InfoSecSherpa’s News Roundup for Tuesday, August 24, 2021

  1. Millions of personal data exposed by software
    (Nintendo Power, August 24th)
    Communities include 47 groups involving communities such as American Airlines, Ford, JP Hunt and the Maryland Health Authority and New York City Public Transportation. They typically use software from Microsoft, the Power App, which makes it easy to create websites and mobile applications to communicate with the public.
  2. Ethiopia ‘wants own social media platform’, says security chief
    (Capacity Media, August 24th)
  3. University of Alabama in Huntsville opens new cybersecurity lab for students
    (Alabama Dot Com, August 23rd)
  4. Splunk picks Pamela Fusco as information security chief
    (Seeking Alpha, August 23rd)
  5. Joe Biden reportedly hosting cybersecurity meeting with Tim Cook, Satya Nadella, and Andy Jassy attending
    (The Verge, August 23rd)
  6. Who’s Responsible for Cybersecurity in Industrial and Manufacturing Settings?
    (Occupational Health & Safety Online, August 24th)
  7. Hackers Could Increase Medication Doses Through Infusion Pump Flaws
    (Wired, August 24th)
  8. Effective Threat-Hunting Queries in a Redacted World
    (Threatpost, August 24th)
  9. Phones used in MoMo fraud to be blocked permanently — MTN Ghana boss
    (Pulse Ghana, August 24th)
  10. UK government and police servers vulnerable to new Microsoft email hack, security researchers say
    (Sky News, August 24th)
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