security alerts on AWS. We believe that visibility is the best defense against today’s threats, highlighting as early as possible any alerts and events that could represent [&#8230;]<img src=”” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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