InfoSecSherpa’s News Roundup for Wednesday, August 11, 2021

InfoSecSherpa: Your Guide Up a Mountain of Information!

  1. Ransomware Attack on GA Health System Impacts Staff, Patients’ PHI
    (Health IT Security, August 11th)
  2. Clearfield County (Pennsylvania) to implement cybersecurity upgrades to county networks
    (We Are Central PA, August 11th)
  3. Systemic cyberattack could present significant risk to banking sector — report
    (Insurance Business America, August 11th)
  4. Germany arrests British embassy worker suspected of spying for Russia
    (NBC News, August 11th)
  5. Discord Malware is a persistent and growing threat warns Sophos
    (PC Gamer, August 11th)
  6. NIST Study on Kids’ Passwords Shows Gap Between Knowledge of Password Best Practices and Behavior
    (Mirage News, August 11th)
  7. Norton and Avast are merging into an $8 billion antivirus empire
    (The Verge, August 11th)
  8. eCh0raix Ransomware Variant Targets QNAP, Synology NAS Devices
    (Threatpost, August 10th)
  9. Firefox 91 introduces cookie clearing, clutter-free printing, Microsoft single sign-on… so where are all the users?
    (The Register, August 11th)
  10. Azerbaijan shares data on computer security requests for July 2021
    (Trend News Agency, August 11th)

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